Group portrait of the officers of the 10th Battalion at Neuve Eglise, Belgium. Identified from ...

Accession Number E01783
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 23 February 1918
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 the officers of the 10th Battalion at Neuve Eglise, Belgium. Identified from left to right, back row: Lieutenant (Lt) Charles Reddie Allanson from Elsternwick, Victoria (later awarded MC and MSM); Lt Philip Arthur Singleton from Glebe, NSW; Lt Richard Graham Smith MC from Unley, South Australia; Lt Arthur Hedley Goode, from Adelaide, South Australia; Lt Robert Armytage Paxton from Fitzroy, South Australia; Lt Cleve James Scott MC from Gawler, South Australia (killed in action in France on 22 July 1918); Lt George Sidney Lightbody MC from Norwood, South Australia; Lt William Harvey Blake from Brompton, South Australia; Lt Cyril John Paisley from Bunbury, Western Australia; Lt Alfred Thomas Hill MC from Adelaide (died of wounds in France on 30 May 1918); and Lt Frederick James Stanley Mead MC DCM from Semaphore, South Australia (later promoted Captain). Middle row: Lt Wilfred Drew Sharland MC from Unley Park, South Australia; Lt John Morris McInerney from Mt Gambier, South Australia (killed in action in France on 28 July 1918); Lt William McDonald Perry, Quartermaster from Deep Lead, Victoria; Lt Edward Laurence Angove, Signal Officer from Brighton, South Australia (killed in action in France on 23 August 1918); Lt Ferdinand James William Schneider from Glenelg, South Australia; Lt Francis Ernest Pennington MC DCM from Carlton, Victoria; Lt Arthur Limb, Transport Officer from Gawler, South Australia; Lt John Gladstone Sinclair from North Adelaide (later promoted Captain); Lt Michael Penrose Gatliff from Camberwell, Victoria; Lt Thomas Leo Corcoran from Mt Gambier (later awarded MC and died of wounds in France on 30 May 1918); Lt Cecil Claude Marcellin Chabrel from Adelaide; Lt Keith Grant from Adelaide; and Lt John William Searcy from Adelaide (later awarded MC). Front row: Lt Carl Fritz Stanton Jorgensen, Assistant Adjutant from Wayville, South Australia; Captain (Capt) William Howard Perry MC from Broken Hill, NSW; Reverend Chaplain Edward Makeham, Padre from Perth, Western Australia; Major (Maj) Horace Norman Henwood from Goodwood, South Australia (killed in action in Belgium on 1 March 1918); Maj George Dorricutt Shaw, Commanding Officer from Hindmarsh, South Australia; Capt Walter Gordon Cornish MC, Adjutant from Adelaide (later awarded French Croix de Guerre); Maj Sydney Vere Appleyard DSO, Medical Officer from Sydney, NSW; Capt Hector Roy Heming from North Adelaide; Capt Alexander Henry MacDonald from Wayville, South Australia; and Lt James Davidson MC from Port Pirie, South Australia (later promoted Capt).