Group Portrait, 2nd AIF Instructors, October 1939

Accession Number AWM2017.256.1
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Moore Park
Date made October 1939
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Group portrait of Militia Non Commissioned Officers who attended a 2nd AIF Instructors Course – at Cape Banks, La Perouse NSW from 19 September 1939 to 4 October 1939.
Back Row - (left to right): N11084 (NX130579) Sergeant (Sgt) Alec Bruce Barclay; Corporal (Cpl) L. J. Ryan; N39333 Sgt Keith William Griffiths; Sgt R. Farley; Sgt McClaren; NX12220 (261527) Sgt Philip Hungerford Pike; Cpl P.O. Okey; N722204 (NX70225) Sgt Jack Thompson Love, killed in action on 24 April 1941 while serving in Greece; Sgt W. B. Symonds; Cpl W. Ryan; Sgt W. Andrews; Sgt E. Duncan; Sgt J. Dennett; Cpl J. Richardson; Sgt T. Wilson; Cpl W. Weldon; Sgt J. Matthews; Sgt William Murdoch Sugwurst; NX68314 Sgt Humphrey Emblow Norcott; NX68315 Sgt Hugh Amos Norcott; Sgt G. Lloyd; N105910 Sgt George Ford; Sgt A. MacDonald; Sgt C. Stewert; N286431 (NX194782) Sgt James John Galbraith; NX9299 Sgt Kenneth Mowbray Boyer.
Second Row - (left to right):
Sgt T. H. Graham; Sgt R. Thorburn; NX12151 Sgt James Spraggon Forrest; Sgt K. W. Taylor; 121833 (NX12541) Sgt Kenneth William Parry; NX4268 Sgt Rex Walter Kalms; NX4004 Sgt Robert Stanley Beatty Cook; 158104 (NX5056) Sgt Spencer Stanley Ronald Seymour; NX7966 Sgt Francis Patrick Lucas; Sgt S. McBrown; Sgt J. Fraser; N39732 (NX115206) Cpl William Leonard Tanner; NX23541 Cpl Ronald Walter Hearn; Sgt F. Flegg; Sgt J. Preston; S38298 Sgt Frederick Otto Sommers; Sgt E. O’Brien; NX34893 Sgt David Arthur Follington.
Front Row – (left to right):
Sgt C. Gilchrist; Sgt E. J. Smith; Cpl O. Hannaford; N75480 (NX113731) Sgt Frederick Robert Street; N93727 (NX140287) Cpl Ronald James Wotherspoon; Possibly NP2777 (NX168761) Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2) Alexander Campbell; NX 8509 WO2 Eric Francis Chiotis; N72248 (NX 13879) WO2 James William Fyfe; WO2 W. Taylor; Warrant Officer N. Wallace; Sgt W. Smith; Sgt A. Vincent; Sgt P. Terry; Sgt J Van Dyke; NX342 Sgt Basil Wilfred Thomas Catterns; N290439 Sgt Raymond John Marriott.
Absent: 265950 (NX8674) Cpl Norrington George Cheeseman; 265759 (NX14415) Cpl David McDonald Brown; NX8691 Sgt Jack Sidney Whittle; Sgt J Isherwood; Sgt A Wright; N74555 Sgt John Thomas Landrigan.

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