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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 cross of 279 Corporal (Cpl) Frederick John Joyce Woodhouse, 25th Battalion. An iron-worker from Mackay in Queensland, Cpl Woodhouse enlisted in December 1914. He was wounded in April 1918 while in a night party working in the support lines. Cpl Woodhouse died at the 20th Casualty Clearing Station, a few days later, on 18 April, and was buried at Vignacourt on the same day.|
From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.