Group portrait of officers from the RAN light cruiser HMAS Sydney.  The ship was on her way to the Atlantic after destroying the German raider Emden at Cocos Island on 9 November 1914.  Identified ...
ID numberEN0163
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Glass original half plate negative
MakerUnknown
Place madeGibraltar
Date madeDecember 1914
DescriptionGroup portrait of officers from the RAN light cruiser HMAS Sydney. The ship was on her way to the Atlantic after destroying the German raider Emden at Cocos Island on 9 November 1914. Identified left to right (back row): Assistant Paymaster Eric Kingsford-Smith; Engineer Lieutenant Cleon Dennis; Sub Lieutenant James M C Johnstone; Artificer Engineer G A Hutchinson; Lieutenant Basil Owen Bell-Salter; Lieutenant Frederick L Cavaye; Lieutenant Rupert Clare Garsia; Dr Arthur Charles Robert Todd; Gunner Lieutenant Denis E Rahilly. Middle row: Dr Leonard Darby; Engineer Lieutenant Lawrence Parsons Fowler; Lieutenant Commander John F Finlayson; Captain J C T Glossop; Paymaster Ernest Claude Norton; Chaplain Vivian Agincourt Little; Lieutenant Cuthbert John Pope (Navigator). Front row: Mr Alfred Moule Martin (Boatswain); Mr Edward Charles Behenna (Carpenter); Mr George B Salter (Gunner); Mr John C MacFarlane (Torpedo Gunner).