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Army documents and photos – Charles Willis Theobald

Date made: 1914-1918

Maker / artist: Charles Willis Theobald

Date collected: 2020

Material: paper

Period: World War 1

Status: Not yet accessioned

Accession number: TBC

These documents and photographs belonged to Private Charles Willis Theobald, B Company, Royal Canadian Dragoons. Charles was one of thousands of soldiers from Canada who passed through Shorncliffe Camp, Folkestone in WW1 on the way to the Western Front. They include photos of him in Canada and his battlefield will, completed during the Battle of Festubert in 1915.

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