image: a view across the devastated Messines battlefield. On the left, two men of the Royal Army Medical Corps tend to a
man with a wounded right leg, one man holding a cup to the patient's lips. In the centre of the composition a stretcher-bearer carries an
empty stretcher on his right shoulder. There are several dead bodies, including of German infantry, machine guns, and debris on the ground.
The horizon is dominated by several large artillery explosions.