|Object type||Black & white - Digital file TIFF|
|Date made||January 1916 - May 1917|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Outdoor portrait of 5377 Private (Pte) Peter Lafranchi, 22nd Battalion from Eganstown, Victoria. ...
Outdoor portrait of 5377 Private (Pte) Peter Lafranchi, 22nd Battalion from Eganstown, Victoria. A 27 year old farmer prior to enlisting on 12 January 1916, he embarked for overseas with the 14th Reinforcements from Melbourne on 28 July 1916 aboard HMAT Themistocles (A32). Following further training in England, he proceeded to France where he joined the 22nd Battalion on 4 December 1916. Pte Lafranchi was killed in action near Favrevil, France on 3 May 1917 and is commemorated on the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux, France with others who have no known grave.