2nd Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment, in the rear areas of the Western Front, autumn 1917.
Close-up of a sergeant holding a football marked 2Y&L. Pan over the men of the battalion, lying, sitting or standing informally, with two Lewis machine guns in the front row. Two lance-corporals sitting beside their tent. A company of men posed relaxing beside a wall. Two soldiers with a large canteen draw water from a well by the roadside. A group of battalion officers including the current commander. The battalion, led by its band, on a route march. A "blindfold boxing march" in front of the soldiers. A pay parade in the open. A sergeant inspects rifles on parade, holding one up to the light to inspect the barrel. A portrait shot of Private Caffrey, VC.