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ID number EZ0061
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker British Official Photographer (Photographer)
Place made France: Western Front (France), Nord Region, Fromelles Area, Fromelles, Bois-Grenier
Date made 4 June 1916


Wielding a pair of pliers, Chaplain Walter Ernest Dexter DSO MC DCM (left) pretends that he is about to extract a tooth from the seated Captain Daniel Aston Luxton at a dressing station behind the trenches. Standing on the right is Lt Staniforth Ricketson and standing behind Capt Luxton is Lt George Leslie Makin, 5th Battalion, who died of wounds on 8 September 1918. This posed photograph was arranged by the photographer.