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ID number E00438
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Photographer Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Bray Proyart Area, Ribemont
Date made 12 May 1917

Description

General Sir William Riddell Birdwood (centre) shaking hands with Captain A Jacka VC MC and Bar, of the 14th Battalion (left), after presenting him with a bar to his MC for bravery during the first attack on Bullecourt, near the Hindenburg Line. The ceremony took place at Ribemont. Standing in the background at right is General William Holmes.