|Object type||Colour - Digital file JPEG|
|Date made||c 1915|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Studio portrait of 7295 Gunner (Gnr) Jeffrey Frederick Raoul Ulcoq, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, ...
Studio portrait of 7295 Gunner (Gnr) Jeffrey Frederick Raoul Ulcoq, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, of Yeronga, Qld. A clerk prior to enlisting in July 1915, Gnr Ulcoq embarked with the 13th Battery from Sydney on board HMAT Persic (A34) on 18 November 1915. After further training in Egypt, he arrived in France for service on the Western Front on 25 March 1916. On 5 March 1917, Gnr Ulcoq died of wounds received in an accidental explosion at La Sars, France. He was 21 years of age. Gnr Ulcoq was one of three brothers who enlisted: Lieutenant (Lt) Oliver Eugene Ulcoq, 46th Battalion, returned to Australia in 1919; Lt Rene Anthony Ulcoq, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, also returned to Australia in 1919, and was awarded the Military Cross in 1920.