Members of B Company 3rd Battalion, in the 'jumping off' trench at Clapham Junction, from which ...

Units
Place Europe: Belgium, Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres
Accession Number E00862
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres, Clapham Junction
Date made 20 September 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

Members of B Company 3rd Battalion, in the 'jumping off' trench at Clapham Junction, from which the Australian troops of the 1st Division commenced their opening attack in the Third Battle of Ypres. Identified, left to right: 6725 Private (Pte) W Castle; unidentified; 1307 Private E J Blacklock; 3054A Pte Robert Daniel; unidentified; 2343 Pte J A Larkin; 2478 Pte G W Matthews; 5683 Pte W A D Howard (also identified as 6756 Private Leslie John Gottwald); 6156 Pte Gordon Oliver Foley; next two unidentified; 164 Corporal W Marshall DCM; 5027 Pte Vincent Amiet; the other men, partially obscured, are unidentified.