His Majesty King George V, knighting Lieutenant General Sir John Monash, Australian Corps Commander, at the Corps Headquarters in the Chateau, when General Monash was invested as a Knight Commander ...

Accession Number E02964
Collection type Photograph
Title His Majesty King George V, knighting Lieutenant General Sir John Monash, Australian Corps Commander, at the Corps Headquarters in the Chateau, when General Monash was invested as a Knight Commander ...
Object types Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Bertangles
Date made 12 August 1918
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

His Majesty King George V, knighting Lieutenant General Sir John Monash, Australian Corps Commander, at the Corps Headquarters in the Chateau, when General Monash was invested as a Knight Commander of the Bath. The ordnance shown in the background is captured material brought back from the vicinity of Warfusee-Abancourt; it was captured on 8 August by Australian troops. When General Monash took leave of His Majesty, Major General M. W. O'Keeffe KCMG CB, DMS, Fourth Army, who is standing on the right showing three rows of ribbons, was invested with the KCMG. Second from the right is Brigadier General R. A. Carruthers CB CMG, Deputy Assistant and Quartermaster General, Australian Corps.

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