A Heavy Trench Mortar (HTM) under camouflage netting. These weapons were known as "Flying Pigs". ...

Accession Number P10688.041.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Album - Photograph, Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Downes, Harry
Place made Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Hollebeke
Date made 18 January 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

A Heavy Trench Mortar (HTM) under camouflage netting. These weapons were known as "Flying Pigs". One of a series of images in an album relating to the wartime service of Lieutenant Harry Downes MC MM, 48th Battalion.