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 ...

Collection ID P05584.001
Collection type Photograph
Title 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 ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Smith, Ross Macpherson
Date made 01 September 1915
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

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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