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Preparing a meal in the trenches near Gommecourt, World War I, 25 Jul 1918

Reference Number: 1/2-013413-G

A view looking down into a trench which temporarily houses the company cookhouse of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, near the front during World War I. 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.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Gommecourt, World War, 1914-1918 - Trench warfare, Cookery, Military, World War, 1914-1918 - Battlefields - France and World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - France.

Part of:
Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918, Reference Number PA-Group-00051 (1455 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. WWI. Trenches. 1918(PFP-032683)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: H830

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