Australian troops in the Turkish Lone Pine trenches, captured on 6 August 1915, by the AIF

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Australian troops in the Turkish Lone Pine trenches, captured on the afternoon of the 6 August 1915, by the AIF 1st Brigade under Brigadier-General Walker.

The soldier at centre back is probably 2125 Private Joseph Clark, 7th Battalion, of South Yarra, Victoria. Clark, an 18 year old bookmaker, enlisted on 22 April 1915 with his 21 year old brother Robert Clark.

The brothers returned to Australia in May 1916 after being wounded. A third brother, Pte Percival Clark, also served at Gallipoli with the Wellington Infantry Battalion and survived the war.

Courtesy of the Australian War Memorial.


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