Collection of 1328 Private Richard Goldsmith Hummerston, 10th Light Horse Regiment and 3rd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Section.

Accession Number P05566.035
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Western Australia, Blackboy Hill
Date made 11 October 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Group portrait of the 10th Reinforcements of the 10th Light Horse Regiment at Blackboy Hill camp in Western Australia. Identified in the back row from left to right are: 1350 Trooper (Tpr) Donovan Henry Roy Viveash from Northam, Western Australia (died of wounds on 28 September 1918 in Palestine); 1322 Tpr George Vincent Fosberry from Wagga Wagga, NSW; 1351 Tpr John Ward from Wiluna, Western Australia; 1321 Tpr Frank Frances Forbes from Albany, Western Australia; and 1324 Tpr Thomas Bertram George from Katanning, Western Australia (later awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal).
Third row: 1303 Tpr Henry Harold Stafford from East Narrogin, Western Australia (later Mentioned in Despatches); 1335 Tpr Phillip Charles Leeming from Northam (later Sergeant); 1341 Tpr Harry Mercer from Perth, Western Australia; 1337 Tpr William George Lyster from Claremont, Western Australia; 1336 Tpr Walter Frederick Liddelow from Balbarrup, Western Australia (later awarded Military Medal); 1319 Tpr William Ellis from Karridale, Western Australia; 1317 Tpr George Edward Dilworth from Wagin, Western Australia; 1304 Tpr Phillip Selwyn Allen from Nullagine, Western Australia (later Sergeant); 1327 Tpr Herbert Hemme from Fremantle, Western Australia; 1347 Tpr Walter Samuel Pettit from Midland Railway, Western Australia (later killed in action in France on 5 February 1917); 1346 Tpr Harold Kingsley Overton from Midland Junction, Western Australia; 1332 Tpr Reginald Sandford King from Guildford, Western Australia; 1348 Tpr Victor Sewel Taylor from Pingelly, Western Australia (later killed in action in Egypt on 23 December 1916); 1343 Tpr Robert MacMillan from Cottesloe, Western Australia; 1310 Tpr Henry Phillips Bostock from Pingelly (later Sergeant); and 1302 Tpr Oswald Ryall from Kirrup, Western Australia.
Second row: 1328 Tpr Richard Goldsmith Hummerston from Fremantle; 1345 Tpr Alexander Thomas O’Neill from Mount Barker, Western Australia; 1333 Wilfred Knight from Doulin River, Western Australia; 1340 Tpr William Clarence Martin from Kelmscott, Western Australia (later awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal and Bar); 1307 Tpr Willis Henry Beever from South Fremantle (later awarded Military Medal); Lieutenant Warren Clive Palmer from Northam (later Mentioned in Despatches); 1313 Tpr Edward John Campbell from Kanning, Western Australia; 1344 Tpr Robert Burley Nottage from Tammin, Western Australia; 1334 Tpr Arthur Herbert Leahy from Perth; 1308 Tpr James Robert Black from East Wagin (later Corporal); 1330 Tpr Charles David Frederick Jones from Chidlows, Western Australia (later killed in action in Egypt on 23 December 1916); and 1312 Tpr Robert Brennan from Waroona, Western Australia.
Front row: 1315 Tpr Montrose James Cooper from Mount Barker; 1306 John Richard Barry from Subiaco; 1305 Tpr William Thomas Armstrong from Perth; 1339 Tpr Fernley Reith Maidment from Ricton Junction, Western Australia; 1329 Tpr John Jones from South Boulder; 1338 Tpr William Maddern from Westonia; 1325 William Mervyn Gould from West Perth; 1331 Tpr Thomas Clement Hayward Judge from Geraldton; 1320 Tpr Robert James Fenn from Perth; 1349 Tpr John Stanley Turton from Cannington (later Sergeant); and 1326 Tpr James Heggarty from William, Western Australia. This image is from the collection of 1328 Private Richard Goldsmith Hummerston, 10th Light Horse Regiment and 3rd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Section.