|Object type||Black & white, Landscape|
|Physical description||Black & white, Landscape|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
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 officers of the Australian Naval Bridging Train at Domain Camp, Melbourne, Victoria. Identified in the back row, from left to right, standing: Warrant Officer (WO) Edward James Shalless, Royal Australian Naval Reserve (RANR) from South Yarra, Victoria (later a Lieutenant with the 4th Pioneer Battalion); Chief Officer Alexander Scott Cameron, RANR from Port Adelaide, South Australia (Later a Lieutenant and Mentioned in Despatches (MID); Sub Lieutenant (Sub Lt) Charles William Hicks, RANR from Northcote, Victoria (later a Captain with the First Divisional Artillery and MID); Sub Lt Reginald Langdon Buller, RANR from Geelong, Victoria (later a Lieutenant and MID); and WO Harry Francis Shepherd from Guildford, Western Australia (later MID on two occasions).
In the front row, sitting: Lieutenant Thomas Arthur Bond, RANR from Brisbane, Queensland (later awarded a Distinguished Service Order (DSO) and MID on two occasions); Lieutenant Commander Leighton Seymour Bracegirdle, RAN from Balmain, NSW (later awarded DSO and MID on three occasions); Veterinary Surgeon John Legg, RANR from Hansonville, Victoria (later a Captain in the Australia Army Veterinary Corps and MID).