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.

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

Unless otherwise specified, photos are the copyright of the original photographer.

Every effort has been made to contact the owners of the photos or their relatives, to obtain their permission to use their pictures. But I have not always managed to find them, for which I apologise.

The photos appear in the order they were catalogued. Use Search to look for photos showing particular people, places etc.