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Photograph. - A Platoon of the 2nd, Pioneer Battalion Att. to the 1St.Aust. Tunneling Company at Rance in Belgium 19 Jan 1919

From the Collection of Lara RSL Sub Branch McClelland Ave Lara Victoria

Description
Rectangular shaped black and white Photograph.
Size
275mm x 195mm.
Object Registration
827
Keywords
army, rance belgium,australian army, lara r.s.l., !st.australian tunnelling company, 2nd pioneer battalion.
Historical information
The 2nd Pioneer Battalion was an Australian infantry and light engineer unit raised for service during the First World War as part of the all volunteer Australian Imperial Force. Formed in Egypt in March 1916, the battalion subsequently served on the Western Front in France and Belgium, after being transferred to the European battlefields shortly after its establishment.
Inscriptions & Markings
A Platoon of the 2nd, Pioneer Battalion Att. to the 1St.Aust. Tunnelling Company at Rance in Belgium 19 Jan 1919

Sgt. W J Branch 3rd from right front row.

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13 Dec 2018 at 1:21PM