Arras – Officers and men of the Newfoundland Regiment | National Library of Scotland

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Members of the Newfoundland Regiment- all of whom received decorations and who alone held the village of Monchy against a heavy counter attack on 14th April 1917. A bronze caribou now stands in Monchy-le-Preux as a memorial to the Regiment

Original reads: ‘BRITISH OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE WESTERN FRONT. Officers and men of the Newfoundland Regiment. All of whom received decorations and who alone held the village of Monchy against a heavy counter attack.’

The Battle of Arras 9th April to 16th May 1917

Original URL: http://digital.nls.uk/first-world-war-official-photographs/pageturner.cfm?id=74547844

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About Everett Sharp

Everett Sharp is a subject expert on the World War One Centenary: Continuations and Beginnings project. He has worked for the University of Oxford on a series of other First World War Projects including the Great War Archive and First World War Poetry Digital Archive. He is also currently working for the Europeana 1914-1918 initiative with the Oxford. His retirement in 2009 didn't go quite according to plan!
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