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 ...
ID numberP05413.074
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Photomechanical print
MakerUnknown
Date made1915
DescriptionStudio 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.