• Alfred George Salisbury

Army / Flying Corps
  • 9th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 3rd Brigade
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  • Lieutenant Colonel

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    • C02496 AWM & NAA 26th Bn Research by Gary Parsons
    • 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.

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    • ART00103 AWM & NAA 26th Bn Research by Gary Parsons
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Monday, 6 March 2017

    Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Alfred George Salisbury (1885-1942), CMG, DSO and Bar, Commanding 50th Battalion, AIF. He was appointed Captain in the 9th Battalion and subsequently Commanding Officer of the 50th Battalion in 1916. His appointment with the AIF was terminated in 1919.

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    • ART00103
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Monday, 6 March 2017

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