Collection related to the service of Captain Charles Mills

Accession Number A01545
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown
Place made France: Nord Pas de Calais, Pas de Calais, Bethune, Fleurbaix
Date made 20 July 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Australian prisoners of war captured during the Battle of Fleurbaix fought over the period 19 July 1916 and 20 July 1916 leaving the German collecting station under escort en route to Lille at midday. The two wounded officers walking in the centre with their right arms in slings are, Captain Charles Mills (centre of image) and beside him (with the white sling) is Robert Alyth Keay.