Second Lieutenant Douglas McKie's grave marked with a temporary wooden cross, 1919.
Photograph, World War One (1914-1918), 1919.
This photograph was enclosed in a cardboard wallet with details of the grave's location for McKie's family so that they could visit the burial site. McKie was killed by shellfire during the Battle of Arras in April 1917 while serving with the 27th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers.
From a bound scrapbook containing letters and photographs relating to the life of Douglas Hamlin McKie, Artists' Rifles and Northumberland Fusiliers.
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