PRIMROSE Harmsworth PERCY TRENCH Alfred Dingley KAY-SHUTTLEWORTH Eric Fitzwater Wilkinson CARPENTER SOLDIER MAKING GRAVE CROSSES
On one side are six photographic images of offices killed in the war:
Captain the Hon. Neil Primrose MP - Yeomanry.
Capt. The Hon. H. A. V. Harmsworth - Irish Guards. Info. Harold A. V. St. George Harmsworth.
Capt. P. R. O. Trench - R.W. Surrey Regiment. Info. Percy Richard Oliver Trench of Clonodfoy, Kilmallock, Limerick, Ireland.
Capt. A. C. Dingley - North Stafford Regt. Info. Alfred Claude Dingley of of Imbros, Welford-on-Avon.
Captain Hon. L. U. Kay-Shuttleworth - RFA. Info. Lawrence Ughtred, of 7, Queensferry Place, London.
Capt. E. F. Wilkinson MC - West Yorkshire Regiment. Info. Eric Fitzwater, of Nethergrove, Portesham, Weymouth.
On the reverse is a photographic image titled For The Memory of Those Who Had Fallen showing a British soldier carpenter shaping simple wooden crosses to mark resting places of soldiers fallen in France.
There is incomplete text to both sides of the page; although interesting it does not necessarily relate to the images. It relates to the numbers of casualties for that time etc. Some of the names/events mentioned in the text include: Destruction of HMS Vanguard with numbers of killed, missing, drowned, injured etc. - Army losses (numbers) etc.
"Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.
Provenance: The Great War - Amalgamated Press. c1918. The Great War series was published between 1914 and c1919. Sleekburnc.
There is incomplete text to both sides of the page. A full page from a publication, as the date and provenance states, and not a modern reproduction. The page measures approx. overall 315 x 225 mm (12.25 x 8.75 inches). It is printed on both sides. There is a some age yellowing with handling marks to the edges. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. Reference resource historical research material WW1.
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