British soldiers dig trenches.
Kitchener's British army dig trenches.
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MS a few soldiers in trench at work - one is turning a wheel with handle; another man reaches up and hands a board to someone above. A man sits on side taking a rest. Other men go into trench.
Pan over area, many men labour with pickaxes and shovels; building / digging network of trenches; walls now higher than men's heads; and some of them are built up / supported with wood.
MS along row of men in civilian dress; shirt sleeves and vests; trousers; with shovels; some men in army uniforms supervise the project.