Studio portrait of 2718 Private (later Lance Corporal) John Douglas Black, 19th Battalion of ...

Units
Accession Number P08624.138
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 2718 Private (later Lance Corporal) John Douglas Black, 19th Battalion of Granville, NSW. A clerk prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Euripides (A14) on 2 November 1915. He transferred to the 4th Battalion and was killed in action on 22 July 1916 at Pozieres Village, France, aged 19. He is buried in the Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boisselle, France.