Sitter: Lieutenant-Colonel John David Beveridge Erskine (1874- ).
Biog: Entered Manchester Regiment 1896; retired 1911; served European War, Reserve of Officers; Lieutenant-Colonel 1919.
Costume: Service Dress uniform, Lieutenant-Colonel, The King's (Shropshire Light Infantry).
Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Ribbons only) The Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 3 June 1918]; Queen's South Africa Medal; King's South Africa Medal; 1914-1915 Star; British War Medal 1914-1920; Allied Victory Medal 1914-1919 with oak leaf; Croix de Guerre with bronze palm.
Furniture & Props: -
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 1 [Negative marked as copied from neg. no. 88827]
Copyright: V&A Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.
Biog: The Army List, 1896-1921.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: Sir More O' Creagh and E.M. Humphris, The Distinguished Service Order 1886-1923, facsimile edition, London, 1978; E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.