Postcard 'Fighting Fleas (?) in Flanders' from HUNTER-WESTON PAPERS. Private War Diary. 11th Infantry Brigade of ‘The Old Contemptibles’. Vol. IX. France and Flanders. Aug.1914-15 Feb. 1915.

Postcard , Drawing , Manuscript

What was personal hygiene like in the trenches? Both officers and soldiers suffered greatly from the pests of fleas and lice while serving in the trenches. To try and get rid of these pests they ...

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‘Fighting Fleas (?) in Flanders’ (Hunter Weston diaries)