|Place||Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne|
|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Group portrait of officers of the 4th Victorian Imperial Regiment Contingent. The Contingent left ...
Group portrait of officers of the 4th Victorian Imperial Regiment Contingent. The Contingent left Australia on 1 May 1900 and embarked on the transport Victoria, reaching their destination on 11 July 1900. Members of the Contingent returned to Australia in 1902. Identified left to right, back row: Lieutenant (Lt) Charles James Kingsley Boyd; Lt Charles Joseph Conway Mason; Lt Alex George Gilpin or Thomas John Gilpin; Lt Francis William Moseley; unidentified; unidentified Lt; Lt Herbert Healy Pounds; Dr P H Lang; Lt Herbert Arthur Austin Embling; Lt Frederick George Code; Lt Evelyn Alexander Wilson Ffrench;. 2nd row: Captain (Capt) Herbert Major Downes; Lt Frederick Wollaston Mann; Capt Alfred Hobart Sturdee (medical staff); Major Lancelot Fox Clarke (later Lieutenant Colonel, CO of the 12th Battlalion AIF and killed in action on 25 April 1915 at the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli) ; Lieutenant-Colonel Nicholas William Kelly; Captain and Adjutant Michael O'Farrell; Capt Edwin Tivey; 2nd Lt Frederic Royden Chalmers; Capt Herbert Newton Spencer Wollaston; Lt Alex George Gilpin or Thomas John Gilpin. Front row: Lt Frederick George Purcell; unidentified; Lt Lancelot Arthur Cleveland (behind); Lt James Alexander Nicholl (reclining in front of Nicholl); Lt Frederick Hawthorn Hutchings (behind); Lt Alexander Campbell Macdonald (in front of Hutchings); Lt Frederick William Ulbrich; Lt William Burgh Chomley. Lt Alex Gilpin was killed in action at Ottoshoop on 20 August 1900. Lt Mann was knighted in June 1933 and went on to become Chief Justice of the Victorian Supreme Court in October 1935.