Studio portrait of 4429 Private (Pte) Arthur Beaven, 1st Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A ...

Unit 1st Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P08624.009
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Cumberland
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Parramatta
Date made 1920
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 4429 Private (Pte) Arthur Beaven, 1st Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A telephone mechanic prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916. Pte Beaven died, aged 22, on 27th July 1916 in the No 44 Casualty Clearing Station, France of wounds received in action on 25th July 1916, during the Pozieres campaign. He is buried in the Puchevillers British Cemetery, France.