Back view of two diggers of the 5th Division, 4172 Private (Pte) George James Giles, 29th Battalion (left) and 4015 Pte John Wallace Anderton, 32nd Battalion, just out of the trenches, in full kit ...

Collection ID E02819
Collection type Photograph
Title Back view of two diggers of the 5th Division, 4172 Private (Pte) George James Giles, 29th Battalion (left) and 4015 Pte John Wallace Anderton, 32nd Battalion, just out of the trenches, in full kit ...
Date made 30 July 1918
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Corbie Albert Area, Heilly
Object type Black & white
Maker Bean, Charles Edwin Woodrow (C E W)
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Back view of two diggers of the 5th Division, 4172 Private (Pte) George James Giles, 29th Battalion (left) and 4015 Pte John Wallace Anderton, 32nd Battalion, just out of the trenches, in full kit (with mud). Pte Anderton has a canvas breech cover on his rifle. Pte Giles has a knife, fork and spoon in his puttees. The complete uniform and rifle of Pte Giles are held by the AWM.

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