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Date: 1917.
A large group of 20 servicemen huddle in a small underground bunker in which they lived. One appears to be cooking over the ground and they are in uniform.
Number 21 in the 'Our Boys at the Front' series of postcards. From official photographs by special permission of the Department of Defence. Proceeds to the Australian Comforts Fund. (Printing on verso of postcard).
A series of official war photographs of Australian service personnel in France and Belgium, which the Australian Comforts Fund turned into postcard to sell for fund raising purposes.
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