The 26th Battery of Australian Field Artillery at Brancourt in readiness to move on to support the British attack on the Oise-Sambre Canal. Although the whole of the Australian Infantry had been ...
ID numberE03645
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Glass original quarter plate negative
Maker
  • Unknown Australian Official Photographer
  • Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place madeFrance: Picardie, Aisne
Date made13 October 1918
DescriptionThe 26th Battery of Australian Field Artillery at Brancourt in readiness to move on to support the British attack on the Oise-Sambre Canal. Although the whole of the Australian Infantry had been withdrawn on 7 October, and taken to rest areas behind Amiens, the Artillery of the Australian Corps continued until the Armistice, in support of the troops who had taken over the Australian Front. Identified: Corporal H. Rogers, Shoeing Smith (1); Saddler Moran (2); Bombardier E. Shipway (3); S. R. Russell, Shoeing Smith (4); Gunner (Gnr) K. Grieves (5); unidentified (6); Dvr Oversley (7); Gnr Bull (8).