|Object type||Black & white - Digital print|
|Place made||Western Front|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt) Walter Bentley Jackson, 28th Battalion, of North ...
Studio portrait of Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt) Walter Bentley Jackson, 28th Battalion, of North Fremantle, WA. Formerly a grocer, 2nd Lt Jackson enlisted as a private on 21 June 1915 and as a member of the 3rd Reinforcements he embarked from Fremantle aboard HMAT Rachises (A68) on 2 September 1915. He served on the Western Front where he was Commissioned on 17 April 1917. He was wounded in action at the second battle of Bullecourt on 3 May 1917 and was evacuated to the 3rd Casualty Clearing Station where he died of his wounds later that day. He was aged 24 years.