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E00371

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Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number E00371
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Photographer Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Bapaume
Date made 17 March 1917

Description

Australians of the 30th Battalion making their way along a street of burning ruins in Bapaume, the day of its occupation by our troops. On the left foreground is 2770 Sergeant Arthur Webb (aka Arthur Edwin Hawkey) who later died of wounds on 4 September 1918.