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ID number E00030
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original negative other
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer (Photographer)
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Flesselles
Date made 17-30 November 1916

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.