Unidentified soldiers, probably of the 12th Brigade, moving along a support line known as 'Cheese ...

Unit 12th Australian Infantry Brigade
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Accession Number E00576
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Gueudecourt
Date made c November 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

Unidentified soldiers, probably of the 12th Brigade, moving along a support line known as 'Cheese Road'. This sunken lane forming the support line in front of Flers. On 12 November 1916, shortly before the image was taken, Brigadier General D J Glasfurd, Commanding the 12th Infantry Brigade, was mortally wounded here by a German shell while inspecting the line in readiness for the brigade.