Studio portrait of Captain Clive Emerson Connelly, 14th Battalion from Hampton, Victoria. A 29 ...

Unit 14th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number H05469
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Studio portrait of Captain Clive Emerson Connelly, 14th Battalion from Hampton, Victoria. A 29 year old barrister and solicitor prior to being appointed Captain in the AIF on 9 October 1914, he embarked for overseas with D Company from Melbourne on 22 December 1914 aboard HMAT Ulysses. He was wounded in action at Gallipoli on 2 May 1915 and evacuated for medical treatment. Three days after returning to Gallipoli, he was killed in action near Hill 60 on 27 August 1915 and is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli. His only brother, Major Eric Winfield Connelly DSO, 3rd Australian Division Headquarters died of wounds in France on 9 September 1918. [See image P04272.002]