Members of No 2 Gun Crew of the Australian Section of the 201st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps, British North Russian Relief Force, moving off from a blockhouse in the Bolo's old winter line.  This ...
ID numberA03725
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print silver gelatin
MakerUnknown
Place madeRussia: North Russia
Date made9 September 1919
DescriptionMembers of No 2 Gun Crew of the Australian Section of the 201st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps, British North Russian Relief Force, moving off from a blockhouse in the Bolo's old winter line. This is believed to be the blockhouse where Sergeant Samuel George Pearse, an Australian serving with the 45th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, won his posthumous award of the Victoria Cross on 29 August 1919 for extreme bravery.