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English: AWM caption : South Africa. Informal group portrait of British and Australian Army officers. The twelve officers identified wearing bush hats with light coloured puggarees and emu feather plumes are officers of the 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry Contingent. Identified in the group are:
  • sitting on a chair on the right holding a rifle, Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Percy Ralph Ricardo, who commanded the 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry.
  • Seated on Lt Col Ricardo's right is Colonel (Col) T D Pilcher, ex-Northumberland Fusiliers, then commanding a mixture of British and other forces including the 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry.
  • The officer squatting on Lt Col Ricardo's left, and also holding a rifle, is Captain (Capt) Henry George (Harry) Chauvel, who commanded A Company until he was appointed Adjutant on 13 February 1900.
  • The officer standing 7th from the left is Capt Joseph Espie Dods, Army Medical Corps and Surgeon to the 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry, and
  • the officer standing 8th from the left is Capt David Elder Reid.
  • The officer standing 6th from the right is Lieutenant (Lt) Thomas William Glasgow.

The names of the other officers from the 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry who could be in the photograph are:

  • Lt Cecil Henry Anderson-Pelham,
  • Capt Reginald Spencer Brown,
  • Lt Charles Alexander Cumming,
  • Lt Alfred George Adie,
  • Capt Philip William Grant Pinnock,
  • Lt Richard Dowse,
  • Lt Henry Bailey,
  • Lt Robert Gordon and
  • Lt Cecil Herbert Black.
Date circa. 1900
This image is available from the Collection Database of the Australian War Memorial under the ID Number: P03206.001

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