Studio portrait of 3630A Private Arthur John Ormes, 20th (later 2nd) Battalion of Summer Hill, ...

Units
Accession Number P08624.099
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 3630A Private Arthur John Ormes, 20th (later 2nd) Battalion of Summer Hill, NSW. A photo engraver prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 20 December 1915. He died, aged 22, on 12 August 1916 at the St Johns Ambulance Brigade, Etaples, France, from gunshot wounds received in action at Pozieres, France on 23 July 1916. He is buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery, France.