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A Unique Photographic Record of Matlock & District, 1910-1915, and World War One Soldiers

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Place: Buxton
Property / Street / Road: The Empire Hotel
Date: 2 Nov 1914 - 3 Feb 1915
Description/Historical Information: Messing took place in the large garage in the Hotel's grounds. Initially there was a lack of utensils, which made things difficult, but these were quickly procured.
Soldiers, with various food items including a jar of Burton's Preserves, bread, meat, bacon and butter or lard. Behind them is a temporary canteen.
Also see VLA4917 | VLA4918 | VLA9805
Further information
elsewhere on this site:
- Matlock & Matlock Bath : The War Memorials
- Matlock Names in the 2/6th Sherwood Foresters
- Buxton, The Empire Hotel
Image Reference: VLA4888
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