|Object type||Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Place made||France: Nord Pas de Calais, Nord, Meteren|
|Date made||12 January 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Group portrait of the officers of the 33rd Battalion at Meteren, France. Identified from left to ...
Group portrait of the officers of the 33rd Battalion at Meteren, France. Identified from left to right, back row: Lieutenant (Lt) Edwyn John Mountain MC from Tamworth, NSW; Chaplain the Reverend Keith Dixon Norman from Waratah, NSW; Lt William McGovern from Guyra, NSW; Lt Alfred Gordon Farleigh MC from Arncliffe, NSW (killed in action in France on 22 August 1918); Lt Harold Innes Spencer MM from Barraba, NSW (killed in action in France on 1 October 1918); Lt Robert Horner Fletcher MC from Armidale, NSW; and Lt Hector Lee from Double Bay, NSW. Middle row: Lt George Charles Walter Richardson from Paddington, NSW; Lt William Alexander McLean MC from Black Mountain, NSW; Lt William Parnall Chapman from Kalgoorlie, Western Australia; Lt Leslie George Faint MC from Kellys Plains, NSW; Lt Edgar Aubrey Clarence from Walcha, NSW; Lt Elliott Darcy Slade from Wahroonga, NSW (killed in action in France on 30 March 1918); Lt Frank Albert Hutchings MC from Ashfield, NSW; Lt Cedric Percival Kelly from Henley, NSW; and Lt John Garrett from Sydney, NSW (originally from Auckland, New Zealand). Front row: Captain (Capt) William Huggett Douglas from Rockdale, Victoria; Capt Ossian Roy Cormack from Mosman, NSW; Lt Rupert Charles Jones MC from Mosman, NSW (died of wounds in France on 3 May 1918); Major Robert John Allwright Massie from North Sydney; (later promoted Lieutenant Colonel and awarded DSO and French Croix de Guerre); Lt Colyn Adrian Keith Cohen from Sydney, NSW; Lt Sidney Muddle from Ashfield, NSW; and Capt James William Shreeve from Randwick, NSW.