Back view of two diggers of the 5th Division, 4172 Private (Pte) George James Giles, 29th ...

Accession Number E02819
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Bean, Charles Edwin Woodrow (C E W)
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Corbie Albert Area, Heilly
Date made 30 July 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

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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