Members of 'W' Company Headquarters, 4th Worcestershire Regiment, in a 17-inch shell hole near Hazebrouk, April 1918
Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1918.
This photograph was taken during the Battle of the Lys (7-29 April 1918), the German Spring offensive in Flanders. Hazebrouk was a major Allied logistics centre and a key German target. However, the German drive on the town was eventually halted by 1st Australian Division.
From an album of 134 photographs compiled by Brigadier Bowcher Campbell Stenhouse Clarke DSO (1882-1969).
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection