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The Battle of Amiens

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ejwalshe

Wounded and prisoners captured by Canadians - Battle of Amiens, 8 August 1918. In the left hand side of the photo, Private Joseph Daniels is looking back at the camera. 905046 Pte Daniels, Joseph; enlisted on the 27 April 1916 in the 194 Bn. He served in France with the 4th Div MG Coy and was discharged on 20 June 1919. 22nd Battalion bivouaced behind the line during the Battle of Amiens. An under-strength platoon of the 5th Australian Division is addressed by an officer during the Battle of Amiens, 8 August 1918. Despite its diminished size, the Platoon has three Lewis guns, reflecting the greater emphasis on light machine guns in the BEF at this stage of the conflict. Photograph taken near Warfusse-Abancourt. Chief Sergeant Major J. Avery, B Company, 35th Battalion, A.I.F., near Lena Wood.

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HenryTheGerman

Very impressive, thanks for posting the collection.

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Dave1418

Hi

excellent images many thanks for posting 

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mills-bomb

Well done on compiling this. I know the area well and sat watching the film with great interest.

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