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A02022

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number A02022
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Photographer Unknown
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Chanak, Gallipoli Peninsula
Date made 6 August 1915

Description

Australian troops in the Turkish Lone Pine trenches, captured on the afternoon of the 6 August 1915, by the AIF 1st Brigade under Brigadier-General Walker. The soldier at centre back is probably identified as 2125 Private Joseph Clark, 7th Battalion, of South Yarra, Victoria (Originally of Maldon, Victoria). Clark, an 18 year old bootmaker enlisted on 22 April 1915 with his 21 year old brother 2124 Robert Clark. The brothers returned to Australia in May 1916 after being wounded.