Fighting in Flanders

Accession Number F00056
Collection type Film
Measurement 22 min
Object type Actuality footage, Short film
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Hurley, James Francis (Frank)
Wilkins, George Hubert
Place made Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres
Date made October 1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


This film deals with the participation of the Australian troops in the third battle of Ypres during the autumn of 1917. Scenes include Australians preparing for the attack; being reviewed by Sir Douglas Haig before going in to action; shells falling amongst the ruins of Ypres and the battlefields over which Australians fought.

Ellis Austin William Smith can be seen from frame 15270

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