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Photograph - 'Australians on the Way to the Trenches', Longueval, France, World War I, Jan 1917 Reg. No: MM 135479
- 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).
- Black and white, silver gelatin photograph on 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
|Dimensions:||163 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width)|
|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|
|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.'
|Place & Date Depicted:||Ypres, Belgium, Jan 1917|
|Donor:||Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch|
Data for description of content found at the Australian War Memorial website. This exact image can be found with ID number: E00136.