|Object type||Black & white - Film original negative 120 nitrate|
|Place made||Western Front|
|Date made||c 1917-1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Two Australian soldiers standing in front of a diesel or petrol powered Simplex, 40 horse power ...
Two Australian soldiers standing in front of a diesel or petrol powered Simplex, 40 horse power armoured locomotive tractor which was manufactured by the Motor Rail & Tramcar Company Limited in Bedford England. This was one of 20 such locomotives supplied to the Australian light railway companies on the Western Front during the First World War. Note the serial number LR2198. The soldier smoking (left) is possibly 566 Sapper Thomas Charles Kelso, of Albury, NSW, 1st Australian Light Railway Operating Company.