|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Studio portrait of 4183 Private Edward James Filby, 3rd (later 2nd) Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. ...
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.