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Within 100 yards of Thiepval Village

Within 100 yards of Thiepval Village

Two soldiers with their backs to the camera, are leaning up against the incline of the trench. The bottom of the trench is quite narrow and their equipment is lying to hand. They are peering over the top of the ridge and the sandbags which are slightly beneath the level of the ridge. The soldiers look pensive and alert and are fully equipped. The trench is very gravelly although the landscape in t…