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 ...
ID numberP08577.002
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print silver gelatin
MakerUnknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made
  • Belgium: Western Front (Belgium)
  • Belgium: Western Front (Belgium), Ypres Area, Ypres
Date made26 September 1917
DescriptionMembers 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.)