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Postcard photograph of a Canadian Crater cemetery

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Postcard photograph of a Canadian Crater cemetery
Postcard photograph of a Canadian Crater cemetery
Postcard photograph of a Canadian Crater cemetery
Category
Museums & Galleries Item
Item no
23237
Title
Postcard photograph of a Canadian Artillery mass cemetery in a shall crater, Vimy, Arras, northern France
Description
Photograph of one of the two crater cemeteries, Zivy Crater or Lichfield Crater, around the site of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. A mass burial of over 50 men in a bomb crater and covered in earth with stones to mark out a cross, Canadian maple leaves and text 'RIP Second Division Canada 1917'. At the top of the crater is a man in military uniform standing by a cross.
Type
Location
Museum of Edinburgh