With the Australians in France [Australian forces in France 1916

Collection ID F00050
Collection type Film
Title With the Australians in France [Australian forces in France 1916
Measurement 37 min 24 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Maker Malins, Geoffrey, McDowell, John Benjamin
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Pozieres Area, Pozieres
Date made 07 June 2017
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Shows scenes of many branches of the Australian Army in France including artillery action (12 inch howitzers and 18 pounders) and men working, training and relaxing behind the lines. General Birdwood watches a tree felling contest held in a French forest between Australians Canadians and New Zealanders. West Australians move up toward the trenches. Chaplain holds divine service the day before battle.

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