Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. 6 August 1915. About 4 p.m. men of the 3rd Battalion waiting to go ...

Unit 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
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Accession Number G01124
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Bean, Charles Edwin Woodrow (C E W)
Date made 6 August 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. 6 August 1915. About 4 p.m. men of the 3rd Battalion waiting to go into the trenches for the Anzac assault on Lone Pine. All wore white armlets and white square patches on their backs to distinguish them when darkness fell. Two hours after the locality (Brown's Dip) was being showered by enemy shrapnel.