Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (The 2/4th Battalion)

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Ruins of the Château of Soyecourt, in the Santerre, May 1917: Rubble of the food quarters on a mound with dead trees

Rubble of the food quarters on a mound with dead trees

At midnight, 3rd or 4th ApriI, 1917, 2/4th Battalion OBLI relieved the Bucks. B, C, and D Companies shared the new outpost line. Headquarters and A Company went to Soyécourt. This drawing by Sir Muirhead Bone illustrates the conditions they would have faced. The drawing is held by the British Museum. http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_results.aspx?queryAll=People%2F!!%2FOR%2F!!%2F134893%2F!%2F134893-3-9%2F!%2FDonated+by+United+Kingdom%2F!%2F%2F!!%2F%2F!!!%2F&objectId=738378&partId=1&numpages=10&orig=%2Fresearch%2Fsearch_the_collection_database%2Fmuseum_no__provenance_search.aspx&currentPage=5

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