Clearing Store at Railroad in Couillet, Belgium (1917?)
This lantern slide, “Clearing Store at Railroad in Charleroi, Belgium (1917?),” shows a group of about fourteen soldiers, members of the 1st Australian Division, standing around the open door of one of three transportation cars. Couillet is a suburb of Charleroi, which during World War I was one the principal commercial cities of Belgium. This slide is part of a collection depicting Australian YMCA war work during World War I.
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Text on border reads, "Charleroi Couillet clearing store at railroad. 1st Aust. Div. Y.M.C.A.; Australian Y.M.C.A. Historical Record Section."
Part of the Australian Y.M.C.A. WWI Lantern Slide Series