Seninghem where the 44th Battalion billeted in May 1917

Place Europe: France, Nord Pas de Calais, Pas de Calais
Accession Number ART03544
Collection type Art
Measurement 17.5 x 25.1 cm sheet and image
Object type Work on paper
Physical description watercolour, pencil, pen and ink on paper
Maker Summerhayes, Edwin
Place made France
Date made 12 May 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


A church which is surrounded by a graveyard is shown in the middle of Seninghem village surrounded by a rural landscape. Major Edwin Summerhayes, originally an architect in Perth, Western Australia, served with the 44th Battalion on the Western Front. The 44th Battalion was billeted at Seninghem in May 1917 before the battle of Messines.