Historical information

Walter Peake No 6/1688 N.Z.E.F. He was from Bendigo and enlisted in New Zealand. He was " Mentioned in Despatches". This framed photo was one of a number that originally hung in the foyer "Gallery of Honour" at the Soldiers Memorial institute Pall Mall Bendigo which is now the Bendigo RSL Museum. Refer 1794, 1793.2, 1791.3, 1792P.

Physical description

Portrait photo, B & W set on a cream background re W Peake. Photo is in a dark stained wood frame. Brown wooden frame - glass front - cardboard backing. Head and shoulder, sepia photo in uniform. Mounted on fawn cardboard. By Bartlett Bros, Bendigo

Inscriptions & markings

"Cpl Walter Peake Died of Wounds received in action 1.6.1917"