Studio portrait of 4220 Pte (later Sergeant) Walter James Kavanagh, 13th (later 45th) Battalion, ...

Units
Accession Number P05301.248
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 4220 Pte (later Sergeant) Walter James Kavanagh, 13th (later 45th) Battalion, of North Sydney, NSW. A stevedore prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 20 December 1915. He was killed in action on 7 August 1916 at Pozieres, France, aged 44. He is buried in the Pozieres British Cemetery Ovillers-La-Boisselle, west of Pozieres, France.