Category: Western Front

Exhausted stretcher bearers from the 3rd Aus…

Exhausted stretcher bearers from the 3rd Australian Division rest in the mud and drizzle of Broodseinde Ridge, during the Third Battle of Ypres, 11 October 1917.

Australian soldiers having their feet inspec…

Australian soldiers having their feet inspected for trench foot at Zonnebeke, September 1917.

Australian tunnelers pumping water from dugo…

Australian tunnelers pumping water from dugouts, Hooge, Belgium. 18 September 1917.

The 2nd Australian Tunnelling Company at wor…

The 2nd Australian Tunnelling Company at work underground. 14 November 1917 at Nieuport Bains, Belgium.

Cooks and troops of the Australian 2nd Divisio…

Cooks and troops of the Australian 2nd Division cooking and receiving a hot meal near Croix du Bac, 18 May 1916. 

Wounded French soldiers walking towards a ho…

Wounded French soldiers walking towards a hospital on the Westem Front, 1914.

Australian soldiers moving a French water cart…

Australian soldiers moving a French water cart at Fromelles, June 1916.

Men of the 45th Battalion, Australian Imperi…

Men of the 45th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force attacking the Hindenburg Line, near Le Verguier, Ascension Valley.

Humorous photograph of an Australian Chaplai…

Humorous photograph of an Australian Chaplain acting as a dentist near Fleurbaix, June 1916. He is trying to operate on an Australian Captain while another officer, also Captain, is holding the “patient”.

A Church Transformed into a Military Hospital …

A Church Transformed into a Military Hospital – Gilbert Joseph Holiday, 1915