Group portrait of seven members of the 3rd Tunnelling Company, AIF. One of these men is 5777 Sapper Herbert Mason (position unknown) whose message on the reverse of the postcard refers to the group ...
ID numberP02360.001
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Place madeFrance
Date madec 1917
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionGroup portrait of seven members of the 3rd Tunnelling Company, AIF. One of these men is 5777 Sapper Herbert Mason (position unknown) whose message on the reverse of the postcard refers to the group as "ear wiggers", a nickname given to tunnellers. The sapper in the centre of the front row is probably Aboriginal.