|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Port Melbourne|
|Date made||3 October 1916|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Josiah Barnes collection of First World War negatives and prints
Members of 118th Howitzer Battery, 4th Divisional Artillery Column (4DAC) wait to board HMAT Aeneas (A60), seen in the left background. A soldier on the right front has a flag resting on his leg with 'For our brave boys' printed on it. Other soldiers are holding Australian flags, Union Jacks and one (front left) is holding a (possibly) French flag.