Trees of the Ploegsteert (Plug Street) Wood, Belgium, at the Western Front. An image from the ...

Accession Number P10885.072
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Belgium: Wallonie, Hainaut, Ploegsteert Wood
Date made c 1916-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Trees of the Ploegsteert (Plug Street) Wood, Belgium, at the Western Front.
An image from the collection of 1010 Sergeant (Sgt) George Edgar Watkins DCM. Sgt Watkins, a painter from Blackburn, Victoria, enlisted on 10 February 1916. He served with the 39th Battalion throughout the war, as a Battalion scout in France and Belgium.