Photograph, Framed Charlie McKeown WWII; Unknown photographer; 1940-1945; WY.199...

Name/Title

Photograph, Framed Charlie McKeown WWII

About this object

This photograph is of Charles Hosie McKeown (438334), a local man who was killed during WWII.

Charlie was the son of Francis John William and Hannah Carpenter McKeown (nee McLaren). He grew up at Mataura Island, and prior to the war worked as a Cheese Maker.

Charlie served as a Signalman with the 2nd Division Signals. Charlie was killed in Italy on February 18, 1944, aged 21. He is buried in the Cassino War Cemetery, Italy, 1.13.12.

Place Made

Unknown

Maker

Unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1940-1945

Inscription and Marks

On front:
'C. McKEOWN'
On reverse:
'C. McKeown'
In pencil;
'WY 1993 81.37'

Measurements

h 205 mm x w 155 mm

Period

1940s

Object Type

photographs

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War Two

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, photographic paper, paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card

Object number

WY.1993.81.37

Rights

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