|Place||Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli|
|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
|Place made||Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli|
|Date made||August 1915|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Trooper (Tpr) William Edward Sing DCM of the 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment (left), seated ...
Trooper (Tpr) William Edward Sing DCM of the 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment (left), seated at his sniping position, which was built on top of the parapet of the front line trench, and 150 yards from the Turkish trenches. Captain John Cecil Ridley is on the right. Tpr Sing succeeded in sniping over 150 Turks while on the Gallipoli Peninsula; he was subsequently awarded the DCM. The Turks were for a long time deceived by this position, which they believed to be only a traverse.