H15199

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ID number H15199
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown (Photographer)
Place made Turkey: Canakkale Province, Gallipoli
Date made November 1915

Description

CAPTAIN CUTHBERT CLIVE FINLAY, 17TH BATTALION, HOLDING A CIGARETTE BOX WHICH WAS THROWN BY THE TURKS INTO A TRENCH AT QUINN'S POST, GALLIPOLI, IN 1915-11. UNDERNEATH THE BOX WAS WRITTEN "PRENEZ AVEC PLAISIR NOTRE HEROS ENNEMIES. ENVOYEZ DU LAIT" (TAKE PLEASURE OUR HEROES' ENEMY. SEND MILK). (PRINT ALSO BLOCK, OBTAINED FROM SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. SYDNEY).