Studio portrait of 4491 Private (Pte) Frederick Thomas Merritt, 22nd Battalion, of Camberwell, ...

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P07140.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 1916
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 4491 Private (Pte) Frederick Thomas Merritt, 22nd Battalion, of Camberwell, Vic. A plumber before enlisting on 7 January 1916, Pte Merritt embarked on 29 March 1916 from Melbourne on RMS Orontes with the 11th Reinforcements. He was killed in action on 3 May 1917 at Bullecourt, at the age of 23.