Group portrait of officers of No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps (AFC) probably before they ...

Accession Number A04544
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Group portrait of officers of No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps (AFC) probably before they embarked on the HMAT A64 Orsova from Melbourne, Victoria on 16 March 1916. Identified, left to right:
back row: Lieutenant Alexander Leighton MacNaughton; Lt Charles James Brookes, (later MC); Lt Andrew Delfosse Badgery; Lt Charles Ambrose Vincent Kelly; Lt Sydney Woodrow, (later accidentally killed on 28 May 1916 while training at Curdworth, England, Lt Arthur Edward Geere.
Second row: Lt Roderick Ross; Captain (Capt) William Sheldon; Major Alexander Aitken Johnstone Broun; Lieutenant Colonel Edgar Hercules Reynolds, (later OBE); Capt Richard Williams, (later OBE, DSO) ; Lt Eric Glendower Roberts; Lt Rolf Sanger Brown, (later AFC); Lt John Linton Treloar, (later OBE, MBE).
Front Row: Lt Philip Horatio Newland; Lt William Ewart Hart; Lt Lawrence James Wackett, (later DFC, AFC); Capt Donald Valentine Blake; Capt William Hopton Anderson, (later DFC, Croix de Guerre (Belgium)); Lt Frank Hubert McNamara, (later VC); Lt Allan Murray Jones (later MC, DFC and Bar).