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Photograph - 'Australians on the Way to the Trenches', Longueval, France, World War I, Jan 1917 Image Reg. No: MM 135479

Summary:
One of thirteen black and white photographs that relate to the 24th Battalion of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF), during World War I. Part of a larger collection donated by the Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL).
Description:
Black and white; silver gelatin; paper.
Description Of Content:
Six Lewis gunners walking along a snow covered track at Longueval France. They are making their way to the front line.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1986
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 163 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, military history, military memorabilia, soldiers, militaria australian, troops, machine guns australian
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: marches & movements
Inscriptions: Embossed on the back of the photograph; 'AUSTRALIAN OFFICIAL / PHOTOGRAPH / COPYRIGHT'

Hand written in blue pencil on the back of the photograph; 'E136;

Stamped in blue ink on the back of the photograph; 'AUSTRALIAN OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH / COPYRIGHT.'

Typed on a piece of paper that is adhered to the back of the photograph; 'AUSTRALIAN OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH. /E.136. Australians on the way to the trenches.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Ypres, Belgium, Jan 1917
Donor: Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch
References: Data for description of content found at the Australian War Memorial website. This exact image can be found with ID number: E00136.
http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/E00136/

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