Group portrait of Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Alexander Robert Heron DSO and officers of the 41st ...

Accession Number E01342
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France
Date made 2 November 1917
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 Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Alexander Robert Heron DSO and officers of the 41st Battalion AIF. Identified, four men in back row near door, left to right: Lieutenant (Lt) Frederick William MacGibbon from Hendra, Queensland (later awarded MC); Lt Harold Aubury Thomas Ingram from Toowoomba, Queensland (died of wounds in France 3 August 1918); Lt Arthur Edmund Dimmock from Nanango, Queensland; and Lt Niels Seinhardt Schroder from Brisbane, Queensland. Left to right, back row: Lt George Baxter from Brisbane; Lt William Malcolm McLean MC from Brisbane; Lt Harold Joseph Wiles DSO from Brisbane; Lt J Cassidy; Lt John Edward Woodford from Charters Towers, Queensland (killed in action in France 12 August 1918); Lt Thomas Real O'Sullivan from Toowong, Queensland (killed in action in France 17 August 1918); Lt Francis Joseph Burtenshaw from Brisbane (killed in action in France 15 May 1918); Lt Alan Percy Hamilton Adair from Maryborough, Queensland; and Lt John Joseph Moriarty MM from Lismore, NSW. Middle row: Lt Maurice Christopher Wood from Albion, Queensland; Lt G Baxter; Lt Reginald Rhodes Wood from Sydney, NSW; Lt William Henry Parker from Rockhampton, Queensland; Lt Percy William Harrison from Lismore; Lt George Sydney Dodds from Brisbane (died of wounds in France 29 September 1918); Lt Thomas Henry Miller from Brisbane; Lt Horace Frank Morehead Witham from Brisbane; Lt William Arthur Fraser DSO from Brisbane; and Lt W. Smith MM. Front row (seated): Mr Ross Jones (YMCA); Lt Kenneth Adrian Murdoch from Richmond River, NSW; Captain (Capt) Percy Manson Swanson from Mackay, Queensland (later awarded French Croix de Guerre); Major (Maj) Thomas Alexander Ferguson from Sydney; Lt Col Alexander Robert Heron DSO from Bowen, Queensland; Maj Edward Thomas Sheridan from Richmond River; Capt Charles William Scott French MC from Charters Towers, Queensland; Capt William Uren from Townsville, Queensland; and Chaplain Major Alfred Avery Mills MC from Bendigo, Victoria.