Group portrait of Australian Medical Corps Orderly Room Staff at the Field Hospital. Identified ...

Accession Number P11015.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Shearon, W A
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Liverpool
Date made c February 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Group portrait of Australian Medical Corps Orderly Room Staff at the Field Hospital. Identified in the back row, from left to right: 932 Corporal (Cpl) Herbert Smith from Glenferris, Victoria; Cpl J S Bird (possibly 18989 Pte Frederick Stanley Bird from Hawthorn, Victoria: 12103 Private (Pte) Howard George Pickering from Milton, NSW; 13004 Pte Harold Ashton Louat from Cobar, NSW; 13010 Pte Thomas Edgar Nicholas Temperley from Ballina, NSW; 11937 Pte Mervyn Montgomery Cox from Parramatta, NSW (brother of Pte Robert Cox standing directly in front and to the right of Pte Cox); 11928 Pte Verner William Cocks from Sydney, NSW; and 12091 Pte John Nevel White from Mosman, NSW. In the second back row are: 13755 Pte Arthur Ivan Cottee from Cremorne, NSW; 11993 Pte Edward Roy Jamieson from Petersham, NSW (later awarded a Military Medal (MM)); 11908 Pte John Wilson Bell from Bondi, NSW; 11946 Driver (Dvr) Alfred Newbold Watt Davison from Seven Hills, NSW; 11987 Pte William Victor Holtsbaum from Manly, NSW; 8944 Lance Corporal (L Cpl) Robert Neville Porteous from Hamilton, NSW; 11938 Pte Robert Walter Lyons Cox from Parramatta, NSW (later awarded a MM); 12081 Sergeant (Sgt) John Virtue from Sydney; and 11982, Pte John Howard Healy from Kogarah, NSW. Seated in the third row are: 13786 Cpl Walter Hope from Woollahra, NSW; 11998 Sgt Phillip Fitzroy Kirkham from Summerhill, NSW; Sgt C H Carling (possibly 848 Sgt Alfred Lionel Charles Carling, 3rd Light Horse Ambulance from Melbourne, Victoria (twice Mentioned in Despatches)); 19491 Sgt Raymond Chilcott Rudder from Casino, NSW; Captain Harry Carrysfort Donovan, Officer Commanding (OC) a medical practitioner from Randwick, NSW; 11978 Cpl Stephen George Hartley from Sydney (later awarded a MM); 13812 Sgt Thomas Mathers from Mosman, NSW; 11884 Sgt Gordon Rowland Ross from Hawksburn, Victoria (Meritorious Service Medal and twice Mentioned in Despatches); and 1438 Cpl Huie Clarence Bowden from Campbelltown, NSW. Seated at the front are: 9362 Pte Ivo Frederick Clifford from Kensington, NSW; 9607 Pte George Cunningham from Mosman, NSW; and 13779 Cpl Horace Herbert Green from Manly NSW (later Mentioned in Despatches).