Group portrait of the 4th Light Trench Mortar Battery. Identified from left to right, back row: ...

Accession Number E01732
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 12 March 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

Group portrait of the 4th Light Trench Mortar Battery. Identified from left to right, back row: 6319 Corporal (Cpl) George Tristian Pound (later awarded MM); 1777 Private (Pte) John Joseph Hennessey; 7301 Pte Stephen Stuart Peachey; 7108 Pte Edward Hutton Leisk; 2158 Pte John Michael Gilligan; 6738 Pte Peter Constantine; 4264 Lance Corporal (L Cpl) John Parker; 5671 Pte Frederick Arthur Dale; 2174 Pte Henry Joseph McCourt; 1493 Pte Thomas Morton; 3708 Pte Stanley Gordon Chaseling; and 5705 Pte Cleophas Jones. Third row: 6332 L Cpl George Henry Sloggett; 1002 Pte Stanley John Austin; 25799 Pte Rupert Roy Godden; 4846 Andrew Francis Moore; 2628 Pte Thomas Moore; 6497 Pte Vyvian Eric Ellem (killed in action 30 August 1918 in France); 6102 Pte William Sandison; 6810 L Cpl Walter James Jubilee Storey; 6331 Pte Alfred Edward O'Shea (died of wounds 5 July 1918 in France); 31396 Pte John Grant Clarke; 1570 Pte Samuel James Atkinson; 30529 Pte Lester James Collas Dalcam; 6020 Pte John Joseph Grace; 2451 Pte Thomas Henry Hall; 5448 Pte James Edward Turner; 1481A Pte William Spencer; 27732 L Cpl Eric Arthur Ebeling; and 3046 Pte Herbert Jagger (killed in action 18 September 1918 in France). Second row: 3320 Cpl William Fraser; 223 Cpl John Anthony Tibbs; 4381 Sergeant (Sgt) Cyril James Kennedy; 1314 Cpl Harry Morris (died of accidental injuries in France on 5 September 1918); 1895 Cpl Arthur William Wood, Belgian Croix de Gueree (killed in action 30 March 1918 in France); 3962 Sgt Walter Andrew Wood; Lieutenant (Lt) William John Hodges; Lt Garnet Alfred Thorp; Captain (Capt) Arthur Collins Loveday; Capt Allan Martin (later awarded MC); Lt Leo Cecil Waterford (later awarded MC); 1086 Sgt Frederick Charles Smith; 3433 Cpl Reginald Romney Murfey (later awarded MM); 1850 Cpl Edgar Pockett; 4780 Cpl Charlie Albert Davey (died of wounds 6 April 1918 in France); and 2653 Cpl Michael Duffy (later awarded MM). Front row: 31397 Pte James Leathen Clarke; 1507 Cpl William Atwill (later awarded MM); 584 Pte Ernest Brunette; 4504 Driver (Dvr) Joselyn Francis Giles; 4751 Pte Reginald Arthur Cowell; 1449 Dvr Phillip Henry Aris; 1195 Pte Stanley Brown (died of disease 21 February 1919 in Belgium); and 32612 L Cpl Allan Ramsay Joyce.