Old Photos of Witham

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

Taken: March 1916 to January 1917, Ref: M451

Old photo of soldiers during First World War. 2/9th (Highlanders) Bn Royal Scots. Information from Ian Hook, Essex Regiment Museum, who also provided the dates. Marching in Newland Street. Probably same occasion as photo M443. 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.

RefM451
PhotographerW E Bull, photographer, Witham and Braintree (info from M1893)
Date takenMarch 1916 to January 1917
SourceBraintree and Witham Times
Posted on Full size 4511 × 2811

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