|Object type||Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Place made||Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres, Menin Road|
|Date made||5 October 1917|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Crew of 2 Gun, Royal Marine Artillery loading 'Granny', a 15 inch Howitzer (heavy artillery gun), ...
Crew of 2 Gun, Royal Marine Artillery loading 'Granny', a 15 inch Howitzer (heavy artillery gun), near the Menin Road, in the Ypres sector, one of the monsters which, in the fighting of 4 October 1917, greatly assisted the advance by pounding the enemy's reserve areas and demolishing the concrete fortresses. The heavy shells are manoeuvred over to the gun with a chain and pulley rigged up beside the gun pit. Identified front right supporting a shell is Gunner 1113 A.C. Holder.