Josiah Barnes collection of First World War negatives and prints

Accession Number PB1402
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Landscape
Physical description Black & white, Landscape
Maker Barnes, Josiah
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Broadmeadows
Date made 1914
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 Siege Artillery Brigade officers (SAB). Back row, left to right, standing: Lieutenant (Lt) Henry Douglas Eyre Ralfe, a professional soldier of Sydney, NSW, Royal Australian Garrison Artillery (Pilots Certificate No. 1419, 12 May 1915, qualified at Werribee, Vic, later killed in action 6 May 1918); Lt Harry Charles Bundock, professional soldier of Randwick, NSW; Lt William Tomkinson, professional soldier of Sydney, NSW; Lt Edward Kenneth Smart, professional soldier of Armadale, Vic; Lt Charles Morris, professional soldier of North Carlton, Vic; Lt Basil Moorhouse Morris, professional soldier of Wahroonga, NSW; Lt Percy Walter Dobson, professional soldier of South Yarra, Vic; Lt Wilfred William Whittle, professional soldier of Ballarat, Vic. Front row, sitting: Captain (Capt) Roy William Whiston-Walsh, Australian Army Medical Corps, of Sydney, NSW; Capt Arthur William Bates, professional soldier of Richmond, Vic; Major (Maj) Frederick William Osborne, Officer Commanding (OC), No 1 Battalion; Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Walter Adams Coxen, of South Yarra, Vic, Commanding SAB; Maj John Herbert Hurst, OC No 2 Battalion, of Fremantle, WA; Capt George St John Fancourt McDonald, Adjutant, of Malvern, Vic, who was awarded DSO 29 June 1917 and who died of wounds on 22 March 1918; Capt Moreton David Williams, of Caufield, Vic. All of the group embarked on 17 July 1915 on HMAT Orsova (A67) from Melbourne.