Troops of the 5th Division walking along a winding duckboard, known as Jabber Track, through the ...

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Accession Number E00985
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original negative other
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres
Date made 12 October 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Troops of the 5th Division walking along a winding duckboard, known as Jabber Track, through the waterlogged and sodden valleys in Albania Woods, in the Ypres sector. On this date, the 3rd and 4th Division were engaged in the attack on Passchendaele Ridge, seen in the distance. Identified, along the duckboard, right to left: unidentified; Private (Pte) N Jewell (cigarette in mouth); Pte A Cranston; second from the front is Corporal Wiley.