Old Photos of Witham

First World War, soldiers marching past Spurge’s (no.76)

Taken: March 1916 to January 1917, Ref: M1893

Soldiers during First World War. 2/9th (Highlanders) Bn Royal Scots. Information from Ian Hook, formerly of Essex Regiment Museum, who also provided the dates. Marching in Newland Street. Probably same occasion as photo M443/M1894. Buildings visible (from left to right), 42 Newland Street (E.Spurge & Co.), 40 Newland Street, 36 Newland Street (the George). 34 Newland Street, 32 Newland Street, 30 Newland Street, 28 Newland Street. End of Collingwood Road visible between nos. 38 and 40.

RefM1893
Date takenMarch 1916 to January 1917
SourceLittlewood, Sue
Posted on Full size 3250 × 2020

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