Studio portrait of 4139A Private Hendrick John Bongers, 1st (later 45th) Battalion of Auburn, NSW. A fitter prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 20 December ...

Collection ID P08624.233
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 4139A Private Hendrick John Bongers, 1st (later 45th) Battalion of Auburn, NSW. A fitter prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 20 December ...
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 4139A Private Hendrick John Bongers, 1st (later 45th) Battalion of Auburn, NSW. A fitter prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 20 December 1915. He was killed in action at Pozieres, France on 12 August 1916, aged 19. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.

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