|Place||Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Hindenburg Outpost Line Area, Le Verguier|
|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Date made||18 September 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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The main line of the final objective in the Australian attack on Ascension Farm and Le Verguier. ...
The main line of the final objective in the Australian attack on Ascension Farm and Le Verguier. This photograph, taken on the morning of the attack, shows a section of the Hindenburg outpost system in possession of 13th and 14th Battalions, who had been following in the wake of the advance in order to take over, with Battalions of the 4th Division, the front line from which the main Hindenburg line was stormed on 29 September 1918. Ascension Farm can be seen on the skyline. Identified, front to back: Private (Pte) E. E. Glenwright, 14th Battalion; 7595 Pte Norman McLaren Young, 13th Battalion; 6456 Pte S. C. Aburrow, 13th Battalion; 1663 Sergeant A. E. Miller, 13th Battalion; unidentified; 2925 Corporal A. B. Williams MM, 13th Battalion; 7556 Pte S. Reid, 14th Battalion; 3606 Pte F. M. Brown, 13th Battalion; 7753 Pte W. J. Strettles, 13th Battalion.