• John Mitchell Dougall

Army / Flying Corps
  • 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 49th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 9th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 13th Brigade
  • 6th Brigade
  • 3rd Brigade
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    • C02496
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Monday, 6 March 2017

    C02496 Officers of the 9th Battalion aboard HMAT Omrah (A5). Identified back row, left to right: Lieutenant (Lt) (later Captain) Arthur Cowan Hinton; Lt Joseph William Costin, killed in action, aged 23, at Gallipoli on 25-28 April 1915; unidentified; Lt (later Captain) George Thomas. Third row: Lt Henry Cavendish Harvey, Captain (Capt) Alexander Clifford Vernon Melbourne; Lt P J Boase, Capt Isaac Jackson; Capt (later Major, 50th Battalion) Alfred George Salisbury DSC; Capt (later Lieutenant Colonel) John Alexander Milne, killed in action, aged 46, in France on 12 April 1918; Lt H G Ker; Capt (later Major) John Leaper Fisher, Anzac Provost Corps; Lt (later Major) William McKenzie Young; Major (Maj) Sydney Beresford Robertson, killed in action, aged 29, at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915; one unidentified; Lt William John Rigby, killed in action, aged 23, at Gallipoli on 25-28 April 1915. Second row: Lt (later Maj, 45th Battalion) Duncan Chapman, killed in action at Pozieres on 6 August 1916; Maj William Cavendish Harvey VD; Maj J C Robertson; Lt Col Harry William Lee VD; Capt (later Maj) Thomas Victor Brown, Anzac Provost Corps; Capt A G Butler; Capt (later Maj) John Mitchell Dougall. Front row: Lt Frank Granville Haymen, killed in action at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915; Lt (later Capt) Lancelot Alban Jones; Lt (later Maj) Charles Fortescue MC DSO; Lt Rogers.

    C02496
    • P04233.002AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Thursday, 9 November 2017

    Accession Number P04233.002 Description Group portrait of the 9th Infantry Battalion, AIF. Identified, left to right, back row: 516 Sergeant (Sgt) Frank Bonsell Holloway; 2785 Sgt Arthur Samuel Morrison; 1329 Sgt Frederick Joseph Clacy; 571 Sgt Isaiah Wantling; Company Quartermaster-Sergeant (CQMS) J Maddocks; 2473 Sgt William Vincent Campbell; 70 Sgt Harold Reginald Hansen (Hanson); 1538 Sgt John Gomar Evans, MM; 2854 Sgt William Albert McIntyre; 2871 Sgt Harold Preston; and 914 Sgt George Walker. Third row: 2178 Sgt James Michael McDonald; 4131 Sgt Edward Leo Alcock; 271 Sgt James Brodie; 885 Sgt Frank Herbert Scott; 315 Sgt Eli Coles; 179 Sgt George Reid Gray; 256 Sgt William Alfred Latham; 2489 Sgt Harold Godfrey Puttick; 3903 Sgt Martin Victor Rolfe; 2759 Sgt William Wood Malin, MM; and 664 Sgt John Thomas Bentley, MM (later awarded DCM). Second row: 1922 Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant (RQMS) Harold Joyce Bull (later awarded DCM and killed in action in France on 25 August 1918 aged 23 years); 126 Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) John Frederick Kelsall; Lieutenant Thomas Arthur Levermore Goward, Assistant Adjutant B Company (Coy); Major (Maj) Claude Francis St Paul Ross, MC, Second in Command B Coy; Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Leslie Miltiades Mullen, DSO, Commanding Officer of 9th Battalion (later awarded Belgian Croix de Guerre. Lt Col served in the Boer War, the First World War and the Second World War, dying of illness on 18 March 1943); Captain Frank Page, MM, MC, Adjutant of B Coy, (later killed in action in France on 29 October 1917 aged 27 years); Maj J M Dougall, Officer in Charge of B Coy; 1701 Company Sergeant Major (CSM) Henry Todd (later awarded DCM and then died of wounds in France on 11 August 1918 aged 23 years); 617 CSM Oswald Williams; 1321 CSM Stephen Brand, MM; 2857 CQMS Thomas Joseph Sheedy. Front row: 530 Sgt George Horace Robey, DCM; 6458 Sgt James William Quince (later killed in action in France on 20 September 1917 aged 22 years); 1153 Sgt Edward Alexander Keid (later died of wounds received in Belgium on 2 November 1917 aged 28 years. His three younger brothers had all been killed in action before Sgt Keid); 2823 Sgt Clarence Alfred Parrett; 3108A Sgt Bertie Hopper; 1918 Sgt William Barcroft; 657 Sgt George Anderson Bartlett, MM with the Battalion’s mascot dog sitting with him; 1169 Sgt Donald Robert Ewan McMaster; 1178 Sgt Stanley Gordon Shave later killed in action in Belgium on 9 October 1917 aged 32 years).

    P04233.002