Wielding a pair of pliers, Chaplain Walter Ernest Dexter DSO MC DCM (left) pretends that he is ...

Unit 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number EZ0061
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker British Official Photographer
Place made France: Nord Pas de Calais, Nord, Lille, Bois-Grenier
Date made 4 June 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

Wielding a pair of pliers, Chaplain Walter Ernest Dexter DSO MC DCM (left) pretends that he is about to extract a tooth from the seated Captain Daniel Aston Luxton at a dressing station behind the trenches. Standing on the right is Lt Staniforth Ricketson and standing behind Capt Luxton is Lt George Leslie Makin, 5th Battalion, who died of wounds on 8 September 1918. This posed photograph was arranged by the photographer.