For more information see Belton Park and Larkhill | 17th Battalion Manchester Regiment on the Somme.
The Manchester Brigade left there home training areas on 24th April 1915 and formed part of the 30th Division in their new barracks in Lincolnshire.
This is a postcard showing the 5th City Battalion – 20th Manchester Regiment – marching into Belton Park in March 1915. The 17th Battalion will have followed the same route that March. Courtesy http://www.europeana1914-1918.eu/en/contributions/3321#prettyPhoto