Studio portrait of 4178 Private (Pte) Francis Harrup Northey, 22nd Battalion, of North Fitzroy, ...

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
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Accession Number P07641.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Date made 23 May 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 4178 Private (Pte) Francis Harrup Northey, 22nd Battalion, of North Fitzroy, Vic. A clerk prior to enlistment, he embarked with the 10th Reinforcements from Melbourne aboard HMAT Wiltshire on 7 March 1916. While serving in France, Pte Northey was killed in action during the Second Battle of Bullecourt on 3 May 1917, aged 25.