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E03884

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

ID number E03884
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Makers
  • Unknown (Photographer);
  • Unknown Australian Official Photographer (Photographer);
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area
Date made 8 August 1918

Description

A detachment of the 15th Brigade passing through the infantry on the first objective and advancing with its allotted Mark V Star tank towards the third objective near La Motte en Santerre (six miles from the starting point). The Mark V Star tanks were each to carry twenty four infantrymen and unload them on reaching the objectives. However, the heat and concussion of the tanks caused the infantry to walk beside them until near the points aimed at. Identified: unidentified (1); unidentified (2); 3290A Private (Pte) W. Cannon (3); unidentified (4); 2930A Lance Corporal W. J. S. Kelly (5); unidentified (6); 4211 Pte L. J. Ormond (7); unidentified (8); unidentified (9); Captain (Capt) W. J. Graham MC (10); unidentified (11); Capt G. F. Lowther DSO MC (12); 4137 Corporal F. C. Hollandale (13); unidentified (14); 2285 Sergeant (Sgt) J. J. Luck DCM MM (15); 1899 Sgt A. Cameron MM (16); 3646 Lance Sergeant H. Hill MM (17); unidentified (18); unidentified (19); 1892 Sgt J. A. G. Bull (20); unidentified (21); unidentified (22); unidentified (23). All are members of the 18th Battalion. See E03884K for position of those named in this caption.