Studio portrait of 1150 Pte (later Cpl) Percy James Blackmore, 20th Battalion, of Cambridge, ...

Unit 20th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P05301.295
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 1150 Pte (later Cpl) Percy James Blackmore, 20th Battalion, of Cambridge, England, son of the late James Blackmore, and Louisa Matilda Board (formerly Blackmore), of Carlisle, England. A warehouseman prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Berrima (A35) on 25 June 1915. He was killed in action on 27 July 1916 at Pozieres, France, aged 27. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.