P02483.002

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ID number P02483.002
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Photographer Turner, Harry
Physical description Black & white

Description

North Sydney, NSW. 6 March 1938. Trooping the Colour ceremony by the 17th Battalion (The North Sydney Regiment) at St Leonards Park. The ceremony was the first occasion on which a regimental trooping was performed by a militia regiment on the northern side of Sydney Harbour. Standing at the flag pole erected in the middle of the park are, from left to right: Brigadier General H. A. Goddard, CMG, DSO, VD, Honorary Colonel of the 17th Battalion; Colonel C. A. Callaghan, CMG, DSO, VD, commander of the 8th Infantry Brigade; Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Gallagher (Black Jack) Galleghan, ED; Lieutenant Colonel F. W. Lennox, Staff Corps, Assistant Adjutant of the 1st Division; Reviewing Officer, Brigadier J. L. Hardie, DSO, OBE, commander of the 1st Division. (Souvenir brochure located in Research Centre at AWM54, Item 729/3/20)