Studio portrait of 652 Sergeant James Patrick O'Toole, 17th Battalion, of Newtown, NSW. Son of ...

Unit 17th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P05301.219
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made c 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 652 Sergeant James Patrick O'Toole, 17th Battalion, of Newtown, NSW. Son of Son of James and Margaret O'Toole. A clerk prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Themistocles (A32) on 12 May 1915. He was killed in action on 26 July 1916 near Pozieres, France, aged 21. He was buried in the vicinity of Pozieres but has no known grave. He is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.