Croll, David Gifford
|Place made||Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli)|
|Date made||5 October 1915|
First World War, 1914-1918
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A group of twenty six medical officers talking outside a tent after a lecture by Sir Victor ...
A group of twenty six medical officers talking outside a tent after a lecture by Sir Victor Horsley on the effects of gunshot wounds to the head. This was the precursor of the Anzac Medical Association which was formally convened on 7 November 1915 with Colonel (Col) Neville Howse VC as its chairman. Identified are, from left to right: Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) W. A. Fraser, Regimental Medical Officer (RMO), 6th Australian Light Horse; Major (Maj) A. H. Moseley DSO, 5th Field Ambulance; Captain (Capt) J. D. Buchanan (obscured); Capt A. J. Aspinall, 1st Field Ambulance; Lt Col C. L. Chapman DSO, 5th Field Ambulance (obscured); Maj Thomas James Frizell (died of wounds 2 December 1917); Col A. H. Martin, 1st Field Ambulance (obscured except for hat); Maj Eric Lloyd Hutchinson DSO, RMO, 20th Battalion (wearing armbands); Nigel Smith; Major Tebbutt, Deputy Assistant Director of Medical Services (DADMS), 1st Division; unidentified; obscured unidentified; Maj H. N. Butler, 3rd Field Ambulance (back to camera holding stick); Col H. R. G. Poate, 1st Field Ambulance; Capt A. Graham Butler (at rear, head only visible); unidentified; unidentified; Capt Victor Conrick (hands clasped behind back); H. K. Bean (armband). All others unidentified, but Sir Neville Howse VC and Sir Victor Horsley are among the group.