|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Place made||Belgium: Wallonie, Hainaut, Charleroi|
|Date made||14 May 1919|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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The Mayor of Charleroi, Emile Devreux, thanking, on behalf of the people of the municipality, ...
The Mayor of Charleroi, Emile Devreux, thanking, on behalf of the people of the municipality, Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Sir J J Talbot Hobbs KCB VD, General Officer Commanding, Australian Corps Commander, for the part the Australians had played in the liberation of Belgium. Identified, left to right (foreground): Lieutenant (Lt) J E Murray, Aide-de-Camp to Corps Commander; Major General E Tivey; Colonel Richard Dowse; Lt Gen Sir Talbot Hobbs; Lt De Backer, Belgian Liaison Officer; M Giuannotte, Burgomaster (mayor) of Chatelet; two unidentified members of the Charleroi Town Council.