The ground over which the 1st Battalion advanced to attack Lone Pine on 6 August 1915, seen from the Turkish front line trenches. Heavy casualties were suffered on both sides in the fighting at ...
ID numberC02010
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Glass original half plate negative
MakerUnknown
Place madeOttoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Lone Pine Area, Lone Pine
Date made9 August 1915
DescriptionThe ground over which the 1st Battalion advanced to attack Lone Pine on 6 August 1915, seen from the Turkish front line trenches. Heavy casualties were suffered on both sides in the fighting at Lone Pine, which was among the most vicious hand to hand combat during the Gallipoli campaign. The ground is strewn with debris; the body of a fallen soldier lies to the right of centre.