• Some of the Original “Wallabies.”

Front Row: Private William David Morgan, Corporal John Bell, Private Victor Huddlestone. Second Row; Private Fred England, Corporal George Alexander Woods, Private James Graham, Private Charles William Ingram (died of wounds 5 October 1917). Third Row: Private Christopher Thomas, Private Patrick Porter, Private Lial Edgar Edwards, Private Robert Hamden Murray (kiilled in action 19 July 1917), A. J. Johnstone, Private Edward Mark Blatchford, Private Herbert Robert Duncan Cherry (died of disease 15 November 1918). Back Row: Private Lyle Herbert Murray, Private Frank Dixon Thomas, Private Albert Greenfield, (killed in action 16 December 1916), Private William Joseph Leek. They are members of the 34th Battalion, mostly from Maitland, New South Wales, and known as the original “Wallabies”. The picture comes from “one of the boys.” Sydney Mail Wednesday 8 November, 1916.