|Unit||16th Australian Infantry Battalion|
|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Place made||Australia: Western Australia, Bunbury|
|Date made||c 1916|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 6059 Private (Pte) Edward Walter McKernan, 16th Battalion, of Bunbury, WA. A ...
Studio portrait of 6059 Private (Pte) Edward Walter McKernan, 16th Battalion, of Bunbury, WA. A boatman prior to enlistment, Pte McKernan embarked on board HMAT Miltiades(A28) on 7 August 1916. He served in Belgium and France. On 11 April 1917 he was wounded and captured at Bullecourt. He died as a prisoner of war in a German military hospital at Valenciennes, France, on 13 June 1917. He was 25 years of age.