|Object type||Black & white - Digital print|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 2594A Private (Pte) Nesbitt William Thomas Black, 25th Battalion, of Dunoon, ...
Studio portrait of 2594A Private (Pte) Nesbitt William Thomas Black, 25th Battalion, of Dunoon, NSW. A bank clerk with two years service in the 12th Infantry Regiment (CMF) before enlisting in August 1915, Pte Black left Australia for Egypt with the 6th Reinforcements in October 1915 and transferred to the 9th Battalion before arriving in France for service on the Western Front in March 1916. He was killed during the 9th Battalion's attack on Pozieres on 23 July 1916. Aged 21 at the time of his death, Pte Black has no known grave.