Studio portrait of 4183 Private Edward James Filby, 3rd (later 2nd) Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. ...

Units
Accession Number P08624.043
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Cumberland
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
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 4183 Private Edward James Filby, 3rd (later 2nd) Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 30 December 1915. He was killed in action on 23 July 1916 near Albert, France, aged 24. He was buried south of Pozieres. Post war his grave was not found and he is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.