HIRST, CAPT G F R
Neg. No: (GP) L 8734
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 25-06-1925

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Sitter: Captain Geoffrey Frederick Robert Hirst (1895- ).

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Biog: Entered Grenadier Guards 1914; Lieutenant 1915; acting Captain 1917; Personal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War 1924-1926.

Date: 25 June 1925.

Occasion: -

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 60 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, Captain, Grenadier Guards.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: The Military Cross, with bar; 1914-1915 star; British War medal 1914-1920; Allied Victory Medal 1914-1919.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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Biog: Army Lists.

Occasion: -

Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Military Cross) A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, Spinks Standard Catalogue of British and Associated Orders, Decorations & Medals, London, 1990; (others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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