Historical information

Item relates to James Worland MILLS No 3441, 59th Battalion. James on on the first table left sitting at RHS of table on the left of 2 other men.
Refer Reg No 169P for his service details.

Physical description

.1) & .2) Post card photos, sepia, showing soldiers eating at 2 tables with tents in the background.

Inscriptions & markings

.1) On rear in pencil:
The Hungry 59th Battalion at mess after a hard days work
Hurdcott England 7.10.17

.2) On rear in pencil:
Hurdcott England Oct 7 1917
Taken about a week ago
Boys from the 59th Battalion messing one evening after doing a good days work at ____ ____ bayonet fighting,
bombing and other modes of modern warfare