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55729: Photograph of Albert Ville recovering after being wounded

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This is photo of my grandfather recovering from his wounds after his return to 'blighty'. He was badly wounded at Elverdinge near Ypres on August 23rd 1918 and two of his comrades were killed in the same incident.


Editor's Comment:
Pte. Ville wears the Hospital 'Blues' uniform.

Pte. 555020 Albert Edward Ville, 16th Bn. (Queen's Westminster Rifles) London Regiment, served overseas in the 22nd Bn. (The Queen's), service no. 698199, and 11th Bn. (Finsbury Rifles), London Regiment.

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5914.jpg| GWA_4230_Albert_Ville_1918_after_being_wounded.jpg|

Subject

Ville, Albert Edward

Date

September - December 1918

Date Created

01/07/1917

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1918

Source

Photograph

Medium

Photographic paper

Type

Photograph

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Nick Ville

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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