Studio portrait of 4023 Private Richard Joseph Donovan, 3rd Battalion, of Redfern, NSW. Husband ...

Unit 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P05301.246
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 4023 Private Richard Joseph Donovan, 3rd Battalion, of Redfern, NSW. Husband of Elsie May Donovan. A grocer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Medic (A7) on 30 December 1915. He was killed in action on 18 August 1916 at Pozieres, France, aged 43. He is buried in the Sunken Road Cemetery, Contalmaison, east-north-east of Albert, France.