|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Studio portrait of 2945 Private James Taylor McKnight, 55th Battalion (later 2nd Company ...
Studio portrait of 2945 Private James Taylor McKnight, 55th Battalion (later 2nd Company Australian Machine Gun Corps), of Young, NSW. A bank clerk prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ascanius (A11) on 25 October 1916. On 9 April 1918, he was killed in action near Amiens, France, aged 20. He is buried in the Boves West Communal Cemetery Extension, France.