Studio portrait of 3937 Private (later Corporal) Robert Webster, 3rd Battalion of Auburn, NSW. A ...

Unit 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P08624.311
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 3937 Private (later Corporal) Robert Webster, 3rd Battalion of Auburn, NSW. A carriage builder prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Medic (A7) on 30 December 1915. Initially reported missing, he was later declared killed in action, on 16 August 1916, at Pozieres, France, aged 22. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial.