Studio portrait of 464 Private (Pte) Frederick John Thompson, 9th Battalion, of Brisbane; ...

Accession Number P08717.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file TIFF
Maker Thomas Mathewson Co
Place made Australia: Queensland, Brisbane
Date made 1914
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 464 Private (Pte) Frederick John Thompson, 9th Battalion, of Brisbane; originally of Fielding, New Zealand. A traveller prior to enlisting on 22 August 1914, Pte Thompson embarked from Brisbane with D Company on board HMAT Omrah (A5) on 24 September 1914. The 9th Battalion was part of the 3rd Brigade, who were the first ashore at the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915. Pte Thompson was killed in action that morning. He was 33 years of age.