In billets at Flesselles. A member of the Australian 2nd Battalion "carrying on" with his correspondence. The muddy state of the yard was not quite so bad as the trenches. Note the canvas action ...

Collection ID E00030
Collection type Photograph
Title In billets at Flesselles. A member of the Australian 2nd Battalion "carrying on" with his correspondence. The muddy state of the yard was not quite so bad as the trenches. Note the canvas action ...
Date made 17-30 November 1916
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Flesselles
Object type Black & white
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Flesselles
Date made 17-30 November 1916
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain
Physical description

In billets at Flesselles. A member of the Australian 2nd Battalion "carrying on" with his correspondence. The muddy state of the yard was not quite so bad as the trenches. Note the canvas action cover which protects the breech of his rifle. The soldier is wearing his hat back-to-front, possibly to keep the sun out of his eye while he writes.

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