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The Territorials at Pozières, 23 July 1916

Photo credit: National Army Museum

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From 17 July 1916, during the Battle of the Somme (1 July to 18 November 1916), the village of Pozières on the main road running north from Albert to Bapaume, was on the front line. It was attacked on 23 July by 1st Australian Division, supported by the British Territorial battalions of the 145th Infantry Brigade. The position was taken, but with heavy losses.

National Army Museum

London


Date

1917

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 112.4 x W 163.8 cm

Accession number

NAM. 1959-11-303

Acquisition method

gift from Captain W. G. Wollen and Miss J. G. Wollen, 1959

Work type

Painting


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