This photographic print was made by the photographer Allen Hastings Fry. It is a group portrait of thirteen officers of the 1st Sussex Royal Garrison Artillery Volunteers. This was a military unit based in Brighton. Like units of the modern Territorial Army, it was made up of part-time soldiers.
Back row (standing), left to right: Captain Rigden; Lieutenant Scatliff; Major General Woolley; Captain Mitchell; Captain W Grantham; Reverend Oswell
Front row (seated), left to right: Lieutenant Holman; Reverend Hannah, Dean of Chichester; Sir Charles Boxall; Colonel Beves; General Sir Alfred James; Major Hales; Captain Puttick