Group portrait of officers of the 48th Battalion. From left to right, back row: Lieutenant (Lt) Geoffrey Paul Leane MC; Lt Robert Scott Rafferty MM; Lt Reginald Charles Bleechmore; Second ...
ID numberE01767
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Glass original whole plate negative
MakerUnknown Australian Official Photographer
Place madeFrance: Nord Pas de Calais, Nord, Meteren
Date made6 March 1918
DescriptionGroup portrait of officers of the 48th Battalion. From left to right, back row: Lieutenant (Lt) Geoffrey Paul Leane MC; Lt Robert Scott Rafferty MM; Lt Reginald Charles Bleechmore; Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt) Charles William Stoerkel MC and Bar; Lt George Dean Mitchell MC DCM; Lt Joseph Arthur Bingley; Lt Edward Gordon Holton; Lt (later Captain) Harry Downes MC MM; Lt Angus Salier Ferguson French Croix de Guerre (killed in action 3 May 1918); Lt Archibald Robert Allen; Lt Wallace Douglas Pritchard; Lt (later Captain) Robert Eldred Potts. Middle row: Lt Alfred Percy Ford MM; Lt Arthur John Gelston MC; Lt Leslie St.John Brown; Lt Hurtle John Burnett MC; Lt Alfred Henry Lawrence; Lt Douglas Harold Clarke; Lt Henry William James; Lt William Bosward Carr MC DCM; Captain (Capt) Gordon Augustus Pavy; Lt Richard Nicholas Fletcher; Lt John Whittle (killed in action 29 March 1918); Capt Norman George Imlay MC; Lt Percy Ernest Nimmo. Front row: Lt Leslie George Challen MC; Capt Thomas Hampton Elliot (killed in action 28 March 1918); Capt Frederick Anderson MC; Major Alban George Moyes MC; Lieutenant Colonel (later Colonel) Raymond Lionel Leane CMG DSO MC; Capt David Austral Twining MC MM French Croix de Guerre; Lt Lavington Lewis Carter MC; Capt Derwas Goring Charles Cumming MC and Bar (killed in action 3 may 1918) Capt Vernon Carlisle Brown MC and bar (Medical Officer); Capt John Cyril Flood (Chaplain).