Group portrait of members of the 12th Battalion. Known to be in the photograph (position unknown) ...

Unit 12th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P05934.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Maker Beatties Studios
Place made Australia: Tasmania, Hobart
Date made c October 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Group portrait of members of the 12th Battalion. Known to be in the photograph (position unknown) is 446 Private (Pte) William Albert Gillam, a member of D Company. A miner from Queenstown, Tasmania, prior to enlistment, Gillam embarked with the rank of Corporal from Hobart aboard HMAT Geelong (A2) on 20 October 1914. He was killed in action at Gallipoli on 23 June 1915, aged 34.