An outdoors group portrait of members of the combined bands of the 4th Australian Infantry ...

Accession Number E02837A
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Corbie Albert Area, Querrieu
Date made 20 July 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


An outdoors group portrait of members of the combined bands of the 4th Australian Infantry Brigade and members of the 132nd USA Infantry Regiment Band, with their musical instruments, at the Brigade's sports contest. The presence of the American regiment was a compliment following the Battle of Hamel, on 4 July, in which both American troops and Australian Brigades, including the 4th, where engaged. Identified: 2221 Private (Pte) Francis Xavier Harford, 16th Battalion (1); Pte G F Cramp, 13th Battalion (2); 7745 Pte Angelo Benvenuti, 15th Battalion (8); Pte A Watts, 13th Battalion (11); Pte Fraser, 14th Battalion (12); Pte A Townsend, 13th Battalion (16); Pte R Polglase, 13th Battalion (17); Pte C Shaddock, 13th Battalion (20); Pte Beach, 13th Battalion (21); Pte W Reid, 16th Battalion (23); Pte J J Clemow, 16th Battalion (28); Pte A Guerney, 13th Battalion (29); Pte A Parsons, 16th Battalion (30); Corporal H C Penton, 13th Battalion (31); Band Sergeant E McMahon, 16th Battalion (34); 18433 Pte Alan Marmaduke Cansdell, 13th Battalion (35); Warrant Officer P C Copp, Bandmaster, 13th Battalion (36); Pte R Luscombe, 13th Battalion (37); 715 Sergeant (Sgt) J Henry, 15th Battalion (38); Pte G Gregory, 13th Battalion (39); Pte Wells, 16th Battalion or possibly Pte H C Munyard, 16th Battalion (45); Pte Mcdonald, 16th Battalion or Pte B Cameron, 16th Battalion(46); 7353 Cpl (T/Sergeant) G Swepson, 15th Battalion (51); Company Sergeant Major 2139 Leopold Victor W Cox, 13th Battalion (52); Sgt D Fraser, 14th Battalion (53); Regimental Sergeant Major J T Tandy MM, 16th Battalion (54); Pte R Nance, 15th Battalion (55); Pte B Taylor, 13th Battalion (58); Pte A Slade, 15th Battalion (61); 6025 Cpl Percy Alfred Haupt, 15th Battalion (62). See E02837AK for the positions of those named in this caption. This is the left hand image in a two part panorama. See E02837P for the combined image