Supreme Court

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The War Memorial Project - The Photographs





LIEUT Roy Hector BLASHKI​

 


LIEUT Edwin Mayhew BRISSENDEN​

(photos courtesy of solicitor Richard Jeffre​y)

 

Dr Edwin Mayhew Brissenden was a Barrister who lied about his age to enlist aged 55 years. He went on to become a Claims Officer and was one of the great characters of the Bar at the time.

The photo above was taken in France.

Below are additional items relating to the military service of​​​ Dr Brissenden.

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CAPTAIN Arthur Gardere FERGUSON​


Captain Ferguson was a law student and son of Justice David Gilbert Ferguson. Justice Ferguson was in Court in when he heard of his son's death in action 14 June 1916. His other son, Keith also served.

Below is a letter to Justice Ferguson from Solicitor Harry Stephen.


COLONEL Henry Normand MACLAURIN​


Photo above: The officers of the First Brigade, with Henry Normand MacLaurin, barrister, Killed In Action 26 April 1915 (Gallipoli) second from left. Solicitor Charles Melville MacNaghten is on the right.


Photo above: Colonel MacLaurin in centre, taken at Victoria Barracks with two other officers.​


BARRISTER Colin McCULLOCH​

Sydney Barrister, Colin McCulloch was Killed in Action at Amiens 11 April 1918, aged 26.


PVTE Alan David MITCHELL​​​​​​

Private Mitchell was an articled clerk who died of wounds sustained in Gallipoli.


MAJ Adrian Consett STEPHEN​

 

Major Adrian Consett Stephen, Law Student, Killed in Action 14 March 1918 aged 25.


SOLICITOR Ernest 'Nulla' ROBERTS​​

 

Well Known Solicitor, Ernest (Nulla) Roberts enlisted aged 43 years. He was killed in sniping duel on Gallipoli 17 September 1915.


LIEUT Lawrence Whistler STREET​​​

 

Lieutenant Lawrence Whistler Street's Grave in Gallipoli, he was Killed in Action on 19 May 1915. Street was the Law Student son of Justice Philip Whistler Street.












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