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 ...
ID numberP05584.001
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print silver gelatin
MakerSmith, Ross Macpherson
Date madeSeptember 1915
DescriptionSoldiers 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.