Men of the 53rd Battalion waiting to don their equipment for the attack at Fromelles. Only three ...

Unit 53rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Europe: France, Nord Pas de Calais, Nord, Lille, Fromelles
Accession Number A03042
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Lorking, Charles Henry
Place made France: Nord Pas de Calais, Nord, Lille, Fromelles
Date made 19 July 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Men of the 53rd Battalion waiting to don their equipment for the attack at Fromelles. Only three of the men shown here came out of the action alive, and those three were wounded. See also H16396.