"The destroyed bridge at Asluj 30 miles South from Shellal May 1917. We did the journey out and ...

Unit 3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment
Accession Number P10691.010
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Dawson, Richard Henry
Unknown
Place made Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Asluj
Date made May 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

"The destroyed bridge at Asluj 30 miles South from Shellal May 1917. We did the journey out and back over some very rough country destroying this and couple of smaller bridges and several miles of railway line constructed by the enemey in less than 33 hours. Was attached to party that destroyed this bridge and took photo myself". This image is part of a collection of 20 photographs relating to the service of 2627 Trooper Richard Henry Dawson, 3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment.

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