Chorley man Samuel Henry Cockroft on board HMS Caroline during World War One, taking a break on deck, smoking a pipe and dressed in an engineers' boiler suit. The message on the back of the photo reads:
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Disassembled tanks, Palestine, Middle East, taken between the Battle of Gaza and the Battle of Gaza, 1917
For many years it was widely believed that the eight tanks that fought in Gaza were a mixture of Mark I and Mark II tanks.
First World War 1 British Tank
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