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 ...
ID numberP08624.208
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Photomechanical print
MakerCumberland
Place madeAustralia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made1920
DescriptionStudio 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.