Studio portrait of 3687 Private (Pte) Philip Bergin, of Townsville, Qld, 15th Battalion. Formerly ...

Unit 15th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Pozieres Area, Mouquet Farm
Accession Number P07068.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 120 safety base
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Townsville
Date made c 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 3687 Private (Pte) Philip Bergin, of Townsville, Qld, 15th Battalion. Formerly a labourer, Pte Bergin enlisted on 20 September 1915 and as a member of the 12th Reinforcements, he embarked from Sydney, NSW, aboard HMAT Suffolk (A23) on 30 November 1915. He served on the Western Front and was killed in action in the Mouquet Farm - Pozieres region, France, on 8 August 1916, aged 28.