Group portrait of members of the University of Sydney attending No 18 School of Instruction ...

Unit Infantry training units
Accession Number P02631.003
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Landscape
Physical description Black & white, Landscape
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Marrickville
Date made c April 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 the University of Sydney attending No 18 School of Instruction Course, held at "The Warren". The course ran from 15 March 1915 to 15 April 1915. Some of these men had already enlisted in the AIF at the time of this photograph and they were members of a variety of different militia units. From left to right: back row: France Gombert BA (later Lieutenant, killed in action 28 August 1915); Robert John Bowden BA (later Lieutenant MSM); Lieutenant (Lt) W. M. C. MacDonald, 26th Infantry; Reginald Vincent Spier BE (later Captain); R. McNiven BA; Francis Leonard Flannery, 25th Infantry. Second row: Lt Robert Cairns Amos Anderson BSc (later MC), Sydney University Scouts; Lt Edmund Beaver (later MC), 25th Infantry; Lt A. G. Ferguson, 25th Infantry; Leo Barclay Heath BA (later Major MC); Lt Alfred Bernard Fulton Rofe, 25th Infantry; Lt William Ballantyne Simpson, 29th Infantry (Australian Rifles). Front row: Lt Alan Herbert Wright, 34th Infantry; Lt Gordon Bradley Lowe MB Ch M, Sydney University Scouts; Captain Cecil Robert Arthur Pye MB ChM (later Lieutenant Colonel DSO, killed in action 4 October 1917), 16th Infantry; Lt W. H. Young, 26th Infantry; Lt Victor Joseph Waine BE, Sydney University Scouts; Lt G. C. Cliff BE, 37th (Illawarra) Infantry.