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ID number P05955.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Photographer Unknown

Description

Pre enlistment portrait of 2343 Private (Pte) John Hector Croft, 3rd Battalion, of Mittagong, NSW. A drover prior to enlistment, he embarked with the 2nd Reinforcements on HMAT Seang Bee (A48) on 11 February 1915. Pte Croft died at sea on board the Hospital Ship "St George" after receiving gunshot wounds on 27 July 1916, aged 25. He is buried at the Netley Military Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom.