A trooper receives a haircut, 1944 (c)

W H J Sale

 
A trooper receives a haircut, 1944 (c)
4 0 c m
 
32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

A trooper from 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry receives a haircut, 1944 (c).

Photograph from an album compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3/4 County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, North West Europe.

Short hair, like shaving, was compulsory in the British Army for reasons of hygiene and discipline. Here a member of the Royal Armoured Corps receives attention from the barber during a break in his unit’s advance across northern France.

Image Details

Negative No.
 
105470
Accession No.
 
NAM. 1975-03-63-20-118

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