|Place||Africa: North Africa, Libya, Cyrenaica, Tobruk Area, Tobruk|
|Object type||Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other|
|Place made||North Africa: Libya, Cyrenaica, Tobruk Area, Tobruk|
|Date made||27 August 1941|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Members of the 2/17 infantry battalion are enjoying a smoke while they scan the horizon for signs ...
Members of the 2/17 infantry battalion are enjoying a smoke while they scan the horizon for signs of enemy activity. They are part of the ‘Bush Artillery' and are operating a captured Italian 75/27 model 06 field gun. Identified, from left to right: unidentified; NX60436 Sergeant (Sgt) Henry Essington Zouch; NX65985 Sgt Charles Edward Lemaire (later awarded the Military Medal); NX17811 Corporal (Cpl) Leslie Jack McCarthy; unidentified.