A soldier's cycle: visiting World War I battlefields by bike

Matt Lamy visited the Somme and re-imagined the story of a cyclist turned soldier. Photos by Andy Jones

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Life, here, held very few pleasures for Arthur Baynes.

His clay pipe — the smell and taste of which still offered the faintest reminders of home — was quickly becoming as one with the wretched clay soil of this Somme Valley.

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