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|Object type||Black & white - Glass original postcard negative|
|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt|
|Date made||c 1918|
|Description||Original grave marker for 3160 Private (Pte) Cyril Justin Joseph Gleeson, 57th Battalion. A farmer from Ceres, Vic, Pte Gleeson embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Medic (A7) on 16 December 1916. He died of wounds on 3 May 1918 and was buried in the Vignacourt cemetery. He was 20 years of age. |
From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.