Now all roads lead to France and heavy is the tread
Of the living; but the dead returning lightly dance.
Edward Thomas, Roads

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

A Particularly Moving Wartime Photograph

Over the years, I've published thousands of images from the Great War. Once in a while I run across one that really moves me. Here's one such. MH

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Accompanied by a Chaplain,  on 17 February 1918, South African Nurse Sister Mildred Flynn Lays a Wreath on the Grave of Her Brother, Dudley, Killed in the Fighting at Delville Wood During the Battle of the Somme

Source: Imperial War Museum

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