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 ...
ID numberG01289
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film original negative 120 nitrate
MakerBean, Charles Edwin Woodrow (C E W)
Place madeOttoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Bolton's Ridge, Shell Green
Date made17 December 1915
DescriptionA 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.