He owns one of two versions of The Communication Trench
which were painted by Morris.
The following day, he gained a little strength, and managed to crawl to a communication trench
, where he came face to face with five Germans who had lost their way.
In June, with light casualties for once, the 16th was fighting so effectively in an attack on Orpy Wood that divisional orders named the main German trench they had captured as 'Birmingham Street' and the nearby communication trench
Second Lieutenant Bell immediately, and on his own initiative, crept up a communication trench
and then, followed by Corporal Colwill and Private Batey, rushed across the open under very heavy fire and attacked the machine gun, shooting the firer with his revolver, and destroying gun and personnel with bombs.
Messages were brought by runners who made use of an old German communication trench
to this station: they were then transmitted back to Battalion Headquarters which was in a sunken road about five hundred yards behind.
In a newspaper article Lt Crowther's commanding officer wrote: "He had the duty of setting out a communication trench
leading to a German trench as soon as it was captured.
It snaked toward the front to disappear into a communication trench
On August 8, 1916, he found himself near Arrow Head Copse where, during an advance, he was in command of two platoons ordered to dig a frontline communication trench
Woodhorn's Sarah Littlefear said: "Due to a letter we hold in our collection, we know that Robert was injured in the battle, and was brought back to the communication trench
by Sergeant W Carlin and R Lambert.
Soon afterwards, at 9am on July 3, 2nd Lt James led a group of bomb throwers up a Turkish communication trench