Western Mail, Thursday 13 July 1933, page 2
"OLD BILL” AS A BOY!
This photograph of Colonel W. C. Mansbridge, D.S.O., was taken in January, 1896, but the "Old Man" of the 44th Battalion, A.I.F., can still be recognised from it. He had then been six years in the -Kimberleys. Colonel Mansbridge was with the 16th Battalion on Gallipoli and commanded the 44th in France. With the latter unit he was affectionately referred to by the boys (behind his back!) as "Old Bill."