1917, APRIL 21st – IN HOLNON OVERLOOKING SAINT-QUENTIN, SHELLED DURING THE NIGHT
St Quentin on Fire During German Retreat,
8.15pm 21 April 1917
Rose, Geoffrey K (MC) 1917-04-21
A sketch view across a flat landscape with a tree in the centre foreground, looking towards the buildings of Saint-Quentin ablaze after being set on fire by retreating German forces. A large cloud of smoke drifts skywards. G. K. Rose would have been around Holnon at this time.
Working on the line of resistance. Holnon was shelled during the night.
By G. K. Rose.