Wielding a pair of pliers, Chaplain Walter Ernest Dexter DSO MC  DCM (left) pretends that he is about to extract a tooth from the seated Captain Daniel Aston Luxton at a dressing station behind the ...
ID numberEZ0061
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Glass original half plate negative
MakerBritish Official Photographer
Place madeFrance: Nord Pas de Calais, Nord, Lille, Bois-Grenier
Date made4 June 1916
DescriptionWielding a pair of pliers, Chaplain Walter Ernest Dexter DSO MC DCM (left) pretends that he is about to extract a tooth from the seated Captain Daniel Aston Luxton at a dressing station behind the trenches. Standing on the right is Lt Staniforth Ricketson and standing behind Capt Luxton is Lt George Leslie Makin, 5th Battalion, who died of wounds on 8 September 1918. This posed photograph was arranged by the photographer.