Sergeants of the 1st Australian Light Horse Regiment just prior to embarkation for Egypt. ...

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney
Accession Number P00164.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Print
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Rosebery
Date made c October 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

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Sergeants of the 1st Australian Light Horse Regiment just prior to embarkation for Egypt. Identified, left to right, back row: 578 “C” Squadron Sergeant Major (SSM) George Henry Kirby; 81 “A” Squadron SSM William Hopkins James; 298 “B” Squadron Quartermaster Sergeant (QMS) Wesley Williams Easterbrook; 86 Sergeant (Sgt) Vernon Beamont Stephen; 299 Sgt Clarence William Edwards; 183 Sgt John Harold McGregor (Killed in Action (KIA) 7 August 1915, Gallipoli); 195 Sgt Charles William Gibson (KIA 7 August 1915, Gallipoli); 85 Sgt (later SSM) George Edmund Shepherd (Accidently killed 21 December 1916, Jerusalem); 393 Sgt (later Squadron QMS) Henry Glanville Bernie (Died of disease 3 November 1917, Gaza); 447 Sgt (Later Second Lieutenant) John Robert Wright (KIA 3 November 1917, Beersheba); Sgt Frank Murgha Mack. Third row: 171 Sgt Charles John Harrison; 302 Sgt Samuel Fitzpatrick; “A” Squadron QMS William Henry McKeown; 289 Sgt William John Barry (KIA 7 August 1915, Gallipoli); 342 “B” Squadron SSM Sylvester Alfred Wynn; 84 Sgt Francis Henry Robinson; 83 Sgt Harold Younger Kerr (KIA 7 August 1915, Gallipoli); 129 Sgt William Clifford Jones; 87 Sgt Reginald Robert Wisken; 448 Sgt (later Captain) Norman Beresford Lovett (KIA 9 April 1918, Villers-Bretonneux); 394 Sgt Raymond Robert Matheson; 518 Lance Sergeant John Henry Frank Loveless. Second row: 56 Saddler Sergeant Sylvester Henry Browne; 297 Sgt Alfred Dick; 253 Sgt Edward Gaille (Alias Guy Ellis) (KIA 7 August 1915, Gallipoli); 304 Sgt James Green (KIA 7 August 1915, Gallipoli); 671 Farrier QMS Job Berriman; 2 Regimental QMS Henry Gunning Webb; 1A Warrant Officer Frederick William Lindsell; 4 Sergeant Major William James Knight; 41 SSM Walter John Warneford; 6 Sgt Dudley Hobart Sargent; 237 Sgt Joseph Darcy Buckett; 74 Farrier Sgt Albert Arthur Sutcliffe. Front row: 391 “C” Squadron QMS John “Jock” Davidson; 8 Trumpeter Sgt Frederick Richard Charles Young (KIA 7 August 1915, Gallipoli); 1 Armourer Sgt (later 2661A Lance Corporal) James Frederick Dawes (Died of Wounds (DOW) 5 February 1917, Cardiff, Wales); 222 Farrier Sgt John Joseph McSweeney; 260 Sgt Russell William Gibson (KIA 7 August 1915, Gallipoli); 243 Band Sgt John Henry Calthorpe: 392 Farrier Sgt William John Simeon; 470 Sgt Reginald Sydney Smith (DOW 19 May 1915, Alexandria, Egypt); 428 Sgt John Richardson Poole (DOW 5 November 1916, Kent, England); 5 Transport Sgt (later Second Lieutenant) Leslie Shaw Elliott (KIA 3 May 1916, Laventie, France).

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