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Manchester Regiment on a road in France, marching past on their way to the line

Manchester Regiment on a road in France, marching past on their way to the line

This striking image shows the Manchester Regiment marching up a road through heavily wooded countryside. The men are being led by the Regimental Band. Five officers on horseback are watching them pass. One of the officers is reassuring his horse, another is holding the Regimental colours. On the other side of the road horse wagons are travelling in the opposite direction. Wilfred Owen, the Worl…