A03725

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

ID number A03725
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown (Photographer)
Place made Russia: North Russia
Date made 9 September 1919

Description

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 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.