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P05413.057

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number P05413.057
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Photographer Unknown
Date made 1916

Description

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.