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Photograph of British 8 inch howitzer Mk VI which has slid off the road into a ditch while being towed by a Holt tractor, Western Front, World War I.
Comment : The presence of ANZAC troops with their distinctive hats and looser-fitting jackets indicates this is probably of the Australian 1st Siege Artillery Battery.

Date between circa 1916 and circa 1918
date QS:P,+1916-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1916-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1918-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Source "The Times History of the War" Volume XVIII, page 91, published 1919.
Author British Government


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