|Place||Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Mont St Quentin|
|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Mont St Quentin|
|Date made||1 September 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Members of the 24th Battalion in a trench about 1.20 p.m., awaiting the lifting of the artillery ...
Members of the 24th Battalion in a trench about 1.20 p.m., awaiting the lifting of the artillery barrage before the renewed attack which led to the capture of Mont St. Quentin by troops of the 2nd Australian Division. The Germans had placed a strong volunteer battalion at this point, specially selected to oppose the Australians. 2186 Sergeant Eric William Johnson, MM and Bar, is sitting second from left facing the camera.