|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Villers-Bretonneux Area, Bois l'Abbe|
|Date made||1 May 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
A camouflaged machine gun post of the 24th Machine Gun Company, in position at the eastern edge ...
A camouflaged machine gun post of the 24th Machine Gun Company, in position at the eastern edge of the wood. In the background, left to right: 496 Private (Pte) A. W. Hukins (head down); unidentified soldier from 52nd Battalion. The Australian machine-gunners in the foreground, 215 Pte E. Louden (sitting up), and 565 Lance Corporal O. S. Johnson, are looking across the valley towards Villers-Bretonneux. Standing in a dugout is 590A Pte W. F. Purves.