Soldiers of the 3rd Light Horse Regiment in action in a trench at Quinn's Post, Gallipoli. 135 ...

Accession Number P05584.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Smith, Ross Macpherson
Date made September 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

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Description

Soldiers of the 3rd Light Horse Regiment in action in a trench at Quinn's Post, Gallipoli. 135 Trooper (Tpr) Ashley Kent Ekins (left) holds a periscope and a smouldering rope with which he is about to light a jam tin bomb which is being held by 129 Tpr Eric Dowling. Their trench was only 20 metres from the Turks. Tpr Ekins was later awarded the Military Medal.

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