Attack by 4th Australian Infantry Brigade at Bloody Angle, Anzac May 1915

Unit Infantry brigades
Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number ART02437
Collection type Art
Measurement overall: 76.4 x 63.6 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Silas, Ellis
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1920
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Soldiers attacking up a ridge with considerable shellfire on top of the ridge. Other soldiers lying in a trench injured, with dead soldiers in the foreground. Bloody Angle was located between Pope's Hill and Quinn's Post on the Gallipoli Peninsula. It was in this location that John Simpson Kirkpatrick was fatally wounded in May 1915.