Group portrait of officers and men of E Company, 15th Battalion. Identified back row, left to ...

Unit 15th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number DAX2604
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative
Maker Darge Photographic Company
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Broadmeadows
Date made c December 1914
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 and men of E Company, 15th Battalion. Identified back row, left to right: Unidentified; 730 Private (Pte) James Edward Courtney; S. Smith; 755 Lance Corporal (L/Cpl) Kenneth William Kendall; 710 L/Cpl Edward Ashton Kirby (killed in action at Gallipoli 15 June 1915); 755 Pte Francis Milton Paterson (killed in action at Gallipoli 14 May 1915); 769 Pte Kenneth Hugh McLeod (killed in action at Gallipoli 3 May 1915); 781 Pte Charles Augustus Siddons; 768 Pte Ronald McLeod (died of disease at Gallipoli 10 July 1915); 740 Pte Percy Davis (killed in action in France 4 July 1918); unidentified; 764 Alexander George McKay; 765 Pte Thomas Aubrey McKay; 747 Pte John Howard Fielding (killed in action at Gallipoli 1 May 1915). Fifth row, left to right: 805 Pte Charles Edward Lionel West; 715 Pte Alfred John Alcock; 792 Pte John Carlisle Alvin Smith (killed in action at Gallipoli 8 August 1915); unidentified; 1816 Pte Ernest Ivy Robinson Coffey (killed in action at Gallipoli 8 August 1915); unidentified; 786 Pte Reginald George Hornby Schofield (killed in action at Gallipoli 24 May 1915); 749 Pte Henry George Hughes; 807 Pte William James Webb; 772 Pte Robert Thomas Owens; H. Vizer; 789 Pte Henry Leighton Lewis Smith; 736 Pte Ethlyn Cyril Dunstan; 751 Pte William Hogben (died of wounds at Gallipoli 17 August 1915). Fourth row, left to right: 802 Pte Oswald Stewart Wemyss (killed in action at Gallipoli 29 April 1915); 723 Pte Percy Walter Boston (killed in action at Gallipoli 10 May 1915); 721 Pte Leslie Keith Brayley; 754 Pte James Merson Kidner (died of wounds received at Gallipoli 7 May 1915); 741 Pte Claude Arthur Daniel (killed in action at Gallipoli 3 May 1915); 780 Pte Thomas Terance Rodgers; 729 Pte Sydney Cresswell (killed in action at Gallipoli 8 August 1915); 818 Pte Leonard Lewis Daniel; 753 Pte Alfred Jackson (true name Henry Little , died of disease in England 23 October 1918); 776 Pte Francis Evan Perrett (killed in action at Gallipoli 3 May 1915); C. Gibson; 790 Pte Gordon Smith (died of wounds in France 8 September 1918); 816 Pte Stanley Clifford Cousens (killed in action in France 9 August 1916); 748 Pte Frederick Merton Heathcote. Third row, left to right: 762 Pte Joseph Masson (died of wounds at Gallipoli 20 May 1915); 759 Pte Ernest Ross Martin (died at Gallipoli 24 May 1915); unidentified; 796 Pte Albany Smale; 806 Pte Albert Eugene Warbey (alias Warby); 731 Pte Albert Castley; 773 Pte Patrick O'Connor; 739 Pte Victor Daley; 750 Pte Charles Harold Hodsdon (died in hospital in Constantinople while POW 21 January 1916); 788 Pte Peter Simpson; 745 Pte John Fraser (killed in action at Gallipoli 6 May 1915); 727 Pte Francis Horace Cave; 744 Pte Henry Edelsten (died of wounds in France 30 August 1916); 701 Colour Sergeant (Sgt) William John Powell. Second row, left to right: 706 Corporal (Cpl) William Mackay; 711 L/Cpl Henry Alfred Eibel (killed in action in France 11 April 1917); 767 Pte William James Herbert McGarry; 793 Pte John Gordon Scouller (killed in action at Gallipoli 9 May 1915); 712 L/Cpl Walter Seccombe (killed in action at Gallipoli 10 May 1915); 716 Pte Edward Charles Bartholomew; unidentified; 752 Pte Robert Inman; 722 Pte Arthur Beesley; 724 Pte Frederick Blake (killed in action at Gallipoli 8 August 1915); 746 Pte Norman Fuhrman (killed in action in France 11 April 1917); 702 Sgt Joseph Edward Sparks; 703 Sgt William James Taffe; 705 Cpl Edward Melia (killed in action at Gallipoli 2 May 1915). Front row, left to right: 742 Pte Alfred Elliott; 798 Pte Arthur Norman Tweedale; 704 Sgt James Carter Treherne; 813 Sgt Casimar Edric Pennefather Ryan; 770 Lance Sgt James Stephen McNeill; Second Lieutenant (2Lt) Thomas Robertson (killed in action at Gallipoli 27 April 1915); Captain Hugh Quinn (killed in action at Gallipoli 29 May 1915); 2Lt Francis Leofric Armstrong (killed in action at Gallipoli 10 May 1915).