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ID number P01242.002
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white

Description

FRANCE, C. 1916. NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS (NCOS) AND GUNNERS WHO SERVED AT GALLIPOLI. IDENTIFIED FRONT CENTRE IS INDIGENOUS SOLDIER, 2141 PRIVATE ALFRED JACKSON COOMBS. THESE MEN PROBABLY SAW SERVICE AT GALLIPOLI IN THE AUSTRALIAN HEAVY BATTERY, A JOINT UNIT MADE UP OF AUSTRALIANS AND ROYAL MARINES ISSUED WITH TWO 6-INCH HOWITZERS AND ONE NAVAL 4.7-INCH QUICK-FIRING GUN. THE BARREL FROM THE 4.7-INCH QUICK- FIRING GUN IS HELD IN THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL. (DONOR S. PAMPHILON)