Photographs

Ypres, Western Front, Belgium. (Unknown Australian War Photographer) - $750 #121411
20th September, 1917

'German prisoners bringing in wounded to the Regimental Aid Post near Clapham Junction, in the Ypres sector, during the advance of the 1st and 2nd Divisions on 20 September 1917. Note the injured soldiers on the ground on the stretchers.' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.
Battle of Menin Road, Ypres, Western Front, Belgium. (Unknown Australian War Photographer) - $650 #121375
20th September, 1917

'The result of a high explosive shell on Stirling Castle, a strong concrete redoubt in the Ypres Sector during the battle on 20 September 1917. Bodies of Australian soldiers, some were probably stretcher bearers, lie near the entrance of the blockhouse.' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.

Ypres Area, Western Front, Belgium. (Unknown Australian War Photographer) - $950 #121401
October, 1917

'Belgium, October 1917. Drawing ballast in the vicinity of Ypres with an American 'Cook' engine, No. 1217, manned by personnel of the 17th Australian Light Railway operating company. Note the bomb and shrapnel-damaged buildings. (Lent by Captain Williams).' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.
Menin Road Area, Chateau Wood, Western Front, Belgium. (Frank Hurley) - $950 #121377
4th October, 1917

'German prisoners assisting to carry in wounded during the battle of Broodseinde Ridge, in which Australian troops largely figured.' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.
Hannebeek, Menin Road Area, Western Front, Belgium (Frank Hurley) - $950 #121396
4th October, 1917

'Members of the Australian 1st Division Pioneers digging out a gun belonging to the 14 Howitzer Battalion which was trying to haul their gun forward after the advance near Hannebeek, in the Ypres Sector. Identified are : Sergeant (Sgt) J Howell (leaning on a shovel, behind the Howitzer, second from the left); Private Sadler, (centre foreground beside the Howitzer wheel); Sgt Pallbrook (standing behind Sadler); Lieutenant McCullagh (or O'Toole) (extreme right smoking pipe).' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.
Hoograaf, Ypres, Western Front, Belgium. (Frank Hurley ?) - $950 #121379
4th October, 1917

'German prisoners captured by the Australian troops in the attack at Broodseinde in the Ypres sector marching back to the Prisoners of War Compound under mounted military police escort. Note some of the prisoners on the left filling their water bottles' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.



Ypres Area, Western Front, Belgium. (Unknown Australian War Photographer) - $750 #121382
11th October 1917

'German prisoners captured by the 3rd Division acting as stretcher bearers near Zonnebeke Railway Station in the Ypres sector.' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.
Ypres, Western Front, Belgium. (Unknown Australian War Photographer) - $750 #121391
19th October, 1917

'A Typical illustration of the difficulties in the Ypres Sector in Belgium, in transporting supplies to the forward areas. A mule team is seen here trying to get out of the mud on a track near Potijze Farm.. Note the mule on the left is knee deep in mud.' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.
Nieuport-Bains, Belgium (unknown Australian War Photographer) - $750 #121413
14th November, 1917

'A typical view of the country in the Nieuport-Bains Sector, where the 2nd Australian Tunnelling Company was engaged. Sandbagged dugouts built amongst the sand dunes appear in the foreground, and the smoke barrage further back is one just put up by the British artillery to screen their guns from enemy observation, whilst in action.' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.
Messines, Ypres, Belgium (Frank Hurley ?) - $850 #121403
22nd November, 1917

'The area known as Grey Farm, looking north, with Bethlehem Farm and Messines in the background (Messines is on the ridge in the extreme left hand corner). This was captured during the Battles of Messines by the 9th Brigade. When this photograph was taken the 40th Battalion occupied the trenches south of the River Douve and the Battalion Headquarters was in an enemy pillbox about 150 yards north of Grey Farm. The 34th Battalion, 3rd Division, AIF, captured this immediate area on 7 June 1917. Left to right: unidentified: Lieutenant (Lt) A Bertram, 40th Battalion: Lt T Cranswick MC DCM, 40th Battalion.' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.
Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres, Villers - Bretonneux, France (Unknown War Photographer) - $950 #121387
20th June, 1918

'Stretcher bearers of the 10th Field Ambulance attached to the 37th Battalion, with Captain (Cpt) H Collins DSO in the foreground, at the Regimental Aid Post (RAP) of the 37th Battalion. Left to right: Lieutenant N G McNicol MC ( sitting on camouflage netting); Private (Pte) Moss, C Company, 37th Battalion (sitting); Lance Corporal Collins, Army Medical Corps (AMC), 37th Battalion; Pte Sercombe, AMC, 37th Battalion (arms folded); Captain Collins (wearing cap); Pte D Patterson, Medical Officer, orderly (left hand on hip); five stretcher bearers of the 10th Field Ambulance attached to RAP of 37th Battalion.' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.
Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres, Hamel, France. (Unknown Australian War Photographer) - $750 #121386
4th July, 1918

'A dead German at entrance to a dugout in the Quarry, near Hamel.' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.
France (Unknown Australian War Photographer) - $850 #121399
4 July, 1918

'The dugouts along the sunken road near Peach Trench, which after their capture were used as advanced Headquarters by the 15th battalion, following the Australian attack at Hamel, on the morning of 4 July 1918. The bodies of German dead lay strewn along the road and piled up in the dugouts, having been bayoneted by the attacking troops who suffered considerably in the advance against the machine gun nests in this position. Shown: 3096 Lance Corporal A.J. Hammond of 15th Battalion. At left is the beginning of Pear Trench. In the centre, background is the enemy bomb stop on the road.' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.
Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres, Bussy, France. (Unknown Australian War Photographer) - $950 #121385
7th July, 1918

'M. Georges Benjamin Clemenceau, the French Premier, visiting the 4th Division, a once only visit to the Australian front.. Left to right : Brigadier General T.A. Blamey CMG DSO; two unidentified; General Sir H. S. Rawlinson GCB GCVO KCMG; Lieutenant General Sir John Monash GCMG KCB VD; unidentified; M. Clemenceuau; unidentified; Lieutenant G.R. Baillie (behind); Major General E. G. Sinclair MacLagan CB DSO; Captain L. Craig MC (behind); Lieutenant Colonel J. D. Lavarack CMG DSO; three unidentified.' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.
London, England, United Kingdom. (Unknown Australian War Photographer) - $750 #121392
3rd August, 1918

'The arrival of the Right Honourable William M Hughes, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia, at St Pancreas Station. Mr Hughes walks past an honour guard of Australian soldiers accompanied by an unidentified officer.' (AWM)

An original photograph taken from a contemporary album collection.