Studio portrait of 1261 Private George William Smith, 18th Battalion of Sefton Park via Lidcombe, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ceramic (A40) on 25 June ...

Collection ID P08624.208
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 1261 Private George William Smith, 18th Battalion of Sefton Park via Lidcombe, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ceramic (A40) on 25 June ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Cumberland
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 21 June 2017
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 1261 Private George William Smith, 18th Battalion of Sefton Park via Lidcombe, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ceramic (A40) on 25 June 1915. He was killed in action at Pozieres, France on 4 August 1916, aged 41. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.

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