Photograph from the collection of Major Gen Sir Edward Louis Spears (1886-1974). 15th August 1915. Foncquevillers Sector. Barricade in front line.
This fourth instalment of a photograph album belonging to liaison officer, Edward Spears, provides revealing testimony to the routine of the First World War: parades, inspections, decoration in battle, tactical observation of the disposition of enemy forces, conversation and dialogue. The engineering…