Port Melbourne, Vic. 1918. Australian Victoria Cross winners from World War 1 invited by the Prime Minister of Australia, The Honourable W. M. Hughes, to return home to assist in a recruiting ...
ID number072966
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionPort Melbourne, Vic. 1918. Australian Victoria Cross winners from World War 1 invited by the Prime Minister of Australia, The Honourable W. M. Hughes, to return home to assist in a recruiting campaign. The photograph was taken as the ship HMAT Medic was berthing. The identified men are, from the left; front row, 506 Sergeant R. R. Inwood, 10th Infantry Battalion; 4061 Sergeant S. R. McDougall, 48th Infantry Battalion; second row not identified; third row, 2060 Lieutenant J. J. Dwyer, 4th Machine Gun Company; 958 Lieutenant L. Keysor, 42nd Infantry Battalion; 1946 Lieutenant W. Ruthven, 22nd Infantry Battalion; back row, 114 Sergeant W. Peeler, 3rd Pioneer Battalion; 4195 Corporal T. J. B. Kenny, 2nd Infantry Battalion; 2902 Sergeant J. W. Whittle, 12th Infantry Battalion; 2389 Corporal J. C. Jensen, 50th Infantry Battalion; 1804 Private J. Carroll, 33rd Infantry Battalion.