|Object type||Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Place made||Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Heuvelland, Kemmel, Kemmel Hill|
|Date made||22 January 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Group portrait of the officers of the 41st Battalion at Kemmel Hill, Belgium. Identified from ...
Group portrait of the officers of the 41st Battalion at Kemmel Hill, Belgium. Identified from left to right, back row: Lieutenant (Lt) Robert Brewer from Corndale, NSW (killed in action in France 29 September 1918); Lt Arthur Jemotte Browne from Roma, Queensland; Lt Frederick William MacGibbon from Hendra, Queensland (later awarded MC); Lt Maurice Christopher Wood from Albion, Queensland; and Lt William Bowden Hardwick Foote from Ipswich, Queensland. Middle row: Lt John Betts Lawson MC from Townsville, Queensland (killed in action in France 29 September 1918); Lt John Edward Woodford from Charters Towers, Queensland (killed in action in France 12 August 1918); Quartermaster Hon. Lt Horace Frank Morehead Witham from Brisbane, Queensland; Lt Edward Arthur Williams from Albion, Queensland; Lt George Sackville Armstrong from Brisbane; Lt Douglas Gates from Brisbane; Lt Clement Leonard Fox from Brisbane; Second Lieutenant Robert Hugh Owen Roberts from Brisbane (died of wounds in France 8 August 1918); Lt Leslie Atherton Gerald Boyce MC from Toowoomba, Queensland; and Lt Francis Joseph Burtenshaw MC from Brisbane (killed in action in France 15 May 1918). Front row: Lt R Frederick; Lt Thomas Henry Miller from Brisbane; Captain (Capt) Percy Mason Swanson from Mackay, Queensland (later awarded French Croix de Guerre); Major Thomas Alexander Ferguson from Sydney, NSW; Capt Richard Fleetwood Pickering from Chinchilla, Queensland (later awarded Belgium Croix de Guerre); Capt Richard O'Brien from Brisbane; Capt Robert McIlroy from Toowoomba; and Lt Arthur Edward Dimmock from Nanango, Queensland.