Group portrait of officers of No 2 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps. From left to right, back ...

Unit No. 2 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
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Accession Number E01883
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France: Nord Pas de Calais, Pas de Calais, Savy
Date made 25 March 1918
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 No 2 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps. From left to right, back row: Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt) Thomas Hosking (killed in action 26 March 1918); Captain (Capt) Eric Douglas Cummings DFC; Lieutenant (Lt) Frank William Follett; 2nd Lt Oscar Thomas Flight; Capt Gregory Hammond Blaxland; Lt George Raymond Brettingham-Moore; Lt Hubert Edward Hamilton; 2nd Lt Archie Royce Rackett. Middle row: Lt Alpin Charles Hamilton; Lt W Q Adams; Lt Lawrence Benjamin; Capt Robert William McKenzie MC; Lt Frederick Walter Sexton; Lt Claude Fay Felstead; Lt Leslie John Primrose (killed in action 4 June 1918); Lt Louis Francis Loder; Capt Roby Lewis Manuel DFC and Bar. Front row: Lt Alexander Goodlet Clark; Capt Leslie Hubert Holden MC AFC; Capt Henry Garnet Forrest DFC; Major William Sheldon (Commanding Officer); Capt (later Major) Roy Cecil Phillipps MC and Bar DFC; Capt Francis Ryan Smith MC DFC; Lt Lewis Septimus Truscott. Note the dog sitting in front of Major Sheldon and the cat sitting in Lt Truscott's lap