Historical information

Frederick William Knuckey enlisted on 14.2.16 in HQ's 38th Batt AIF No 66. WIA 14.11.17 (gassed). Hospital 23.5.18 with Myalgia. Drowned at sea as a result of torpedoing by a German submarine. This portrait is one of a number that originally hung in the "Gallery of Honour" in the foyer of the Soldiers Memorial Institute Pall Mall Bendigo now Bendigo RSL Museum.

Physical description

Sepia portrait photo of F.W Knuckey in uniform with peaked cap. Underneath are details re the soldier. Set in green background in a dark stained wood frame.

Inscriptions & markings

"SIg F.W.G Knuckey, 38th Battn A.I.F, Drowned ex Leinster Enemy Action, Oct 10 1918"