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G01289

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

ID number G01289
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 120 nitrate
Photographer Bean, Charles Edwin Woodrow (C E W)
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Bolton's Ridge, Shell Green
Date made 17 December 1915

Description

A game of cricket was played on Shell Green in an attempt to distract the Turks from the imminent departure of allied troops. Major George Macarthur Onslow of the Light Horse in batting, is being caught out. Shells were passing overhead all the time the game was in progress.