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

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Place: Epping
Property / Street / Road: -
Date: The battalion was in Epping 8 Feb - 24 Feb 1915 (dates from WO 95/3025/3, Battalion's War Diary, 1914 - 1916, TNA)
Description/Historical Information: Matlock volunteers digging a trench, but this looks like a a posed photo as they are clean and with beautifully combed hair. The battalion had moved to Epping for a course in entrenching "under instruction of C.R.E." (from war diary).
Further information
elsewhere on this site:
- Matlock & Matlock Bath : The War Memorials
- Matlock Names in the 2/6th Sherwood Foresters
Image Reference: VLA4897
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