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 ...

Collection ID P02360.001
Collection type Photograph
Title 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 ...
Object type Black & white
Place made France
Date made c 1917
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

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 as "ear wiggers", a nickname given to tunnellers. The sapper in the centre of the front row is probably Aboriginal.