|Object type||Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Date made||30 January 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Boring a hole with a 'Wombat' drill for the ventilation of a dugout at the Headquarters of No. 2 ...
Boring a hole with a 'Wombat' drill for the ventilation of a dugout at the Headquarters of No. 2 Section, 3rd Australian Tunnelling Company, in the Cite St. Laurent. The "Wombat" boring machine was designed by Captain Stanley Hunter of the Australian Mining Corps, and adopted by the British Army. Shown: Lieutenant J. Robertson (left) and 4368 Sapper C. G. Jolley, at work.