With the Australians in France [Australian forces in France 1916]

Accession Number F00050
Collection type Film
Measurement 30 min 5 sec
Object type Actuality footage, Short film
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Malins, Geoffrey
McDowell, John Benjamin
Bean, Charles Edwin Woodrow (C E W)
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Pozieres Area, Pozieres
Date made 1916
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Shows scenes of many branches of the Australian Army in France including artillery action (12 inch howitzers and 18 pounders) and men working, training and relaxing behind the lines. General Birdwood watches a tree felling contest held in a French forest between Australians Canadians and New Zealanders. West Australians move up toward the trenches. Chaplain holds divine service the day before battle.

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