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53654: Photograph of William Ernest Foster

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posted on 2024-02-17, 23:55 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

Group Photograph of ten men of the Heavy Section/Branch, Machine Gun Corps (which would later become the Tank Corps). This may represent a Tank crew (the usual crew in this period, however, numbered eight).

Pte. 200816 William Ernest Foster, D Coy. Heavy Section, Machine Gun Corps (later D Bn. Heavy Branch, Machine Gun Corps and 4th Bn. Tank Corps), served originally in the Machine Gun Corps (Motors).

History

Identifier

3761.jpg| GWA_2081_DSC06085.jpg|

Subject

Foster, William Ernest

Date

1916 - 1917

Date Created

01/01/1916

Temporal Coverage

27/07/1917

Source

Photograph

Medium

Photographic paper

Type

Photograph

Pages

2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Richard Marshall | Helen Callister

Submission Event

Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library Submission Day, 8th April 2008

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford