A montage of nine portrait photographs taken at Westham camp. In the centre is a group portrait of fifteen Australian soldiers and is surrounded by individual portraits of eight of the men who are ...
ID numberH00175
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print silver gelatin
MakerAbrahams, S T
Place made
  • United Kingdom: England
  • United Kingdom: England, Dorset, Weymouth
Date madec August 1918
DescriptionA montage of nine portrait photographs taken at Westham camp. In the centre is a group portrait of fifteen Australian soldiers and is surrounded by individual portraits of eight of the men who are in the group portrait all of whom had been awarded the Victoria Cross (VC). The central group portrait numbers correspond with the numbers around the edge of the photo. Identified left to right 1 Lance Corporal (L Cpl) John Carroll; 2 Corporal (Cpl) Jorgan Christian Jensen; 3 Cpl Thomas James Bede Kenny; 4 Sergeant (Sgt) Reginald Ray Inwood; 5 Sgt John Woods Whittle; 6 Sgt Stanley Robert McDougall; 7 Cpl Philip Davey; 8 Sgt Walter Peeler. The officer at middle row, second from left, is Major Elliot Frank Playford OBE, 43rd Battalion and Camp Commandant of Westham Camp.