Sydney, NSW. 1938-04-23. A group portrait of Victoria Cross recipients who were invited to Sydney ...

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney
Accession Number P01880.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 23 April 1938
Conflict Period 1930-1939
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Sydney, NSW. 1938-04-23. A group portrait of Victoria Cross recipients who were invited to Sydney by the United Licensed Victuallers Association (ULVA) to march as a group in the 1938 Sydney Anzac Day march. This gesture by the ULVA was part of the Australian sesquicentennial (150 years) celebrations. The photograph was taken on the roof of the ULVA headquarters at 12 O'Connell Street, Sydney. Left to right: J. W. A. Jackson VC, W. D. Joynt VC, J. Hamilton VC, W. M. Currey VC, T. Caldwell VC (Royal Scots Fusiliers), P. C. Statton VC MM, J. J. Dwyer VC, J. Carroll VC, E. T. Towner VC MC, T. L. Axford VC MM, A. D. Lowerson VC, A. C. Borella VC MM, W. Peeler VC, S. R. McDougall VC MM, G. M. Ingram VC MM, W. E. Brown VC DCM, C. W. K. Sadlier VC, H. Dalziel VC, W. Ruthven VC, J. Rogers VC (Boer War), J. P. Woods VC (in front), T. J. B. Kenny VC. (Donor Australian Hotels Association) (The original, a composite of two images, is held in the AWM archive store) (See 044844 for a group photograph of the men taken on Anzac Day before the march) (See 044956 and 044957 for the two constituent parts of the composite photograph)