Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
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ID number H00562
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Photographer Unknown
Place made France
Date made 1919


Group portrait of the 8th Battalion football team. This team were 1st Division premiers of the Australian Rules competition in 1917, 1918 and 1919. Back row, left to right: 55107 Private (Pte) J.E. Baker, 971 Pte H.R. Parsons, Lieutenant (Lt) A.E. Mackay DCM, 4225 Lance Sergeant A. Hill, 5394 Extra Regimental Sergeant A. Hill, 6976 Pte W.J. Carden. Middle Row, left to right: 3977 Pte G.F. Jones, 5464 Lance Corporal T.G. Spriggs, 941 Pte L.G. Mallett (Vice Captain), 3831 Sergeant L.G. Kittle MM, 3317 Pte G. Girdwood, 6012 Pte J.K. Duffy MM, 5362 Pte J.M. Corfield, 7172 Pte C. Winchcomb. Front row, left to right; 7007 Pte R.W. Kent, 3523 Pte G.H. King, Major R.J. Wallis MC (Second in Command 8th Battalion) Lieutenant Colonel J.W. Mitchell DSO (Commanding Officer 8th Battalion) Lt D.W. Kennedy (Battalion Sports Officer) 3243 Lance Corporal E.F. Reynolds (Captain of the team), 958 Pte D.O. Morgan DCM.