Australian War Memorial×
ID numberE01220
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Glass transparency (positive)
MakerHurley, James Francis (Frank)
Place madeBelgium: Western Front (Belgium), Menin Road Area, Chateau Wood
Date made29 October 1917
DescriptionFive Australians, members of a field artillery brigade, passing along a duckboard track over mud and water among gaunt bare tree trunks in the devastated Chateau Wood, a portion of one of the battlegrounds in the Ypres salient. Left to right: 34158 Gunner (Gnr) James Macrea Fulton, 110 Battery, 10th Field Artillery Brigade; Lieutenant Anthony Devine; Sergeant Clive Stewart Smith. It has also been claimed that the third soldier from the left is 34451 Gnr Hubert Lionel Nichols with his brother 25180 Gnr Douglas Roy Nichols, immediately behind. The Nichols brothers both served in the 110th Howitzer Battery. All the identified men in this group served in 4th Australian Division artillery units. The last man in the group is unknown.