Group portrait of members of the Australian Flying Corps Wireless Section following a wireless ...

Place Europe: United Kingdom, England, Hampshire, Aldershot
Accession Number H04227
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Date made July 1917
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 members of the Australian Flying Corps Wireless Section following a wireless school at South Farnborough, Hampshire, England over the period May to June 1917. The photograph was taken at Aldershot, Hampshire, England in the first week of July 1917. Identified, left to right:
Back Row:
1320 2nd Air Mechanic (2/AM) Robert Lauchland, died of wounds in Belgium on 16 November 1917, aged 25; 577 Private (Pte) Donald Vincent Morrison; 526 Pte Robson Brown; 523 2/AM Michael Bowler; 457 2/AM Ernest Alexander Davlin Hamilton, later DFC; 521 Pte Harold William Bate; 921 2/AM Andrew Smith Peattie Lonsdale; 923 2/AM Patrick William Masterson; 2113 2/AM Robert Kennedy Law.
Fourth Row:
893 Pte Arnold Garnett Dalton; 1327 2/AM Brian Napier Thompson; 1120 2/AM William John McGregor; 951 2/AM Roi Mulville Troy; 917 2/AM Gaffney John Jones; 916 2/AM Patrick Les Hughes; 767 2/AM Ernest Edgar Ogier; 578 2/AM Roy Thomas Murray; 562 2/AM Ivan Robert Jackson; 537 (V320539) Pte Arthur Charles Crichton.
Third Row:
528 2/AM Albert John Walker, died of illness in France on 16 October 1918, aged 24; 945 2/AM James Shore; 925 2/AM Ralph Monkhouse; 765 Pte Albert Ernest Hayles, killed in action in Belgium on 4 September 1917, aged 32; 900 2/AM John Larwell Edgcumbe; 582 Pte James Charles Outhred; 544 2/AM Frederick Downing; 552 2/AM William Clarence Gray; 554 Pte Leslie Charles Joseph Hensler; 953 2/AM Walter Charles Hampden Tyres; 551 Pte Frederick Otto Golder; 1102 2/AM Herbert Reginald McKimm.
Second Row:
911 2/AM John Reginald Hackett; 949 2/AM Norman Teague; 906 2/AM Harold Edmund Gamble, killed in action at Westhoek Ridge, Belgium on 22 October 1917, aged 24; 939 Pte Peter John Curtin; 1550 2/AM George Backhouse; 924 2/AM Joseph Wilkinson; 592 Pte Frank Albert Topping; 940 2/AM George Leslie Reid; 1325 2/AM Ralph Thomas Robson; 887 2/AM Walter John Bleakley; 1332 2/AM Hugh Alexander Waters Griffiths.
Front Row:
595 Pte Vincent James Nelson Walker; 602 2/AM Roy Tasman Perry; 886 Corporal (Cpl) Sydney Robert Black; 14 Cpl Hubert Douglas Billings; 880 Acting Sergeant (A/Sgt) James Joseph Malone, later MC; 312 Flight Sergeant Hector Nicol, killed in an accident in the United Kingdom on 16 October 1918, aged 32; 1352 Sgt Henry Arnold Harding; 884 (V83619) Cpl James Deverall; 890 2/AM Frederick James Cherry; 948 2/AM Percy Summers; 1349 Pte Albert Joseph Egan; 908 2/AM Ernest Harold Graham.