Outdoor group portrait of officers of the 24th Battalion. Back row, left to right: unidentified ...

Unit 24th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P07758.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Outdoor group portrait of officers of the 24th Battalion. Back row, left to right: unidentified interpreter; Lieutenant Richard Mill Oliver; Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt) Richard John Wells; 2nd Lt Arthur Edward Whitear DCM; Lt Eric Sulllivan Baldock MC; Lt William Burns Gow MC; Major John Robb Muirhead; Lt Henry Arthur Rigby; 2nd Lt Joseph Andrew Granter; and 2nd Lt Albert Victor Sedgwick (later MC). Middle row: Captain (Capt) Charles Morrice Williams MC (killed in action in Belgium 9 October 1917); 2nd Lt Alfred John May; 2nd Lt Edgar Sydney (J) Worrall (killed in action in Belgium 4 October 1917); Lt Arthur Wilcock (killed in action in Belgium 4 October 1917); Lt Thomas Claudius Seabrook; Lt Reginald James Pickett MC (killed in action in Belgium 9 October 1917); 2nd Lt Herbert Baxter; Lt John Lowe Fawcett MC; and 2nd Lt Alfred Leonard Bacon. Front row: 2nd Lt Charles McLean; Capt Edward Vivian Smythe MC (later Bar); Capt William Henry Ellwood MC; Capt Stanley George Savige (later MC); Lt Col William Edward James (later DSO and Bar); Lt Francis Palmer Selleck MC; Capt Thomas Charles Godfrey MC (killed in action in Belgium 4 October 1917; Capt Roy Hector Jones; and Lt Bryon Fitzgerald Nicholas MC (killed in action in Belgium 9 October 1917). Seated on ground at front: Lt Adrian A Ball DCM.