|Unit||15th Australian Infantry Battalion|
|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Date made||4 July 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Hamel Wood and Vaire Wood, from Pear Trench, looking along the sunken road, which was lined with ...
Hamel Wood and Vaire Wood, from Pear Trench, looking along the sunken road, which was lined with enemy trench mortars and machine guns, and which constituted the first obstacle captured by the 15th Battalion. Many Americans and Australians became casualties as a result of the fire from this position, the ground on the right being thickly strewn with dead.