Group portrait of the officers of the 3rd Battalion at Meteren, France. Identified from left to ...

Accession Number E01667
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France: Nord Pas de Calais, Nord, Meteren
Date made 14 February 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Group portrait of the officers of the 3rd Battalion at Meteren, France. Identified from left to right, back row: Lieutenant (Lt) Edward Elliott Browne from Woolahra, NSW; Lt Herbert Hilton Fergusson from Crows Nest, NSW (killed in action in France on 9 August 1916); Lt Frank William Taylor from Turramurra, NSW, (died of wounds in France on 22 June 1918); Lt Clarence Gordon Prescott, MC from Stanmore, NSW; Lt Cecil Howard Earl Ray, MM, from Malden, Victoria; Lt John Robert Baird, MC from Port Macqurie, NSW; Lt Cecil Jack McDonald MC from Bowral, NSW (died of wounds in France on 19 September 1918); Lt Albert Charles Stuart Mason from Randwick, NSW (killed in action in France on 25 July 1918); Lt Daniel Robert Desbois, MC from Mosman, NSW; Lt Rupert Oswald Leggett, from Randwick NSW; Lt Johnston Stockfield Nixon from Redfern, NSW; Lt Adam Dunlop Arnold from Lakemba, NSW; Lt (later Captain) Charles Francis Elliott, MC from Armidale NSW; Lt J. N. Lord from Quirindi, NSW; Lt Ernest Hawkshaw, MC from Guildford, NSW; and Lt Alfred Littlejohn, MC from Guildford, NSW. Front row: Lt James Houston Stanger from Bondi, NSW; Captain (Capt) Douglas Gordon Oakley, MC, Quartermaster from Helensburgh North, NSW; Major (Maj) Harry Mander North, Australian Army Medical Corps (AAMC) from Beecroft, NSW; Capt Giles Eyre Blake, Mentioned in Despatches (MID) from Haymarket, NSW; Capt Clarence Howie MC, MID from Lismore NSW; Maj William Beveridge Carter from Nyngan, NSW; Lieutenant Colonel Donald Ticehurst Moore CMG DSO VD from Sydney; Maj Atholl Frederick Burrett, DSO from Grenfell, NSW; Capt Albert McDermid, MC from Sydney; Capt Lindon Howard Russell Higinbotham from Armidale, NSW (died of wounds in France on 21 June 1918); Maj Bicton Clemence Wilson, MC, Chaplain from Parramatta, NSW; Capt Stephen Frederick Paul White from Cootamundra, NSW; Lt Alexander John Strange Croll from Marrickville, NSW; Lt Malcolm McLeod Keshan from Watson's Bay, NSW (killed in action in France on 23 August 1918); Lt George Ross MacDougal from Neutral bay, NSW.