Private Thomas Lindsay

Private Thomas Lindsay, ( Possibly ) 1st/4th ( Territorial ) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action in France on 15th September 1916 during the Battle of the Somme and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, France. The photograph shows a recently captured trench on the Somme with the chalk soil of the Region very apparent. The autumn rains would soon turn the battlefield into a glutinous quagmire.

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