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P07688.001

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

ID number P07688.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Photographer Nada Studios
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1915

Description

Informal group portrait of D Company, 18th Battallion, at Liverpool Camp, NSW. Amongst this group is 1287 Private (Pte) Leonard Stevenson Taylor, of Petersham, NSW. Pte Taylor, a carpenter prior to enlistment, embarked with the 18th Battalion on board HMAT Ceramic (A40) on 25 June 1915. He was wounded in action shortly after the 18th Battalion landed at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, on 22 August 1915. He died of his wounds at St Ignatius Hospital, Malta on 22 October 1915. He was 24 years of age. Also present, but unidentified, in the front row, is 2nd Lieutenant (2Lt) Wilfred Emmett Addison, a bank accountant of Sydney, NSW. 2Lt Addison was also killed in action at Gallipoli on 22 August 1915. He was 28 years of age. The other officers in the front row, exact position unidentified, are 2Lt Harold Ashfield Roberts and 2Lt Arthur Jack Rafferty. Third from the left, front row, is Lieutenant (Lt) Frederick Harold Waugh Robinson; fourth from left is Captain (Cpt) Leo John Fitzpatrick.