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ID number E01912
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Photographer Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Western Front: Western Front (Belgium), Ypres Area, Ypres
Date made 28 September 1917

Description

Stretcher bearers of the 57th Battalion, passing through the cemetery near the mound in Polygon Wood in the Ypres Sector. This area was subject to almost continual shellfire, the front line, then about 300 yards away, having been established only the morning before, following the attack on this vicinity by the 4th and 5th Division.