The remains of the cellars under Mouquet Farm, near Courcelette Road. Mouquet Farm was used by ...

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Accession Number E00253
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Baldwin, Herbert Frederick
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Pozieres Area, Mouquet Farm
Date made 28 February 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

The remains of the cellars under Mouquet Farm, near Courcelette Road. Mouquet Farm was used by the Germans as a brigade headquarters, and had accommodation for two companies. Practically a fortress, very fierce fighting took place for its possession, and it changed hands several times.