Studio portrait of 2235 Private (Pte) Gordon Geoffrey Steenson 13th (later 4th Pioneer) Battalion ...

Units
Accession Number P08624.408
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 2235 Private (Pte) Gordon Geoffrey Steenson 13th (later 4th Pioneer) Battalion of Liverpool, NSW. A locomotive cleaner prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Wandilla (A62) on 14 June 1915. Pte Steenson, was killed in action on 31 July 1916 during action near Pozieres, France, aged 20. He is buried in the Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boiselle, France.