Studio portrait of 3117 Private (Pte) John Cyril Barrett, 50th Battalion, of Mount Cooper, SA. A ...

Accession Number P07788.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Duryea, Thelma
Place made Australia: South Australia, Adelaide
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 3117 Private (Pte) John Cyril Barrett, 50th Battalion, of Mount Cooper, SA. A farmer prior to enlistement, Pte Barrett embarked with the 8th Reinforcements from Adelaide on HMAT Berrima on 16 December 1916. On 27 September 1917 he was killed in action in Belgium, aged 25. He has no known grave and is commemorated at the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.