|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 6009 Private Francis Gell, 1st Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A horse driver ...
Studio portrait of 6009 Private Francis Gell, 1st Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A horse driver prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Wiltshire (A18) on 22 August 1916. He was killed in action on 5 May 1917 in the Hindenberg line trench at Bullecourt, France, aged 27. He was buried in the trench. Post war his grave was not found and he is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.