Group portrait of Australian soldiers, many of them members of the 2/2 Battalion, taken at Greta ...

Accession Number P04061.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Greta
Date made August 1940
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Group portrait of Australian soldiers, many of them members of the 2/2 Battalion, taken at Greta Camp, prior to embarkation for the Middle East. Identified from left to right, back row: NX15444 Private (Pte) Ernest Robert Brooke, Headquarters 16th Brigade; NX15439 Lance Corporal (L Cpl) William Carl Englert, (later prisoner of war (POW)); NX15558 Corporal (Cpl) Joseph William Chapman; NX15503 Sergeant (Sgt) William Charles John Bobbins; NX15507 Pte Kenneth Ernest Green, (later POW); NX15471 L Cpl Charles Francis Ezzy, Headquarters 1 Australian Corps, (later POW); NX15564 Captain (Capt) Malcolm Doust, Australian Kit Store; NX15577 Pte Arthur Henry Bennett, (killed in action (KIA) on 29 March 1945); S Wilson; W Crooke; T Bowlan. Second row: NX15416 L Cpl John Purvis Hutchinson, 2/107 General Transport Company; C Hardigin; F Ellis; NX15456 Private Frank Richard Archibald, an Aboriginal serviceman, (KIA on 24 November 1942); S Clark; NX15440 Pte Howard Clinch; NX15632 Pte Keith Jay, Headquarters Guard Battalion; NX15461 Pte James Henry Burt, 6 Carrier Company; J Coombes; J Johnson. Front row: N McMalley: NX15477 Pte Arthur Ashley Ferris; J Gilmore; NX15443 Pte Henry Mervyn Bourke; R Fredericks; Sgt Fletcher; Lieutenant (Lt) Walters; NX56980 Pte Jack Farr, 2/2 Machine Gun Battalion; L Austin; NX15476 Pte Kenneth Dugald Cameron, (later POW); C Brown; unidentified private, 2/4 Battalion.