Eagle Hut, Aldwych, Greater London

Eagle Hut, Aldwych, Greater London
Photograph taken 1918 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: bl24268_001

An elevated view looking across Aldwych towards Eagle Hut with St Mary-le-Strand Church and Australia House in the background. Eagle Hut was a servicemen's centre offering meals and overnight accommodation to American servicemen while in London. It opened on the 3rd of September 1917.

Location

Greater London Aldwych

Period

World War One (1914 - 1919)

Tags

military building american soldier food world war one first ww1 wwi people transport motor car lorry