Lieutenant A. V. Sedgwick MC and some of his party from the 24th Battalion, awaiting the lifting ...

Unit 24th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number E03142
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass transparency (positive)
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Mont St Quentin
Date made 1 September 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

Lieutenant A. V. Sedgwick MC and some of his party from the 24th Battalion, awaiting the lifting of the artillery barrage on Mont St Quentin, photographed a few minutes before moving out of the trench to engage in the renewed attack on the Crater at 1.30 p.m. on that date. This attack, by men from the 21st, 23rd and 24th Battalions, successfully captured Mont St Quentin. Identified is Lance Corporal 1977 Lindsay James Turner second from the right holding a Lewis gun.