|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Group portrait of officers of the 13th Battalion in Egypt. Identified in the back row from left ...
Group portrait of officers of the 13th Battalion in Egypt. Identified in the back row from left to right:
Lieutenant (Lt) Donald Percival Wells (later Captain, POW and served in WWII); Lt Randle; Lt Robert Alexander McKillop (later Captain and awarded Military Cross); Second Lieutenant Carl Sceale Cooling; Lt Theodore Wells (later Major and awarded Military Cross); Lt John Darcy Durham Henry (later Captain); Lt Stanley James McPhillimy; and Lt Robert Humphrey Browning (later Major and awarded Military Cross).
Second row from left to right: Lt Cyril Bernard Meyer (later POW); Lt John Kereth Henderson; Lt Murray; Colonel (Chaplain) Frederick William Wray; Captain (Capt) Robert James Henderson (Later awarded Military Cross and Bar and died of wounds on 13 May 1918 in France); Capt William Henry Murray (later VC, CMG, DSO and Bar, Croix de Guerre); Lt Arthur Lanagan; Lt Gilbert Waynflete Adams; Lt John Govett Geary (Transport) (later Captain and killed in action on 8 August 1918 in France); Lt Wolner; and Unidentified.
Third row from left to right: Lt Davis (Quartermaster); Capt Harold Leslie Henley (later killed in action on 15 August 1916 at Pozieres, France); Capt Hugh Douglas Pulling (later awarded Military Cross); Major (Maj) Hubert Cedric Ford (later awarded Distinguished Service Order); Colonel Leslie Edward Tilney (Officer Commanding) (later awarded Distinguished Service Order); Capt Douglas Gray Marks (Adjutant) (later Captain and awarded Distinguished Service Order, Military Cross and Serbian Order of the White Eagle); Capt Francis Maxwell Barton (later killed in action on 11 August 1916 at Pozieres France); Capt Arthur Gerard Fox; and Capt William James Ellery Phillips (Medical Officer) (later Major and awarded Military Cross).
Front row from left to right: Lt Neville Wallach (later Captain and awarded Military Cross); Lt Ralph Hamish Kell (later Captain); Lt William Unwin Clasper (died of wounds on 21 April 1917 at Bullecourt, France).