Studio portrait of 2791 Private William James Mason, 19th Battalion of Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW. ...

Unit 19th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P08624.081
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 2791 Private William James Mason, 19th Battalion of Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Euripides (A14) on 2 November 1915. He was wounded in action at Pozieres, France and died of his wounds on 26 July 1916, aged 25. He is buried in the Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, France.