The 24th Battalion in the front line at Flinte Farm, in the Ypres sector. The German trenches ...

Accession Number E01182
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres
Date made 5 October 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

The 24th Battalion in the front line at Flinte Farm, in the Ypres sector. The German trenches were about 100 yards away, and Australian snipers from their concealed positions ahead of the line 'kept the enemy's heads down', while the photograph was taken. From right to left: unidentified; unidentified; 1726 Corporal (Cpl) Francis Royce Roddy (facing camera); 2736 Cpl Richard Stanley Palmer (behind Roddy); all other soldiers are unidentified.

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