|Unit||17th Australian Infantry Battalion|
|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Studio portrait of 680 Lance Corporal (late Corporal) Neville Wynn Simpson, 17th Battalion of ...
Studio portrait of 680 Lance Corporal (late Corporal) Neville Wynn Simpson, 17th Battalion of Sydney, NSW (originally of New Plymouth, New Zealand). A bank clerk prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Themistocles (A32) on 12 May 1915. On 29 July 1916, during the Battle of Pozieres, he was wounded in action and died later the same day at the 44th Casualty Clearing Station, France, aged 29. He is buried in the Puchevillers British Cemetery, France.