Sitter: 2nd Lieutenant, later Captain John Burgh Talbot Leighton (1892-1917).
Biog: Entered Scots Guards 1912; Lieutenant, 1914; served Royal Flying Corps 1914-1917; Captain, 1915; Squadron Commander, 1917; temporary Major, 1917; died of wounds received in action 1917.
Date: 11 March 1912.
Occasion: The King's Levée, 11 March 1912: presented by Colonel E. Guthbert.
Descr: TQL standing.
Costume: Full Dress uniform, 2nd Lieutenant, Scots Guards.
Furniture & Props: Backdrop.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: Face retouched.
No of poses: 1.
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Biog: The Army List, 1912-1917.
Occasion: The Times, 12 March 1912, p 12b.
Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.