|Object type||Black & white - Film polyester negative|
|Place made||Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Members of the First Fifteen, First Grade Rugby team at Royal Military College, Duntroon. All of ...
Members of the First Fifteen, First Grade Rugby team at Royal Military College, Duntroon. All of these officers later served in the First World War and five of the fifteen died during the war. Identified left to right, back row: Robert William Donald (V20374, served in Australia, discharged for family reasons); William Ivan Kirke Jennings (born New Zealand (NZ), 8/912 served New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF), DSO); Douglas Isaac Charles Bryan (born NZ, 10/976 served NZEF); Thomas Patrick Elliot (7th Light Horse and 60th Battalion, killed in action (KIA) 17 July 1916, Fromelles, France); William Lang (6th Light Horse, KIA 13 August 1915, Gallipoli); William Alan Beevor Steele (2nd Light Horse). Centre row: Noel Ernest Biden (1st and 3rd Field Company Engineers, died of disease 21 December 1915, Mudros, Greece); George Frederick Wootten (1st Battalion, DSO); John Raymond Broadbent (1st Light Horse); Cyril Albert Clowes (1st Field Artillery Brigade, DSO, MC); Norman Clowes (brother of Cyril, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, DSO, MC, Croix de Guerre); Alan Thorne (7th Light Horse, KIA 27 July 1915, Gallipoli); Heber Basil Hinson (born NZ, 18221 served NZEF, died of wounds 30 March 1918, Damascus?, Syria). Front row: Robert Harold Nimmo (5th Light Horse) and Allan Joseph Boase (9th Battalion, Officier de L’Orde de Leopold.)