Group portrait of members of D Company, 18th Battalion, taken at the Liverpool, NSW Army camp ...

Unit 18th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number H12526
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Liverpool
Date made May 1915
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 members of D Company, 18th Battalion, taken at the Liverpool, NSW Army camp shortly before the troops embarked to take part in World War 1. Soon after this photo was taken, many of the troops were drafted into other Battalions including the 17th, 19th and 20th. Of those who remained and sailed with the 18th Battalion on 25 June 1915, 23 died in the Battle of Hill 60 at Gallipoli on 22 August 1915.
Back Row - (left to right):
1615 Private (Pte) Clarence Ambrose; 1153 Pte Thomas Stevenson Craig; 1152 Pte James Crothers, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1187 Pte Robert Harrison, died of wounds 20 May 1918; 1378 Pte Harold Weston Brooks.
Eleventh Row - (left to right):
1157 Pte Lacy Clark, killed in action 20 September 1917; 1232 Pte Gilbert Sherman Norris; 1309 Sgt David Ross Webster; 1246 Pte Francis Henry Roebuck, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1193 Pte Alfred Emmanuel Kipping; 968 Pte Francis McCartney; Pte Williams; Pte Labouer; 1186 Pte Robert James Hindley; 1151 Pte Alfred Adren Charity, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1310 Pte Frank Wilson; 703 Pte Charles Henry Bird, killed in action 31 August 1918; 1143 Pte Fredric William Cuttriss, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1167 Pte Harry Eastwood; 1237 Corporal (Cpl) Joseph Valentine Parry.
Tenth Row – (left to right):
Either 493 Pte Francis Roy Rankin, died of disease 10 September 1916 or 1143 Pte George Rankin ; 1160 Pte John Doyle later MM, killed in action 29 August 1918; 1213 Pte Harrie Davidson Moore; 1323 Pte William Charles Fellew, died of disease 3 December 1918; 1203 Pte Alexander Henry Leslie, killed in action 20 September 1917; 374 Cpl Herbert Victor Tate or 1285 Pte Jack Bogus Tate or 1609 Pte William Tate; 1307 Walter Sealy Joseph Welsh; 1150 Pte Ernest Conlon; 1282 Pte Edward Corin Tregoning; 280 Pte Rupert Octavus Stace; 1195 Lance Corporal (L Cpl) Jack Lockard; 1219 Pte Ralph McCullough, killed in action 5 August 1916; 1132 Pte William Nugent Berg; 1172 James Forbes, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1042 Pte William John Young, died of wounds 4 May 1917; 1184 Pte Harry Edward Hogan; 1305 Pte Rajah Henry Willis; Pte J. E. Lee.
Ninth Row – (left to right):
1135 Pte Herbert Leslie Burton; 1133 Pte Charles Berta Brown; 1314 Pte Frank Warburton; 1073 Pte Samuel Corless; 1209 Pte Frank Maltby, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1127 Pte Arthur Jack Addison, killed in action 22 August 1915; 862 Pte John McAlister; 1333 Pte James Stewart, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1191 Pte Edwin Alfred Jones; 1238 Pte William James Pirie later DCM; Pte J. G. Wood; 54 Pte Raymond George Fountain later MSM, killed in action 9 October 1917; 35 Pte Stanley Clement Rich, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1328 Pte William Scourfield; 616 Pte Alexander Cameron MacKay, died of disease 17 November 1915; Pte Smudge; 1260 Pte William Edward Sadler, killed in action 22 August 1915.
Eighth Row – (left to right):
1211 Pte James Russell Miller, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1141 Harold Edward Bangle, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1074 Pte Joseph Lewin Newman later MM; 368 Pte John Charles Daniels, killed in action 27 Jul 1916; 929 Pte George James; 1162 Pte Leslie Dempsey, died of wounds 19 May 1918; 1317 Pte John Wemyss later DCM; 1636 Pte Maurice James Behan; 1392 Pte Joseph East; 1319 Pte Frederick Eric Youngman; 1214 Pte William Robert Madden, killed in action 22 August 1915, 1173 Pte Eric Herbert Ferguson; 1071 Pte Charles Edward Sivil; 1147 Pte Percival Michael Clark, killed in action 22 August 1915.
Seventh Row – (left to right):
1289 Pte James Taylor, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1331 Cpl Eric Walter Satchell; 1261 Pte George William Smith, killed in action 4 August 1916; 1272 Pte William Gustav Shanlank later MM; 1212 Pte John May, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1313 Pte James White; 1266 Sgt Edwin Douglas Short, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1148 Pte John Robert Clarke; 1144 Pte Edward Ernest Cruikshank later MM; Lt Stanley James McPhillimy; 1154 Pte David Daniel Cahill, died of wounds 23 August 1915; 2110 Acting Corporal (A Cpl) Henry Gordon Dewar, died of wounds 15 August 1915; 1040 Pte Andrew Noble; 1166 Pte Errol Cappie Nepean Devlin, killed in action 30 May 1916; 1185 Pte Oliver Hellyer, killed in action 27 Jul 1916; 1236 Pte James Henry Preston.
Sixth Row – (left to right):
1204 Pte Arthur Charles Thomas Marsland (later becomes 6506 Pte John Kelly); 1311 Pte Meridydd Williams; 1274 Pte Leslie Richard Tawell, killed in action 27 August 1915; 1276 Pte Albert Henry Twist; 1221 Pte John McNicol, killed in action 29 August 1915; 1112 Pte Albert Vincent Lawler, killed in action 28 Jul 1916; 2035 Pte Albert Arthur Morris; 1278 Pte Alfred Thrush; 1198 Pte Raymond Sylvester Lord, died of wounds 15 November 1916; Unknown; 1228 Pte Richard Thompson; 1332 Pte Charles Edward Scutt, killed in action 14 May 1916; Pte S. Jackson; 1368 Pte Norman Reginald McPhillimy; 1163 Pte Lennox Ross Owen Douglas; 1217 L Cpl Eric William Merrett; 1262 Pte Felix David Saclier, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1265 Pte William Peter Stewart, died of wounds 5 Sep 1915.
Fifth Row – (left to right):
1201 Pte Thomas Lloyd, killed in action 2 September 1918; 1256 Pte Reuben Henri Salvado; 1245 Pte Rupert Joseph Rubie; Pte Wells; 1296 Pte Frederick William Walsh; 1250 Pte Thomas George Roberts; 924 Pte Alexander Melville, killed in action 3 September 1915; Lieutenant (Lt) Arthur Ernest Dent; Pte Williams; 1239 Pte Reginald Edward Francis Quinn; 21B Pte Edward Charles Gale; 2742 Pte Thomas Richard Molloy; 1139 Pte John Baynton; 1330 Pte John Bernard Skelton later MM and Bar; 1250 Pte Thomas Roberts, died on 26 August 1919 of war related causes; 1231 Pte William Edward North.
Fourth Row – (left to right):
1301 L Cpl George Lionel Williamson; 1241 Pte William Thomas Roberts; 1293 Pte Harry William Thornley; Pte West; 1297 Pte Michael John Walsh; either 1294 Pte George Thomas Walker or 1295 Pte Reginald George Walker; Pte S. W. Turrell; Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt) Alfred Harold Ison; Lt Horace Roy Rush, killed in action 15 November 1916; 2nd Lt Wilfred Emmott Addison killed in action 22 August 1915; 1291 Pte Norman Carpentier Toogood later MM; 946 Pte John Augustine Macdonald, killed in action 29 Aug 1915; Pte A. Fitchen; 1183 Pte Charles Clarence Haydon; 1202 Pte Geoffrey Pault Leane later MC; 1230 L Cpl Ernest Stanley McKnight, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1138 Pte Charles Reginald Babb, killed in action 16 May 1918.
Third Row – (left to right):
1275 Pte Charles Thompson, known as Charles Henry Black, died of wounds 26 Jul 1916; 965 Pte John McGowen; 1180 Pte Augustus Reginald Golding; 1105 Pte William Ogilvie Robson, killed in action 27 Jul 1916; 1246 Pte Victor Ross; 1244 Pte Robert Whitfield Rowlands, died of wounds 28 August 1915; 1070 Pte Leonard Batten; 1137 Pte William Joseph Burke; either 1294 Pte George Thomas Walker or 1295 Pte Reginald George Walker; 1159 Pte Clarence Creighton; 1273 Pte Joseph George Stewart, died of wounds 17 April 1916; 2494 Pte Charles Small, killed in action 25 July 1916; 1229 Pte John McArthur; 1156 Pte Austin Clifford Collis, died of wounds 14 May 1918; 1216 Pte Frank Mooney; 1377 Pte Edward Brandish.
Second Row – (left to right):
1136 Pte John George Brebber, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1269 Pte Albert Henry Sutton; 1249 Pte John Reid, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1308 L Cpl Charles Henry Webb, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1253 Pte Thomas Herbert Rigby; 1215 Pte Frank Reginald Metcalfe; 1072 Pte Daniel Edward Foster; 1075 Pte Edward Alfred Godfrey, killed in action 15 April 1917; Pte Sheldon; 1315 Pte Wilfred George Westcott, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1280 Pte James Henry Thompson; 1263 Pte James Simson; 2008 Pte Frederick Radcliffe, killed in action 6 August 1915; 1188 Pte Charles William Hardaker, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1235 Pte John James O’Connor, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1240 Pte Horace Ernest Henry Ratliff.
Front Row – (left to right):
1177 Sgt John Egan Gascoyne-Roy; 1155 Pte Clarence Theodore Augustus Cregan, killed in action 27 August 1915; 1218 Pte James Anderson McGeachie, killed in action 22 August 1915; 1170/5371 Pte John James Ferguson, died of wounds 12 August 1918; 1379 Pte William Burns; 1242 Pte Robert James MacKenzie; 1324 Col Frederick Henry Lenssens later MM; 799 Sgt Joseph Henry Murphy later DCM; 1168 Sgt Robert John Everson.