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Loading a 9.45 inch trench mortar on the Somme, August 1916

Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1916.

Australians load a trench mortar, nicknamed 'the flying pig', during the Battle of Pozieres Ridge (23 July-4 August 1916). The location is the Chalk Pit, situated to the south of Pozieres. Most of the troops involved in this operation belonged to the I Anzac Corps.

From an album of 22 official photographs, 1916-1918.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1995-03-86-10


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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