Outdoor group portrait of officers of the 6th Battalion. Front row, left to right: Lieutenant ...

Unit 6th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P06018.003
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Date made July 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Outdoor group portrait of officers of the 6th Battalion. Front row, left to right: Lieutenant (Lt) William Anderson Moncur MC; 3878 Lt Neil McLachlan, later awarded the Military Cross, killed in action at Ypres on 10 August 1918, aged 24; Lt Percival Louis Rauert; 157 Lt Norman Reginald Tutton MC; Lt Thomson; Captain (Capt) Smith; 3132 Lt Alfred William Rachinger, later awarded the Military Cross; Lt Berks MM.
Second row, left to right:
Capt Edward Adams MC, killed in action in France on 18 March 1918, aged 31; 550 Capt Charles Robert Pinney, later awarded the Military Cross; 1046 Lt Harry Melbourne Moir Wall MC, killed in action in France on 27 August 1918, aged 22; Maj McGee; Colonel (Col) Clarence Wells Didier Daly DSO, killed in action in France on 13 April 1918, aged 27; Lt Boyd; Capt Taylor; Lt Joseph William Forbes, killed in action in Belgium on 20 September 1917, aged 26; 343 Lt Austin Laughlin MC; Capt Carter (Chaplain).
Back row, left to right:
Capt Kritcheldorf; 1552 Lt Charles Henry Gould MM; 71 Capt Alfred George Carne MC; Lt Ernest Hector Christian MC; Lt Kiddell; 121 Lt Thomas Giles Paul, later awarded the Military Cross; Lt Rollinson; Lt William Arnold Minster, died in Belgium of wounds on 5 October 1917, aged 32; Lt Alson; Lt Louis Frederick Armstrong; Lt Walker; 276 Lt Francis John Shrimpton, died in France of wounds on 15 April 1918, aged 23; 529 Lt Herbert Owen Tully.