Studio portrait of 7295 Gunner (Gnr) Jeffrey Frederick Raoul Ulcoq, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, ...

Accession Number P09399.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file JPEG
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1915
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 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.