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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 ...
ID numberE02819
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Glass original half plate negative
MakerBean, Charles Edwin Woodrow (C E W)
Place madeFrance: Picardie, Somme, Corbie Albert Area, Heilly
Date made30 July 1918
DescriptionBack 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.