|Unit||Coronation Contingent (George V) 1911|
|Object type||Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin|
|Place made||United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London|
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Major George Watkin Wynne (second from right), Commanding Officer of the Australian Coronation ...
Major George Watkin Wynne (second from right), Commanding Officer of the Australian Coronation Contingent, boarding a train at East Croydon and Coulsdon station. He is accompanied by other senior officers and cadets of the contingent. Major Wynne had previously served as paymaster, Australian Naval Contingent; Captain Quartermaster and Adjutant, 3rd Australian Commonweath Horse during the Boer War and between 1905 and 1911 he was a Major commanding the NSW cadets. He was a journalist in civilian life and served in the First World War with the rank of captain.