P05584.001

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Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number P05584.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Smith, Ross Macpherson (Photographer)
Date made September 1915

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.