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Trenches near Gommecourt

A view looking down into a trench which temporarily houses the company cookhouse of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade. Helmeted soldiers prepare meals in very cramped conditions with only pieces of wood and corrugated iron above for protection. A large iron pot full of potatoes? and a meat grinder are visible in the foreground.
Photograph taken near Gommecourt, France, 25 July 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders.1


  • Reference number: 1/2-013413-G. Part of Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 (PA-Group-00051). Alexander Turnbull Library
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