|Object type||Black & white, Landscape|
|Physical description||Black & white, Landscape|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Broadmeadows|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Josiah Barnes collection of First World War negatives and prints
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.