|Object type||Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Place made||France: Nord Pas de Calais, Nord, Steenvoorde|
|Date made||November 1917|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Members of the 7th Field Company of Australian Engineers at their billets in the rest area near ...
Members of the 7th Field Company of Australian Engineers at their billets in the rest area near Steenvoorde, where the Company was located in November 1917, after the Third Battle of Ypres. Left foreground on white horse, Major Eric Norman Webb MC, to his left is Lieutenant (Lt) Thomas Andrew Lawrie. On horseback, right to left: Lt John Campbell Close; Lt (later Captain) Alfred Leslie Polson MC; Lt Frederick Fisher Christian MC and bar; unidentified; 2688 Driver (Dvr) Norman Joseph Strettles; 2787 Dvr Bede Phillip Dwyer; 8660 Dvr Leonard Douglas Fernee; 6650 Dvr Archibald Craig. Back row, left to right: unidentified; Sapper (Spr)(later Second Lieutenant) Robert Harry Mervyn Eltis MM (killed in action 26 July 1918); 6676 Corporal (Cpl) Albert Edward Malin; 2744 Cpl Arthur Noel Cooper (killed in action 27 May 1918); 3741 Spr Frank Baines; 14990 Spr Charles Tammai; 6681 Spr Leonard Ernest Raven; unidentified; 2667 Sergeant (Sgt) Charles Sorrell (on horseback); 3143 Spr James Aaron Masters; 2773 Spr James Macintosh Wildman; 2708 Sgt James Burns Raeside DCM; 2610 Dvr John Busby (beside white horse at right behind Polson). Soldiers on extreme right are all unidentified. .