|Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
First World War, 1914-1918
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Outdoor group portrait of three Australian prisoners of war (POW) at Clausthal Lager, Harz ...
Outdoor group portrait of three Australian prisoners of war (POW) at Clausthal Lager, Harz Mountains, Germany. Identified on the left is Lieutenant Louis Greive, 23rd Battalion from Sydney, NSW who was captured at Fleurs, France on 21 November 1916 after being awarded a Distinguished Conduct Medal for bravery in Belgium on 18 September 1916. He returned to Australia on 3 April 1919. In the centre is Major John James Hughes, 32nd Battalion from Mt Barker, South Australia who was wounded and captured at Fleurbaix, France on 20 July 1916. He returned to Australia on 15 April 1919. On the right is Captain Charles Mills, 31st Battalion from Melbourne, Victoria who was also wounded and captured at Fleurbaix on 20 July 1916. He returned to Australia in December 1919. The photograph was taken by the Germans for parole purposes on the occasions the men were allowed to leave the camp.