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mikebriggs
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Dear all

This is a series question - honest B)

In this series of 3 photos you will see men of the Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby) at their annual camp in Scarborough in 1911. I think that what you are witnessing is their tactical day (or few days) i.e. digging defensive works and defending them.

In all three photos there is a man dressed in white. Could he be just 'Joe Bloggs' trying to get in on the photo or a military observer (similiar to that great scene in the dirty dozen :P )

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Photographer's assistant?

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Photographer's assistant?

Here he is again trying to get on the photograph in other ways. This is actually the 6th N&D at Scarborough camp in 1911, honest. BRONNO.

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Guys, I like the way you're thinking

Bronno; you're pulling my leg surely B)

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Guys, I like the way you're thinking

Bronno; you're pulling my leg surely B)

Mike, it is a genuine picture taken at Scarborough camp in 1911 but here he is trying to get a better view of the camp taken from the local church steeple. B);)

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was Fred Dibnah around in 1911? B)

nice picture

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Is it the same man in all three photos? He has a different hat in the middle shot (and possibly a lighter moustache). If there is more than one then they could well be Umpires in a war game (and better looking than George Kennedy but then who isnt?)

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