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E01121

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

ID number E01121
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative
Photographer Hurley, James Francis (Frank)
Place made Western Front: Western Front (Belgium), Passchendaele Area, Zonnebeke
Date made 24 October 1917

Description

A scene at Garter Point, on the battlefield near Zonnebeke, in the Ypres sector. Two unidentified soldiers walk toward a pillbox, captured some days earlier by the Australian troops. It commanded an excellent view over the surrounding country including Tokio Ridge (mid background, to the right of the tree). A dead german soldier lies near the water filled shell hole.