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E02327

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

ID number E02327
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Photographer Hurley, James Francis (Frank)
Place made Western Front: Western Front (Belgium), Ypres Area, Ypres
Date made 20 September 1917

Description

Two tanks put out of action near Stirling Castle, in the Ypres sector during the attack on 20 September 1917. Taken while the fighting was continuing further forward, the photograph shows an unidentified soldier who had leaned against the nearest tank to die, and another who had been killed behind the further tank on the ground. This is an original Paget Plate negative. The same image is available in colour and is held at P03631.209.