Major Felix Gordon Giles Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion, standing outside the dugout of ...

Unit 10th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number A02159
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Chanak, Gallipoli Peninsula
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Major Felix Gordon Giles Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion, standing outside the dugout of the Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion, holding an improvised Turkish 'stick' mortar, made of a shell case filled with 14 sticks of dynamite and mounted on a rough sapling stick. It was fired from the direction of Lone Pine.