French and British troops in France having a sing song at a Church Army depot

French and British troops in France having a sing song at a Church Army depot

Soldiers relaxing in a Church Army hall, France, during World War I. Although not all the soldiers are looking at the camera the scene does have an atmosphere of stilted formality. Most of the soldiers appear quite tense and are posed at unnatural angles - there is hardly any interaction between them. The hall, however, is draped with patriotic flags and there are biscuits, tea and a piano in evid…