Studio portrait of 2980 Private Percy Mingo Dwyer, 1st Battalion of Newtown, NSW. An estate ...

Unit 1st Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P08624.342
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 2980 Private Percy Mingo Dwyer, 1st Battalion of Newtown, NSW. An estate agent prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Argyllshire (A8) on 30 September 1915. On 22 July 1916, aged 36, he was in killed action at Pozieres, France. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.