Studio portrait of Lieutenant Frederick George Lewis, 42nd Battalion of Toowoomba, Qld. A bank ...

Accession Number P05413.048
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1916
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 Lieutenant Frederick George Lewis, 42nd Battalion of Toowoomba, Qld. A bank clerk prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Borda (A30) on 24 January 1917, with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. On 1 September 1918, he was killed in action at Mont St. Quentin, France, aged 32. He is buried in the Hem Farm Military Cemetery, Hem-Monacu, France..