|Object type||Colour - Toned black & white print|
|Place made||Australia: Queensland, Brisbane|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Officers' Mess, Signal N.C. 1940
Formal group portrait of members of the Northern Command Signals Officers' Mess. Back row, left to right: QX6138 Lieutenant (Lt) Phillip Bryan Robin; QX6297 Lt James Edward McConnell; QX45089 Lt Roydon Byth Robinson; QX42652 Lt Leo Claude Clifford. Second Row: QX40786 Lt John Stanton Davis Mellick; QX6483 Lt Edwin John Esler; QX36573 Lt Michael Ratcliffe Bates; QX40785 Lt Jack Raymond Stephensen; QX6165 Lt Bertram John Wilson. Third row: QX6163 Lt Alan John Crozier; QX40782 Lt Eric Alfred Parker; QX6166 Lt Arthur Edward Muirhead; Lt H J Dunlop; QX6306 Lt Frederick Edwin Stahl (later awarded the MBE for "meritorious service as a prisoner of war [of the Japanese] in Thailand"; QX36555 Lt John Francis McConachie [later awarded the OBE "for superb organization at Lae and Samar].Front Row: QX42651Captain (Capt) Gordon John Cooper Hargreaves; Q424 Capt Roger Fitzgerald Hartigan; QX35735 Major (Maj) Lionel Victor Mervyn Jensen; QX36205 Lieutenant Colone (Lt Col) Rupert Henry Sainsbury, Commanding Officer; QX6168 Lt Douglas Vincent (Staff Corps) Adjutant; Capt F Scott and QX6333 Capt Albert Patrick Garde. Inset at top right is QX6167 Lieutenant William Spencer Beaney.