A game of cricket was played on Shell Green in an attempt to distract the Turks from the imminent ...

Unit Light Horse
Accession Number G01289
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 120 nitrate
Maker Bean, Charles Edwin Woodrow (C E W)
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Bolton's Ridge, Shell Green
Date made 17 December 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

A game of cricket was played on Shell Green in an attempt to distract the Turks from the imminent departure of allied troops. Major George Macarthur Onslow of the Light Horse in batting, is being caught out. Shells were passing overhead all the time the game was in progress.