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The Historic Battleground Where L Battery Fell, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1215

Scope and Contents

Photograph of the battlefield of Néry where the L Battery, British Horse Regiment fell on 1 September, 1914 where all of the horses were killed within the first two minutes of fighting the Germans. The image shows a field strewn with dead horses, a destroyed wagon and farm building and trees in the background.


  • Creation: 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic Slides

Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm


82mm by 82mm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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