Group portrait of officers of the 51st Battalion. From left to right, back row: Second Lieutenant ...

Place Europe: France
Accession Number P00088.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Place made France
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Group portrait of officers of the 51st Battalion. From left to right, back row: Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt) William Hamilton-Fisher, aged 47; Lieutenant (Lt) (later captain) John Reginald Chanter, D Company; Lt Mitchell, D Company; Lt Frederick Albrecht; Lt Finlayson, Intelligence Officer; Lt Powell, Quartermaster; Captain (Capt) McBurnie; Capt Marcel Arousseau, D Company; Lt Reid, D Company; Lt Victor Arthur Harwood, later killed in action 12 October 1917; Lt Hurtle Melville Hamilton-Fisher, aged 26, son of 2nd Lt Hamilton-Fisher; Lt Frederick G. Guillet-Gutteridge, D Company; Lt Haslem. Middle row: 2nd Lt Castles; Captain Michael H. Bergin MC, chaplain, later killed in action on 12 October 1917; Capt Owen MC; Lieutenant Colonel John Cecil Ridley DSO, Commanding Officer; Capt Thomas Steane Louch, adjutant; Capt Beresford Everett Bardwell; Capt Paul Francis Lohan; Capt Cooke; Capt Edward Stanley Smalpage, Army Medical Corps. Front row: 2nd Lt Robert Francis James, later died of wounds 13 October 1917; Lt Smith MC, 2nd Lt William Britt; 2nd Lt Connor; 2nd Lt Warren; 2nd Lt Earnest Selkirk, later killed in action 9 June 1917 at Messines; 2nd Lt William Thomas Walsh, later died of wounds 13 October 1917; 2nd Lt Calder, D company; Lt Robert Clive Keilar. Absent: Major Row, Major Christie,Lt Morell, Lt Watkins. See also H17238 where officers are wearing slouch hats.