|Object type||Black & white - Film original negative 120 safety base|
|Date made||c January 1916|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Portrait of 2087 Private (Pte) Humphrey O’Leary, 32nd Battalion. A railway fireman from ...
Portrait of 2087 Private (Pte) Humphrey O’Leary, 32nd Battalion. A railway fireman from Richmond, South Australia, prior to enlistment, he embarked with the 3rd Reinforcements from Adelaide on 7 February 1916 aboard HMAT Miltiades (A28) for Suez. The battalion relocated to the Western Front, France, during June 1916. Pte O’Leary was killed in action at the Battle of Fromelles on 20 July 1916. He has no known grave and he is commemorated on the VC Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France. He was aged 24 years.