Lt Max Plowman, 10th West Yorkshire Regiment, Somme

Lt Max Plowman, 10th West Yorkshire Regiment, Somme

This picture shows Lt Max Plowman of the 10th West Yorkshire Regiment in a trench somewhere on the Somme, 1916. The 10th West Yorkshire Regiment took part in the Battle of Albert (the first part of the wider battle) and the Battle of Delville Wood (15 July-3 September 1916).

Many thanks to Pen & Sword for providing us with these pictures, which come from Richard van Emden's The Somme: The Epic Battle in the Soldier's own Words and Photographs

The Somme - The Epic Battle in the Soldier's own Words and Photograph, Richard van Emden. Covers the entire period that the British army spent on the original Somme front, from its arrival late in 1915, through the battle of the Somme and up to the German retreat to the Hindenburg Line. Mainly uses the writings and private photos taken by British soldiers, but also includes some material from the German side [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (17 August 2016), Lt Max Plowman, 10th West Yorkshire Regiment, Somme , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_lt_max_plowman_10th_west_yorks.html

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