Group portrait of the First Australian Army Junior Staff School - War Course 1, at a Marist ...

Accession Number P08415.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Sidney Riley
Place made Australia: Queensland, Brisbane, Australia: Queensland, Brisbane
Date made c July 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Group portrait of the First Australian Army Junior Staff School - War Course 1, at a Marist Brothers school in a suburb of Brisbane. Identified from left to right, back row: probably QX22429 Lieutenant (Lt) Joseph James Rose; NX34704 Lt William Bowie-Wilson (later Major (Maj)); TX882 Captain (Capt) Frederick Keith Haupt (later Maj); VX144023 Capt Edwin George Brownlie Prince; TX6367 Lt Arthur Bruce Douglas; probably QX40781 Lt William Henry Hooper (later Capt); probably Q302297 Lt William Ewart Burke (later Capt); VX39833 Lt James Rolland Black; QX36426 Lt Roy Bertram Doyle (later Capt); and NX117021 Lt Ronald Stanley Webb (later Capt).
Third row: NX137775 Lt Richard Binnie (later Capt); QX40881 Lt Sidney Turner Blackburne; VX11412 Capt Victor Mortimer Barker (later Maj); VX102657 Capt Neils William Giddings; NX112168 Lt Keith Belmore Tollis (later Capt and killed in action in New Guinea on 17 March 1944); QX19110 Capt Damien Patrick Kennedy (later Maj); NX114054 Capt Ernest Richard Sebbens; VX108103 Lt Leslie August Gursansky (later Maj and awarded MBE); probably NX167639 Lt Douglas Robert Arthur Murray (later Capt); Lt W N V Hendry, possibly QX9841 Lt William Muir Burcombe Hendry (later Capt); probably NX55393 Lt Geoffrey Loftus Newton; Lt R B Kerstan; NX123453 Lt Frank Andrew Herford-Smith; probably VX12705 Lt Harold Hubert Rankine (later Maj); WX6434 Lt Austin Clarence Foweraker (later died of wounds in Papua on 5 December 1942); VX102611 Capt Ewen Frederick Sargood; and NX112717 Capt Francis Edward George Batley.
Front row: QX6182 Maj William Hamilton Hart; NX182 Capt John George Lindsay MC (Instructor) (later Maj); Capt L C Durant, possibly NX356 Capt Charles Lawrence Durant; VX48121 Maj Edward Arundel (Instructor) (later Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col)); VX213 Lt Col William Thomas Robertson MC (later awarded OBE); NX134570 Maj Charles William Watt; QX6343 Capt Kelvin Clipsham Carvel Lahey (later Lt Col and awarded OBE); VX16485 Lt Robert Arthur Warr (later Maj); and Maj Robert Allen Simpson (Adjutant) (later Lt Col).