Outdoor group portrait of officers of the 40th Battalion at Neuve Eglise, Belgium. Identified ...

Accession Number E01610
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Messines, Neuve Eglise
Date made 26 January 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Outdoor group portrait of officers of the 40th Battalion at Neuve Eglise, Belgium. Identified back row, left to right: Captain (Capt) Henry Lawrence Foster MC; Lieutenant (Lt) Cedric Harold Cane; Lt Harold John Dell; Lt Charles William Marshall; Lt Walter Alexander Moon; Lt Herbert William McBean (killed in action in France on 9 May 1918); Lt Cedric Howard Fawcett; Lt Rupert Esmond D'Oyley Groom; and Lt Bertie Tulloch Sadler, Belgian Croix de Guerre. Middle row: Lt Ernest James Bertram; Lt Bert James Jackson MC; Lt Herbert Roy Trethewie; Lt Horace Chamberlain (died of wounds in France on 30 March 1918); Chaplain the Reverend William Howes; Lt Thurston George Cranswick MC DCM; Lt Stanley Gladstone Stebbins MC; Lt Alfred Percival Brown MC; Lt Norman Oliver Champion; and Lt Rothesay Seaforth MacKenzie. Front row: Capt Allan La Touche Cruickshank; Capt Gilbert Langdon McIntyre MC; Capt Graeme Sutherland Bisdee; Major Leslie Herbert Payne DSO; Lieutenant Colonel John Edward Cecil Lord DSO, CMG, French Croix de Guerre; Lt Laurence Wendover Barnett MC; Major Lyndhurst Falkiner Giblin DSO MC; Major Wendall Inglis Clark MC; Lt Maurice Henry Oakley Whitaker MC.