Four unidentified gunners pose with some German weapons captured by the 13th Battalion during the ...

Accession Number C01749
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Hamel Area, Hamel
Date made July 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Four unidentified gunners pose with some German weapons captured by the 13th Battalion during the Battle of Hamel on 4 July 1918. The weapons are, left to right: a Maxim MG 08/15 light machine gun; a 76 mm Minenwerfer (light trench mortar); a Mauser 98c carbine; and a Maxim MG08 heavy machine gun on a sled mount.