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"With Grenadiers in France, 1916", 1915-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 2/56

Scope and Contents

Group photograph of WSC with officers of the French 33rd Corps, on the French front line near Arras during the First World War. WSC is standing in the centre of the group, in uniform, carrying a cane and wearing a steel "poilu" helmet [given to him by the French]; to his left, in the dark jacket, is General Emile Fayolle, commander of the 33rd Corps; third from the left of the group, wearing a cap, is Captain Edward Spiers [later Edward Spears, liaison officer with the French], and just visible behind Fayolle's shoulder is a German prisoner.


  • 1915-12-05

Conditions Governing Access

Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.


1 item(s)

Language of Materials


Date information

DateText: The original caption misdates the photograph as 1916.

Finding aid date

2016-05-16 09:28:39.230000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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