|Place made||Egypt: Cairo|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Group portrait of twenty six officers and men of the 7th Australian Light Horse (7ALH). Most are ...
Group portrait of twenty six officers and men of the 7th Australian Light Horse (7ALH). Most are holding rifles and the trooper seventh from the left, back row, is holding their mascot dog.
The top left corner is annotated with: "List of 7th LH men who were left in the trenches at Anzac to hold them to the last during the evacuation." Twenty eight men from the 7LHR, along with twenty eight men from the 5th Light Horse Regiment, were left to defend Ryrie's Post until the last stage of the evacuation of Anzac Cove in December 1915. Identified back row, left to right are: Warrant Officer Finlay; Signalling Sergeant (Sgt) Archibald; Corporal (Cpl) Hibbs; Trooper (Tpr) Dwyer; Tpr Davies; Cpl Manly; Tpr Byrne; Sgt Jansen (probably 370 William Jansen); Cpl Whyburn (probably 749 Leslie Richard Whyburn); Sgt Waugh; Tpr Bonny [also identified as Court]. Middle row: 1163 Tpr Jesse Garrood; Cpl Murray; Tpr Clarke; Captain (Capt) Thomas Leslie Willsallen (later DSO); Capt Bice; Lieutenant (Lt) Easterbrook; Cpl Rose; Sgt Lowe; Cpl James. Front row: 140 Sgt Carl Anton Teschner; Tpr Kenning; Cpl Hill; Sgt Horn; Cpl Foley; Cpl Flood. Cpl Rhodes and Tpr Anderson were absent in hospital when this photograph was taken. This photograph is the original from which A04862 was copied.