|Place made||Australia: Western Australia, Perth|
|Date made||c 1916|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Studio portrait of Headquarters Signallers of the 44th Battalion prior to embarkation aboard HMAT ...
Studio portrait of Headquarters Signallers of the 44th Battalion prior to embarkation aboard HMAT Suevic (A29) on 6 June 1916. Left to right, back row: 973 Private (Pte) Walter John Wright, 964 Pte Mark Arthur Dunn and 968 Pte Charles Thomas Palmer. Third Row: 966 Pte Sidney Minchin, 961 Pte Robert John Beswick, 970 Pte David Carnegie Symers (killed in action in Belgium on 20 December 1917), 965 Pte Bertram Thomas Kell (died of wounds in France on 8 August 1918) and 974 Pte Samuel Watson. Second Row: 967 Pte William Ernest Owen, 972 Pte Thomas William Thompson, 960 Corporal Ivan James Howe (killed in action near Armentieres on 28 January 1917), 959 Signal Sergeant John Borland Cumming, 969 Pte Reuben Francis Preston and 971 Pte Lionel Newton Savage (died of wounds in France on 28 October 1917). Front Row: 962 Pte Robert Cochrane, 975 Pte Norman Charles Scroggie Wilkinson and 963 Pte Frederick James Drown (died of wounds in France on 24 June 1917).