'Photographing the Fallen. A War Graves Photographer on the Western Front 1915 - 1919' with Jeremy Gordon-Smith
06 Oct

Jeremy Gordon-Smith will be giving a presentation on 'Photographing the Fallen, A War Graves Photographer on the Western Front 1915 - 1919'. Jeremy is a family historian and photographer. 

Jeremy is the author of 'Photographing the Fallen. A War Graves Photographer on the Western Front 1915-1919' published by Pen & Sword. 

Ivan Bawtree was a photographer with the Graves Registration Units on the Western Front from 1915 to 1919. He photographed graves of fallen soldiers on behalf of relatives.  He was hired by the Graves Registration Commission in 1915.

See more in the Ivan Bawtree Collection in the Imperial War Museum

IMAGE: Q 100924 (C) Imperial War Museum 

 

Broughton and Bretton Community Centre, 1 Brookes Avenue, Broughton, CH4 0RB
06 Oct 2018 14:00