Hirst, Arthur Havelock

Hirst Informal portrait of two 61st Battalion officers at a camp in southern England. Identified left to right: Captain ; Lieutenant Colonel William Kenneth Seaforth Mackenzie, DSO, Officer Commanding.

 

Hirst2 Group portrait of 11 officers from the 61st Battalion. Identified left to right (back row): Lieutenant (Lt) Wilfred Hardley; Lt Keith Bayley; Lt Alfred Gordon Farleigh, who was killed in action on 22 August 1918; Captain (Capt) Arthur Havelock Hirst; possibly Lt Roy Milton Wilson; Lt Clifford Lister Sturt. Seated: Capt Bernard Brooks Blomfield, Australian Army Medical Corps (AAMC); Lt William Richard Coombs; Capt Frederick William Roberts; Major Harold Jacobs.

 

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A group of officers of the 61st Battalion having lunch by the roadside during a route march in southern England. Identified left to right (standing, back row): Lieutenant (Lt) Walker; Chaplain the Reverend Thomas McVittie, holding a book. Seated or reclining, middle row: Lt Keith Bayley; Major George Sydney Cook; unidentified; unidentified; Captain (Capt) Claude Esdaile Prior; Capt Arthur Havelock Hirst; Lt Eric St Julian Pearce; Lt Wilfred Hardley; Lt Theodore Philip Grace; Lt Sebit (?), not found in the Nominal Roll or the Army List; Capt Frederick William Roberts, standing far right. Reclining, front row: Lt Alfred Gordon Farleigh, who was later awarded the Military Cross (MC) and was killed in action on 22 August 1918; Capt Bernard Brooks Blomfield, Australian Army Medical Corps (AAMC); Lt Colonel William Kenneth Seaforth MacKenzie, DSO

 

Three officers crossing the river Nadder on an improvised punt during 61st Battalion training on the Salisbury Plain. Identified left to right: Major Anderson, Brigade Major, 16th Brigade; Captain Arthur Havelock Hirst, 61st Battalion; Lieutenant Colonel William Kenneth Seaforth Mackenzie, DSO, Officer Commanding 61st Battalion Hirst3

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