Photostat copy of sketch map showing Battle of Messines frontline, 1917

Place Europe: Belgium, Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Messines
Accession Number RCDIG0001077
Collection number 2DRL/0260
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Map
Physical description 1 Image/s captured
Maker Lines, Herbert Henry
Place made Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Messines
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Photostat copy of sketch map relating to the First World War service of Captain Robert Cuthbert Grieve. The map was originally drawn by 318 Private Henry Herbert Lines. It is a map of the sector where Grieve and the 37th Battalion fought during the Battle of Messines on 7 June 1917. The map depicts trenches and other ground features, many of which are mentioned in his account of the battle.