|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Casula|
|Date made||December 1915|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Pre-embarkation group of the 7th Reinforcements, 18th Battalion
Outdoor group portrait of the 7th Reinforcements of the 18th Battalion at Casula, NSW in December 1915. Identified standing at the back (holding flags) from left to right are: 3107 Signalman (Sig) Edward Richard Harrington (later killed in action in France on 29 June 1916); and 3070 Sig Henry James Fellowes.
Ninth row from left to right: either 3141 Private (Pte) Frank Moylan or 3315 Pte Jeremiah Moylan; 3254 Pte William Webster; either 3159 Pte George Joseph Marshall or 3146 Pte Walter Marshall; 3278 Pte John Tessier; Pte T Grant (probably 3075 Pte John MacDonald Grant (later killed in action in France on 17 August 1916)); and either 3196 Pte Lyall Manning Ramsay or 3198 Pte Thomas David Manning (brothers).
Eighth row from left to right: 3264 Pte Lionel Wood; 3034 Pte Andrew Clydesdale and his brother 3033 Pte John Clydesdale (later died of wounds in France on 9 August 1918); 3054 Pte Robert Daniel (later awarded Military Medal (MM)); either 3227 Pte Frederick Thomas (later killed in action in France on 23 July 1916) or 2131 Pte Frederick George Thomas or 3238 Pte Richard John Thomas; 3113 Pte Reginald Joynes; 3166 Pte Gordon McLeod; 3243 Pte George Mathew Wallis; Pte Rose (possibly 2004 Pte Frederick Donald Rose (later died of wounds in France on 24 May 1918); 3078 Pte Robert Charles Grant; Pte Reddy (possibly 5698 Pte James Reddy); and 3100 Pte Surray Conway Hart.
Seventh row from left to right: either 3275 Pte Daniel Gussen Kelly or 3124 Robert Stanley Kelly or his brother 3123 Pte William James Kelly; Pte D G Martin; either 3147 Pte Sydney George Moore or 3160 Pte Sidney Thomas Moore; 3246 Pte Frederick Maurice Welsh; either 3060 Pte James Duncan Edward or 3308 Pte William Hugh Edward; either 3227 Pte Frederick Thomas (later killed in action in France on 26 July 1916) or 3231 Pte Frederick George Thomas or 3238 Pte Richard John Thomas; 3142 Pte Charles Joseph Mackie (later killed in action in France on 23 August 1918); Pte G Woods; 3089 Pte John Hanrahan; 3077 Pte James Gordon (later died of wounds in France on 21 July 1916); 3176 Pte John Henry Oakford (later killed in action in France on 11 August 1918); 3111 Pte James Jobson; 3232 Pte Benjamin Joseph Tupper and 3130 Pte Arthur Frederick Leeke (later killed in action in France on 24 July 1916).
Sixth row from left to right: Pte Saunders; 3072 Pte Barnard Guillow; 3076 Pte Barrar William George (later awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)); 3008 Pte Alfred Victor Barrow; 3318 Pte Henry Nelson; either 3218 Pte Arthur Harold Stevens or 3219 Pte Raymond Edward Stevens or 3342 Pte William John Stevens; 3065 Pte George Fathers; 3186 Pte Cecil Richard Peachey; either 3147 Pte Sydney George Moore or 3160 Sidney Thomas Moore; 3271 Pte Charles Wilmot (later died of wounds in France on 5 August 1916); 3181 Pte William O’Donnoughue; 3199 Pte James Charles Robertson; 3242 Pte Albert William Watson; 3250 Pte John Livingstone Roberts (later awarded DCM); either 3227 Pte Frederick Thomas (later killed in action in France on 26 July 1916) or 3231 Pte Frederick George Thomas or 3238 Pte Richard John Thomas; and 3031 Pte Robert Kennedy Craig (later killed in action in France on 22 July 1916).
Fifth row from left to right: 3206 Pte Egbert Isendale Swansson (later killed in action in France on 16 August 1916); 3019 Pte Cecil Charles Harpur Baldwin (later awarded MM and killed in action in France on 1 March 1917); 3135 Pte Daniel George Livingstone; 3102 Pte John MacGregor Halliday; either 3114 Pte Victor St Clair Johnson (later killed in action in France on 18 August 1916); or 3115 Pte Ernest William Johnson or 3361 Pte Thomas Alfred Johnson (later killed in action in France on 17 August 1916); 3049 Pte Richard Joseph Driscoll; 3200 Walter Rogers (later killed in action in Belgium on 12 March 1918); 3191 Pte Thomas William Prescott; 3244 Pte William James Henry Wilkinson (later killed in action in France between 22 and 27 July 1916); 3317 Pte Arthur Alexander McFaun; 3314 Pte Francis Henry Allen Munt; 3118 Pte Thomas Kiely (later killed in action in France on 17 August 1916); 3137 Pte Robert Joseph Muir (later killed in action in France on 4 May 1917); 3202 Pte Herbert Shepherd; either 3316 Pte Gordon Mills or 3154 Manuel Alexander Mills; and 3201 Pte William Harding Reid (later killed in action in France on 15 April 1918).
Forth row from left to right: 3046 Pte Harold Ernest Cooke; either 3377 Pte Brian George White or 3320 George Belson White; unidentified; unidentified; either 3151 Pte Cecil James Matthews or 3157 Pte Robert Matthews or 3313 Pte Allan George Matthews (later killed in action in Belgium on 21 June 1916); 3003 Pte James Abric Anderson; 3110 Pte Albert Joubert; 3245 Pte James William Walker; 3050 Pte Edward Duence; either 3210 Pte Albert Smith or 3221 Pte Thomas Cormack Smith (later killed in action in Belgium on 21 October 1917) or 3374 Pte Charles Smith; 3209 Pte David See; 3190 Pte Lincoln Gordon Primmer; 4356 Pte Leslie Ayton; and 3006 Pte John (Jack) Hansen (served as Jack Andrews and later killed in action in France on 19 July 1916).
Third row from left to right; 3074 Pte John Victor Goodman; 3226 Pte Charles Twyman; either 3225 Pte Roy Mitchell Stewart or 3326 Pte William McGregor Stewart; 3116 Pte Harold Edwin Jenkins (later killed in action in France on 27 July 1916); either 3146 Pte Walter Marshall or 3159 Pte George Joseph Marshall; Pte Matthews; 3126 Pte George Thomas Leary; unidentified; Pte Tyffe (probably 3063 Pte James Peterson Fyffe); 3312 Pte Eric Millard; 3163 Pte Leslie Oliver Menzies; Pte Birch; and 3144 Pte Lewis Richard Morgan.
Second row from left to right: 3263 Pte Royal Vivian Whittell; 3251 A/Sgt Joseph Frederick Wood; 3174 A/Sgt Cyril Stevenson Noake; Company Sergeant Major (CSM) L Elliott; Lieutenant (Lt) Willett; Lt Roy Arthur Goldrick (later Captain and awarded Military Cross (MC)); Lt Norman McGhie; Officer Commanding (OC) Lt Lawrence Miles Cadle (later killed in action in France on 14 May 1918); Lt Taylor; 3260 Corporal (Cpl) James Herbert Wilson; 5314 Cpl Charles Robert Cockburn (later died of wounds in France on 2 March 1917); 3020 A/Cpl Francis Beattie; and 3250 Cpl Neville Ernest Duval Wilson.
Front row from left to right; Squadron Sergeant Major (SSM) Moir; 3256 A/Cpl Roy Cleveland Williamson (later Lt); 3175 Cpl Edward Nissen; Cpl Whiteby; 3131Drummer Thomas Wilfred Lockett; 3082 Cpl George Horsman (later Sgt); 3121 A/Cpl Robert Wallace Kerr; either 3319 Cpl Archie MacLaren Packer or 3277 Cpl Basil Roy Parker; SSM Willis.