|Object type||Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative|
Hurley, James Francis (Frank)
|Place made||Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Reninghelst|
|Date made||2 November 1917|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Australian mechanics of the 24th and 29th Ordnance Mobile Workshops near Reninghelst, overhauling ...
Australian mechanics of the 24th and 29th Ordnance Mobile Workshops near Reninghelst, overhauling Australian field guns, after the recent heavy firing during the Third Battle of Ypres. The 29th Ordnance Workshop was an Imperial unit, commanded at the time of the photograph by Captain Donald Ross Cameron MC, Australian Army Ordnance Corps (AAOC). This workshop was with the Australians for over twelve months commencing at Heilly and Varennes on the Somme, then on to Becordel and Bapaume. Identified, left to right: Private (Pte) Morris, Royal Army Ordnance Corps (RAOC); Pte Anderson; unidentified (under 1st Anzac Corps sign); Quartermaster Sergeant Garvey, RAOC (facing camera); unidentified (in front of Garvey); Warrant Officer Class 1 N. Miller DCM, AAOC (in front of Garvey); Sergeant Cargill, RAOC (behind Garvey); Pte Adams (behind Cargill). The other men are unidentified.