|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Place made||France: Paris|
|Date made||June 1919-July 1919|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Informal portrait of the Australian Track Team competing at the Inter Allied Games held at the ...
Informal portrait of the Australian Track Team competing at the Inter Allied Games held at the Pershing Stadium in Paris. Identified from left to right, back row: Lieutenant Robert Dykes Chalmers, 15th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery, runner over middle distances from Napier, New Zealand; 35009 Gunner Ernest Carter, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, sprinter from Kew, Victoria; and Driver Charles Edward Bergmeier, served with the British Army in the 22nd Battalion Manchester Regiment, mile and half mile world's champion runner from Bass Victoria.
Front row: 5144 Driver Leslie John Hume, 1st Machine Gun Company, sprinter from Boggabri, NSW; 1334 Lance Corporal William Johnson, 17th Battalion, sprinter and runner over middle distances from Clarence River, NSW; 8069 Sergeant Clifford George Manley, 10th Australian Army Service Corps, runner over long distances from Auburn, Victoria; 3333 Driver Harold Vincent Carroll, 12th Artillery Brigade, sprinter from Footscray, Victoria and 58107 (6552) Signalman Thomas Frazer from Enmore, NSW. Note the Rising Sun emblem on their singlets.