Studio portrait of 4333 Private Edward Henry Wilkinson, 3rd (later 2nd) Battalion of Lidcombe, ...

Units
Accession Number P08624.385
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 4333 Private Edward Henry Wilkinson, 3rd (later 2nd) Battalion of Lidcombe, NSW. A carriage builder prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 30 December 1915. He was killed in action near Pozieres, France on 23 July 1916, aged 21. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France