Studio portrait of the 25th Battalion Expeditionary Force football team, on the occasion of the ...

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Accession Number P01202.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Date made May 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of the 25th Battalion Expeditionary Force football team, on the occasion of the game "Soldiers versus Woolloongabba" in aid of the Belgian Fund. Soldiers won 6-3. Left to right: back row: Sergeant-Major George Dewhurst (later killed in action on 5 November 1916); 637 Sergeant (Sgt) Charles George Freestone; Private (Pte) E Benson. Third row: Sgt Bertram Edward White; Quartermaster-Sergeant James Finley Mitchell; Lieutenant-Colonel David Day Dawson; 671 Pte Albert Lindsay (later killed in action 29 July 1916); Pte B Hodges (probably 2157 William Albert Hodges who died of wounds 20 February 1917). Second row: Mr Hart; 302 Corporal Gilbert Bedsor; Pte Ernest William James Slatcher (later killed in action 29 July 1916); Captain (Capt) A Stevenson; Capt Gustavus Mark Connor; Pte Barnes (possibly 24 Pte John Sydney Barnes); Lieutenant (Lt) Boyer; Mr H Sunderland (secretary Queensland Rugby). First row: 753 Pte Edwin Steele; Pte E Cronin (probably Edward Denis Cronin, later 52nd Battalion; Pte D Aiken (Vice-captain) (probably 557 George Douglas Aiken); Lieutenant Archibald Vivian Auchterlonie (Captain) (later killed in action on 20 October 1915); Sgt W Anderson (probably 560 Private William Marriot Anderson); 1564 Pte Walter Punchard; 947 Pte John Naughton; seated in front: Maurice J Barry. Note: original held in Australian War Memorial Archive Store.