Group portrait of officers of 12th Light Horse Regiment. Back row, from left to right: Captain ...

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney
Accession Number P01208.023
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
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 officers of 12th Light Horse Regiment. Back row, from left to right: Captain (Capt) Thomas Mullins, Chaplain 4th Class, from Ireland ( later MC, MID); Lieutenant (Lt) John Herbert Huxley from Crookwell, NSW; Lt John William Hampton from Summer Hill, NSW (later Capt, MC); Capt William John Ridley of Army Veterinary Corps, veterinary surgeon from Sydney, NSW; Lt J. E. Connors; Lt Eric Montague Hyman, from Tamworth, NSW (later Major, DSO); Lt Hugh Cyprian Holden from Northwood, NSW (killed in action at Gallipoli on 23 November 1915); Lt Edgar Austin Tourle from Sydney, NSW (later Major); and Lt George Achilles Smith from Manning River, NSW (killed in action in Egypt on 9 January 1917). Second row: Capt John Bingham Higginson from Darlinghurst, NSW; Lt Jack Rupert Cyril Davies MC from Scone, NSW; Lt Cuthbert Murchison Fetherstonhaugh from Mosman, NSW(later Major, DSO); Lt Thomas Leslie Willsallen from Gunnible, NSW (later Major, DSO); Major (Maj) Donald Cameron from Aberdeen, NSW (later Lt Col, DSO and Bar); Lt Mervyn Roy Gavin from Orange, NSW; Lt Harold William Baker from Coogee, NSW; Lt Richard Fenton Toomey from Armidale, NSW; Lt Alexander Frank Buskin from Double Bay NSW (killed in action at Gallipoli on 17 September 1915); and Captain Leslie Cowlishaw, medical practitioner from Cooma, NSW. Third row (seated): Lt Rodney Keith Robey from Sydney, NSW (later MC); Capt Hamilton Kerr McKell from Mosman, NSW; Maj Philip Arthur Chambers MID from Cremorne, NSW; Maj John Ellesmere Westgarth from Elizabeth Bay, NSW (died in October 1918 after termination of appointment in the AIF); Lieutenant Colonel Percy Phipps Abbott MP and solicitor from Glen Innes, NSW, (later MID and Companion of the Order of St Michael & St George); Capt Arthur Ernest Errol D'arcy from Grenfell, NSW; Maj Harold McIntosh from Kelso, NSW (died of wounds in Egypt on 24 April 1917); Capt Arthur William Donald Stuart-Moray from Fielding, New Zealand; and Lt Basil Belgrave Capper from Maitland, NSW. Front row: Lt Edward Bolton Ralston from Strathfield, NSW; Lt Montague Ambrose (Monty) Brown from Dapto NSW; Lt Bertie Lowing from Pymble, NSW (later MC and Bar); and Lt K A Smith.