Studio portrait of 2718 Pte (later L Cpl) Walter Cecil Cruickshanks, 2nd Battalion, of Corrimal, ...

Unit 2nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P05301.262
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Studio portrait of 2718 Pte (later L Cpl) Walter Cecil Cruickshanks, 2nd Battalion, of Corrimal, NSW, son of Walter George and Sarah Louisa Cruickshanks. A mechanic prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Runic (A54) on 9 August 1915. He was killed in action at Pozieres, France, on 25 July 1916, aged 24. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.