Old Photos of Witham

First World War, soldiers with brass band, with water tower (no.12)

Taken: 1916 approx, Ref: M1888

Has no.12 on front. Soldiers during First World War, with a mixed military and civilian and brass band (information from Ian Hook, formerly of Essex Regiment Museum). Marching southwards down bottom of Collingwood Road, turning into Newland Street. Some civilians. Buildings include, left to right, on left, 38 Newland Street (with ‘AA’ sign), 1 Collingwood Road, 3 Collingwood Road, 5 Collingwood Road, 7 Collingwood Road, 9 Collingwood Road (7 and 9 being Lockram Villas). On right, Water Tower, 6 Collingwood Road, 4 Collingwood Road, 2 Collingwood Road, 36 Newland street (the George).

RefM1888
Date taken1916 approx
SourceLittlewood, Sue
Posted on Full size 3280 × 2050

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