|Object type||Black & white - Glass transparency (positive)|
Hurley, James Francis (Frank)
|Place made||Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres, Menin Road, Hooge|
|Date made||20 September 1917|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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A scene on the Menin Road near Hooge, looking towards Birr Cross Roads, during the battle on 20 ...
A scene on the Menin Road near Hooge, looking towards Birr Cross Roads, during the battle on 20 September 1917. The wounded on the stretchers are waiting to be taken to the clearing stations; others able to walk are making their way along the road as far as possible. Identified are: Major (Maj) G A M Heydon MC, Regimental Medical Officer of the 8th Battalion (fifth from the left with his arm in a sling). To his left is Private W Bain and next to him is Private (Pte) 'Spud' Murphy. To Pte Murphy's left (wearing a pack) is 58 Lance Corporal (LCpl) Roy Arthur Findlay MM, all are members of the 1st Field Ambulance.