Soldiers and officers, some in long overcoats, crowd around a quayside as a supply ship is unloaded. F
By the Armistice, the Docks Directorate, Royal Engineers, employed 11,000 men as unskilled labour in the loading and unloading of stores, and was in control of the major Channel Ports from Dunkirk to Le Havre.
Original reads: ‘OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN ON THE WESTERN FRONT. HOW TOMMY IS FED. Unloading meat from a meat ship.’
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