Outdoor group portrait of officers of the 10th Brigade of the Australian Field Artillery at ...

Accession Number E02521
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France
Date made 14 June 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Outdoor group portrait of officers of the 10th Brigade of the Australian Field Artillery at Cocquerel, France. Identified from left to right in the back row are: Lieutenant (Lt) Alan Edmund Burke MC from Canterbury, Victoria; 2nd Lieutenant (2nd Lt) Arthur Newton Lintott from Collie, Western Australia (died of wounds in France on 9 August 1918); and Lt Aubrey Theodore Best from Ashfield, NSW.
Second back row: 2nd Lt Frederick Edward Chapman from North Sydney, NSW (died of wounds in France on 13 August 1918); Lt William Greene from Moonee Ponds, Victoria;
Lt W Isaacs; and Lt Thomas Dun Spittal from Gunbower, Victoria.
Third back row: Lt Claude John Stubbin from Wollongong, NSW; Captain (Capt) William Robert Creen Mcnaught MC & Bar from South Yarra, Victoria; Capt Allan Ogilvie Smith from Sydney, NSW; Major Francis Joseph Milburn McAdam from North Perth, Western Australia; Lt Alfred Joseph Bussell, MC from Wonnerup, Western Australia (killed in action in France on 13 October 1918); Lt Lawrence Brunton, MC from Randwick, NSW (killed in action in France on 4 July 1918); and Lt Ross McDonald from Melbourne, Victoria;
Front row: Lt Arndell Neil Lewis, MC, Signal Officer from Hobart, Tasmania; Major (Maj) William Tomkinson from Sydney, NSW (later awarded DSO); Maj Cyril Hermann Spurge, Croix de Guerre (Belgian) from West Perth, Western Australia (later Lieutenant Colonel); Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Isaac Cornwall Williams, DSO Croix de Guerre (French) from Stanmore, NSW; Maj Edwin Stanley Sutton from Sydney, NSW; Maj George William Hall from Brisbane, Queensland; and Lt Claude Edmund Burke from Newcastle, NSW.