Troops of D Company, 45th Battalion, at their newly captured objective between Bellenglise and Le ...

Unit 45th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Hindenburg Outpost Line Area, Le Verguier
Accession Number E03260
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France: Picardie, Aisne
Date made 18 September 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Troops of D Company, 45th Battalion, at their newly captured objective between Bellenglise and Le Verguier, overlooking Ascension Gully, in front of the Hindenburg Outpost Line. They are seen sniping the retreating enemy, who at the time were scampering up the opposite hill slope, in an effort to escape the gun and rifle fire. Identified, first from the right is Private J. O'Hehir.