The cast and staff of 'Cole's Kop', 1918
Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1918.
'Cole's Kop was one of several productions held by the XVI Corps military theatre company between February and April 1918. Others included 'Chiselling', 'Arabian Nights', 'The burglar and judge' and 'The new boy'. The cast are:
Front row: L/Cpl Cheeseman, Spr A R Brown, Dvr N E Evans, Lt E Knight, Lt C E Hastie, Pte J Gorman, Pte H J Woodcock, Pte J Cross. Second row: Lt W H Ridley, Lt N Martyn, Lt Norton-Breton, Lt Col W G F Barnard DSO, Capt A S Argent, Capt E Bazalgette, Lt A E Kennedy. Third row: Pte W J Cooper, Cpl G Dixon, Dvr P Healy, Pte A E Cooke, Pte E Hutchinson, Dvr H T White, Lt F Whiteley, Pte S H Swan, Pte A J Pierpoint, Pte O W Paull, Pte A Robertson, Pte W Marshall. Fourth row: Pte T Holmes, Pte A H Cox, Pte J W Shaw, Sgt Dmr R G Mark, Pte D Wood, Spr F Bolland, Cpl E C Axon, Pte W Stephens, L/Cpl Hall.
From a photograph album associated with BQMS Samuel James Pye, 59th Divisional Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery.
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