|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Le Sars|
|Date made||20 March 1917|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Four Australian soldiers bringing in wounded through the main street of Le Sars. Along this ...
Four Australian soldiers bringing in wounded through the main street of Le Sars. Along this frozen road, which at that time was swept at night by machine gun fire, stretcher cases were often carried. When the thaw set in and the country returned to the conditions of a quagmire, there were occasions when it took up to six or seven hours to carry a wounded man the comparatively short distance from the line to the aid post.