Ruined farmhouse Messines, Jan. 1915

REP WW1 photo 19
Ruined farmhouse opposite Messines, Jan. 1915. It was used as an Artillery O.P. and it was from here that Major … R.F.A. directed the fire of his battery which happened to hit an enemy ammunition dump on Messines Ridge. For this he was awarded a D.S.O. Photo taken from the back of one of our C.T.s.
Photo no.19 of 55 photos taken by Captain R.E. Partridge, M.C. of D Company, 1st Battalion Dorset Regiment. These were presented to the Dorset Regimental Museum in February 1965.

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