|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
|Date made||c 25 April 1917|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Group portrait of officers of the 45th Battalion AIF, photographed shortly before taking part in ...
Group portrait of officers of the 45th Battalion AIF, photographed shortly before taking part in the attack on MessinesRidge in June 1917. Identified from left to right: Back row: Lieutenant Robert Anthony (Toby) Barton, killed at Messines 9 June 1917; Lieutenant Joseph (Joe) Leddy, MM; Lieutenant William George (Bill) Adams, DSO MM; Lieutenant Arthur Clive Fitzhardinge, MC; Lieutenant Hilton Bede Allen, killed at Messines 7 June 1917; Lieutenant James Sutter Terras , born Lanarkshire Scotland and killed in action near Dernacourt, France, 28 March 1918; Lieutenant Leon Dudley (Leo) Ferguson, MC; Lieutenant Joseph (Joe) Kirman, MM, MC; Lieutenant Frederick Percival (Fred) Pring. Middle row: Lieutenant Henry Herbert (Harry) Neaves, MC; Captain Owen Burton Dibbs; Lieutenant Thomas Alexander (Tom) McIntyre; Captain Jim Russell; Chaplain the Reverend Gilder; Lieutenant Fred Morrell. Front row: Lieutenant Leo Clarke Smythe; Lieutenant Roy Lanchester Gowing; Captain Keith Shelly Parker, MC, Medical Officer; Major George Edward Knox, MC; Captain (Stan) S R S Perry; Captain Tubby Allen; Lieutenant William Herbert (Bill) Schadel; Captain Arthur Leslie Valey, MC and bar; Lieutenant Herbert Edward (Bert) Maiden, MM, DCM; Lieutenant John Gordon McKenzie; Lieutenant George Alfred Simpson, MM.