British troops who captured Tilloy, 10 April 1917
Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1917.
Tilloy-les-Mofflaines, south of Cambrai in France, was captured during the Battle of Arras on 9 April 1917. These men are from the 13th Battalion of The King's Regiment (Liverpool) and pose with captured machine guns in front of a German mobile pill box and concrete observation post. Tilloy was retaken by the Germans again in March 1918 during their Spring Offensive. It remained in German hands until August 1918.
From an album of 76 official photographs, 1916-1917.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection