4th Battalion, The Worcestershire Regiment, holding the 'La Creche' position on the Lys, April 1918
Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1918.
The attack on the Lys was part of the 1918 German Spring Offensive on the Western Front. Although they initially broke through the Anglo-Portuguese defences, the Germans were eventually brought to a halt by Australian, French and British divisions.
From an album of photographs compiled by Brigadier Bowcher Campbell Stenhouse Clarke DSO (1882-1986).
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