An outdoors informal group portrait of unidentified soldiers, some members of 2nd Division ...

Unit 2nd Australian Division
Accession Number E04487
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Messines
Date made 22 January 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

An outdoors informal group portrait of unidentified soldiers, some members of 2nd Division standing outside the entrance to the Catacombs in Hill 63. The Catacombs were a system of tunnels of considerable length, fitted to accommodate over 1,000 men. A wooden silhouette of a kangaroo is attached to the tunnel entrance which is signposted 'Plumer Road'.

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