Studio portrait of 3618 Private George Henry Simpson 19th (later 2nd) Battalion of Lidcombe, NSW. ...

Units
Accession Number P08624.374
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 3618 Private George Henry Simpson 19th (later 2nd) Battalion of Lidcombe, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Berrima (A35) on 12 December 1915. He was killed in action at Pozieres, France on 25 July 1916, aged 32. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.