A famous photograph of British stretcher bearers struggling through the mud near Boesinghe, August 1, 1917, during the
Battle of Pilckem Ridge (part of the Third Battle of Ypres). 1
These same conditions affected the New Zealanders in their failed attack on Passchendaele on 12th October.
- Photographer: Lt. J.W. Brooke. Source: Imperial War Museum, catalogue number Q 5935