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P05625.001

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number P05625.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Photographer Unknown
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1911

Description

Major George Watkin Wynne (second from right), Commanding Officer of the Australian Coronation Contingent, boarding a train at East Croydon and Coulsdon station. He is accompanied by other senior officers and cadets of the contingent. Major Wynne had previously served as paymaster, Australian Naval Contingent; Captain Quartermaster and Adjutant, 3rd Australian Commonweath Horse during the Boer War and between 1905 and 1911 he was a Major commanding the NSW cadets. He was a journalist in civilian life and served in the First World War with the rank of captain.