Members of the 2nd Australian Pioneer Battalion making a wagon track from planks of wood at ...

Unit 2nd Australian Pioneer Battalion
Accession Number P08577.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Belgium, Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres
Date made 26 September 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Members of the 2nd Australian Pioneer Battalion making a wagon track from planks of wood at Chateau Wood, in the Ypres Sector, to allow the passage of traffic deeper into the freshly captured ground, and to facilitate a further advance. Identified are: 3657 Sergeant (Sgt) Richard Trevaskis Trembath (1); 2211 Gunner Harold Anthony Limperry (2); Lieutenant (Lt) Samuel McCaskill (3); 520 Private (Pte) John Alexander Carmichael (4); 3663 Pte Frank Wasley (5); Lt Harley (6); 3444 Pte Archibald Watts (7); 55 Sgt Patrick Joseph Donnelly (8); 1747 Pte Sidney Lomas (9); 1785 Lance Corporal John Joseph Button (10) (third tin helmet from the left, partially obscured in back of image) (died of wounds 16 August 1918) . Note that not all figures are named or numbered. (See also E00800. See E00800K for position of those named in this caption.)