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ID number A00910
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Photographer Unknown
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Sari Bair Area, Destroyer Hill
Date made 1915

Description

Australian troops with bayonets attached to their rifles in trenches prepared for a possible gas attack. They are wearing a very early model gas mask which would have been useless had gas ever been used by either side during the campaign.