Spurling, William Alfred
|Date made||December 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Reference image only to provide position details for those named. This image is not for sale. ...
Reference image only to provide position details for those named. This image is not for sale. Group portrait of the officers on board the battle cruiser HMAS Australia. Note the two seater Sopwith 1 1/2 strutter biplane aircraft on a platform above the port gun turret. On 4 April and 14 May 1918 this aircraft took off from a similar platform on the starboard side; this had not been done before with a two seater aircraft. 1 Midshipman Robert Cameron Casey, RAN; 2 Midshipman Gilbert Tootal Broadhurst, RAN; 3 Midshipman John Francis Rayment, RAN; 4 Midshipman (Henry Hersee?) Palmer, RAN; 5 Midshipman Ross Valdar Wheatley, RAN; 6 Midshipman Joseph William Morgan, RAN; 7 Midshipman Peter Corsar Anderson, RAN; 8 Midshipman John Malet Armstrong, RAN; 9 Midshipman David Dundas Aitken, RAN; 10 Paymaster Cadet Charles William Vennel, RAN; 11 Paymaster Midshipman Joseph O'Reilly, RAN; 12 Rev. Francis Butler Cregoe Birch, Chaplain, RAN; 13 Lieutenant Commander Oliver Clive Warner, RN; 14 Lieutenant Hon. J C Colville, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR); 15 Commander (N) Bernard Knightley Boase, RN; 16 Surgeon Lieutenant (Dental) Milton Spencer Atwill, RAN; 17 Paymaster Commander Arthur Cyril Austin Janion, RN (Secretary); 18 Paymaster Commander Richard Francis Wardroper, RN; 19 Captain Thomas Norman James, RN; 20 'Jack', the ship's mascot; 21 Rear Admiral Sir Lionel Halsey KCMG, CB, RN; 22 Commander Dudley Burton Napier North, RN; 23 Engineer Commander George William Wooldridge, RN; 24 Lieutenant Francis Locke Marx, RN; 25 Surgeon Commander Alexander Ruan Caw, RAN; 26 Instructor Lieutenant Commander Charles Reed Franklin, RAN; 27 Rev Patrick Joseph Gibbons, Chaplain, RAN; 28 Lieutenant Commander Harold Martin Burrough, RN; 29 Lieutenant Alastair Gordon Davidson, RN; 30 Engineer Lieutenant Edward Cunninghame Mackey, RAN; 31 Lieutenant F H Mann, RNVR; 32 Paymaster Sub Lieutenant Charles Kennedy, RN; 33 Sub Lieutenant Richard Coney Pedder, RN; 34 Paymaster Sub Lieutenant Duncan Fairfax Forbes, RN; 35 Lieutenant H E Barlow, RNVR; 36 Engineer Lieutenant Commander Harold Hepworth Perring, RN; 37 Engineer Lieutenant Walter Robert Sinclair, RAN; 38 Lieutenant Cecil Spurstow Miller, RN; 39 Boatswain Seymour Perkins, RN; 40 Lieutenant H R K Bamber, RN; 41 Lieutenant Commander Hon. Charles Alexander Colville, RN; 42 Surgeon Lieutenant Gustave Alexander Melville-Anderson, RAN; 43 Engineer Lieutenant James Kenneth McLeod, RAN; 44 Lieutenant F A Whippey, RAF; 45 Sub Lieutenant Winn Lockyer Reilly, RAN; 46 Commissioned Shipwright James William Edwards, RN; 47 Lieutenant Denis Edward Pelly, RN; 48 Warrant Telegraphist Frederick William George, RAN; 49 Engineer Sub Lieutenant George Ian Dewart Hutcheson, RAN; 50 Warrant Engineer C K Brown, Royal Australian Naval Reserve (RANR); 51 Signal Boatswain Robert John Banyard, RN; 52 Commissioned Victualling Officer Frederick Charles Jefferson Denton, RAN; 53 Acting Warrant Writer W J Pearce, RAN; 54 Boatswain A F Brown, RN; 55 Boatswain Albert James Haberfield, RN; 56 Lieutenant Max Berry Martin Delbridge, RAN; 57 Lieutenant F Wilson, RAF; 58 Chief Gunner Thomas Lewis Dix, RN; 59 Midshipman Lindsay Edgar Royston, RAN; 60 Paymaster Midshipman Ernest Haine Currey, RAN; 61 Gunner David Fleming Smith, RAN; 62 Lieutenant A D Owen, RN; 63 Surgeon Lieutenant Guy Austin Lendon, RAN; 64 Midshipman Francis Hoddinett Vail, RAN; 65 Commissioned Armourer George Prideaux, RAN; 66 Paymaster Midshipman Eric Tyas Seaman, RAN.