'The East Yorks going into the trenches', 3 July 1916
Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1916.
Soldiers of the 10th (Service) Battalion (1st Hull), East Yorkshire Regiment, marching to the trenches near Doullens on the Somme. Raised on 29 August 1914, the 10th was a 'Pals' battalion known as the 'Hull Commercials'. It suffered heavy casualties during the Somme fighting while serving with 31st Division.
One of a collection of 33 postcard photographs, some taken from official photographs, 1916-1918.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection