Studio portrait of 3815 Private William Henry Harris, 2nd Battalion of Auburn, NSW. A railway ...

Unit 2nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P08624.254
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 3815 Private William Henry Harris, 2nd Battalion of Auburn, NSW. A railway shunter prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Medic (A7) on 30 December 1915. He was killed in action at Pozieres, France on 23 July 1916, aged 36. He is buried in the Serre Road Cemetery No 2, France.