B 629060. Australian soldiers Sergeant C.B. Lewis, Private G.W. Hart, Private Howard N. Kimber, Sergeant F.C. McArtney on leave in Egypt, with the Sphinx and one of the pyramids behind them. WWI

B Australian soldiers Sergeant C. Lewis, Private G. Hart, Private Howard N. Kimber, Sergeant F. McArtney on leave in Egypt, with the Sphinx and one of the pyramids behind them. World War I

An Australian soldier writes home from his billet on the Somme front, 1916

An Australian soldier writes a letter home from his billet on the Somme front, 1916

An Australian machine gunner has fixed his Lewis gun bipod on a tree stump and opens fire on German planes, Aug 1918. His feeder is ready with another pan magazine. The Lewis was quite effective against WW1 planes and their light structures.

Stunning WWI photography that is both devastating and otherworldly (42 Photos)

Australian Soldiers firing at enemy planes with a Lewis gun during World War I.

seahorsesandpearls:  Two Australian soldiers on leave in France,c. 1916 (Sidney Hubert Carroll is in the side car)

“ Two Australian officers on leave in Vignacourt, France,c. 1916 (Sidney Hubert Carroll is in the side car) ”

An Australian soldier of the ANMEF and his mother marching to the wharf in Sydney, Aug 8,1914, prior to departing for Rabaul. - H11567 | Australian War Memorial

An Australian soldier of the ANMEF and his mother marching to the wharf in Sydney, Aug prior to departing for Rabaul.

Soldiers of the 1st Australian Divison tell stories by lamplight. Ypres, 1917.   Frank Hurley

Australian soldiers telling stories by firelight.

ANZAC Day March in Sydney 1916

ANZAC Day March in Sydney the first, with some of the first survivors just starting to trickle back home

Australian troops matching through Melbourne,Victoria in October 1914.

Australian troops matching through Melbourne,Victoria in October

Australian soldiers in uniform.  Bergues.  (Northern France, September 2, 1917)

Australian ANZAC soldiers at Bergues (Northern France) 1917 – part of our in colour series:”

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