Josiah Barnes collection of First World War negatives and prints

Accession Number PB0006
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Barnes, Josiah
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Port Melbourne
Date made 3 October 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Troops prior to boarding HMAT Aeneas (A60). Identified from the names on their kitbags are (front row, left to right) are: 29815 Gunner (Gnr) Ernest William Twartz, of St Kilda, Vic, 119th Howitzer Battery; 30011 Gnr Ernest Wilfred Taylor, of Adelaide, SA; unidentified; 29981 Gnr James Oliver McCutchan, of Richmond, Vic; 30009 Gnr John Robert Gray, of Surrey Hills, Vic, (later killed in action on 21 June 1917 in France); unidentified; 29943 Gnr Reginald Edward Forsyth, of Croxtan, Vic; 29951 Gnr Horace Gordon Hammond, of Paddington via Alberton, SA; 29988 Driver (Dvr) Ernest Robert John Naismith, of Paradise, SA; unidentified. Excepting Gnr Twartz, the identified gunners are members of the 120th Howitzer Battery. A gunner on left hand side of photo is holding a Union Jack.

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