Old Photos of Witham

An air photo including practice WW1 trenches near Holly Walk

Taken: 1998 approx, Ref: M3021

Air photo of practice WW1 trenches near Holly Walk. Some of JG’s oral history tapes refer to this, and to boys going to watch the exercises, or to play in the trenches when the soldiers weren’t there. Especially see interviews with Walter Peirce.

RefM3021
PhotographerDavid Strachan
Date taken1998 approx
SourceBook "Essex from the Air", page 29. Published by Essex County Council, 1998
Posted on Full size 1716 × 1566

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