Group portrait of officers of 2/27 Battalion. Back row, left to right: SX3079 Lieutenant (Lt) ...

Unit 2/27th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P09374.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file TIFF
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made 12 October 1940
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Group portrait of officers of 2/27 Battalion. Back row, left to right: SX3079 Lieutenant (Lt) (later Captain (Capt)) Henry John Katekar; SX4542 Lt (later Major (Maj)) John Francis Cunneen; possibly SX2927 Lt (later Capt) Ross Alexander Thomas; SX4541 Capt (later Maj) Dermot Glynn Rice; SX2931 Lt Archibald Frederick Lukyn; SX2933 Lt (later Capt) Edwin Wallace Best, killed in action in Papua on 1 December 1942; SX2915 Capt (later Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col)) Oscar Cedric Isaachsen (later awarded Distinguished Service Order (DSO)). Third row, left to right: SX10304 Capt Alan Thomas Harbison; SX2642 Lt (later Capt) Reginald John Madigan; SX2921 Lt (later Capt) John Howard Beare; SX6219 Lt (later Lt Col) Guy Henry Fawcett; SX4516 Lt (later Maj) Jack Greyham Crafter; SX4550 Lt (later Capt) Thomas Ferguson Gill, killed in action in New Britain on 10 September 1943; SX2917 Lt (later Lt Col) Arthur James Lee, later awarded Military Cross (MC) and Bar; SX2919 Lt (later Capt) William Knight Mussared; SX2923 Lt Lloyd Kitchener Rudd, killed in action in Syria on 14 June 1941; SX9455 Lt (later Maj) Charles Alfred William Sims, later awarded the MC; SX2826 Lt (later Capt) George Hylton Harry; SX2922 Lt (later Capt) Hugh Robert Reid Kimber; SX9117 Lt Frank Bennier. Second row, left to right: SX2925 Lt (later Maj) Ronald Lisle Johnson, later awarded the DSO; SX2926 Lt (later Capt) Justin Way Skipper, killed in action in Papua on 29 November 1942; SX4840 Lt (later Capt) Brian Attiwill Magarey; SX2918 Lt (later Maj) Gordon Reginald Stuckey; SX4530 Lt (later Capt) Robert Marsh Puttman; SX2916 Capt John Howard McLean Price, killed in action in Syria on 13 June 1941; SX2928 Capt (later Maj) Thomas Garrard Woore; SX2920 Capt (later Maj) Frank James Nicholls; SX2892 Lt (later Maj) Jack Colin Cuming, killed in action in Papua on 29 November 1942; SX2924 Lt (later Maj) Seymour James Toms; SX2893 Lt (later Capt) Colin Howard Sandison; SX2888 Lt Duncan Sidney Alexander McFarlane; Front row, left to right: SX5201 Chaplain (later Maj) Charles Roland Whereat, later awarded Member of the Order of the British Empire; SX3707 Capt (later Lt Col) Duncan Roberts McPhee, later awarded Officer of the Order of the British Empire; SX2930 Maj (later Lt Col) Alexander Pope, later awarded the DSO; QX6158 Capt (later Brigadier) Maurice Austin; SX2889 Lt Col (later Colonel) Murray John Moten, later Commander of the Order of the British Empire, DSO and Bar; SX4539 Maj (later Lt Col) Alex Bath MacDonald; SX2649 Capt (later Maj) Bertie Alexander Moylan; SX5975 Capt (later Maj) Stanley Liddelow Seymour, killed in action in Egypt on 25 October 1942; SX2929 Maj (later Lt Col) James Gordon Dobbs.