Writing letters home

REP WW1 photo 20
Two of the men in D Company writing letters home. Taken in our fire trench near Wulverghem-Wytschaete Road, January 1915.
Photo no.20 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.

Communication trench Wulverghem, Feb. 1915

REP WW1 photo 42
C.T. looking from our support trench towards fire trench. German trenches are near trees in background. Taken near Wulverghem – Wytschaete Road, February 1915.
Photo no.40 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.

Trench no.15 A, Wytschaete, Feb. 1915

REP WW1 photo 25
View taken in our front line trench no.15 A, opposite Wytschaete, February 1915. German trenches by tree in background. Man in centre has just fired a shot through a loophole.
Photo no.25 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.

Capt. Partridge in communication trench

REP WW1 photo 40
Wytschaete, February 1915. Captain R.E. Partridge coming back along communication trench after having observed for an Artillery battery
Photo no.40 of 55 photos taken by - or, in this case, of - Captain R.E. Partridge, M.C. of D Company, 1st Battalion Dorset Regiment. These were presented to the Dorset Regimental Museum in February 1965.

 

Barbed Wire – Wytschaete, Feb. 1915

REP WW1 photo 26
Our barbed wire in front of our fire trench no.15A opposite Wytschaete. German barbed wire and trench in front of trees in background. February 1915.
Photo no.26 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.

Dinner in a trench – German sniper active

REP WW1 photo 38
Two men of ‘D’ Coy., 1st Bn. Dorset Regt. in a support trench, having their dinner. One man is bending low so as to be under cover from a sniper who was busy at this moment. Taken January 1915 opposite Wytschaete.
Photo no.38 of 55 photos taken by Captain R.E. Partridge, M.C. These were presented to the Dorset Regimental Museum in February 1965.