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Place: Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) Army Training Camp
Property / Street / Road: -
Date: 1914 - 1915
Description/Historical Information: A cheerful group preparing breakfast for the troops. Note that several of them are smoking! The one on the left is holding large slabs of bread and a knife, the second has a hock of bacon, whilst the man in the middle has a knife held up seemingly by the string around his waist and is clutching sides of bacon. The fourth man holds the preserves (marmalade?) and the one on the right is holding the butter. Also see VLA4888 and VLA4917.
Further information
elsewhere on this site:
- Matlock & Matlock Bath : The War Memorials
- Matlock Names in the 2/6th Sherwood Foresters
Image Reference: VLA4918
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