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  • Jacket, Service Dress, 1907 Pattern: Sergeant, Worcestershire Regiment

    Jacket, Service Dress, 1907 Pattern: Sergeant, Worcestershire Regiment

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 12214

    This British Army tunic was worn during the early months of the First World War by Sergeant William Williams, a pre-war Regular who had earlier served in the Second Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902. Sergeant Williams died of wounds on 8 November 1914, during...

  • The Menin Road

    The Menin Road

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2242

    image: A devastated battlefield pocked with rain-filled shell-holes, flooded trenches and shattered trees lit by unearthly beams of light from an apocalyptic sky. Two figures pick their way along a tree-lined road, the road punctuated by shell-holes and...

  • Gheluvelt Village: German Front Line

    Gheluvelt Village: German Front Line

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1156

    image: a view across a battle scarred Western Front landscape near Gheluveldt in Flanders. Broken ground, barbed wire and a flooded shell hole dominate the foreground, with bare tree stumps and the remains of a small building along the horizon line. Dark...

  • A German Double Pill-box: Gheluvelt

    A German Double Pill-box: Gheluvelt

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1602

    image: a heavily damaged German pillbox looms large in the right foreground, some debris littered outside the entrance doorway. There is a tree stump and another damaged structure in the distance.

  • Eddington, George Worth (Oral history)

    Eddington, George Worth (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1972-09-22

    13

    British driver served with 2 Sqdn, Royal Flying Corps in GB and Western Front, 1913-1916; NCO served as pilot with 6 Sqdn, Royal Flying Corps on Western Front, 1917; served as instructor with No 1 School of Aerial Gunnery, Dymchurch, GB, 1917-1918

  • Painting, Thomas Henry (Oral history)

    Painting, Thomas Henry (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1974

    212

    British NCO served with 1st Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps in Egypt, GB and on Western Front, 1909-1914; POW in Germany, 1914-1915; escaped via Denmark to GB, 1915

  • THE FIRST BATTLE OF YPRES, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 1914

    THE FIRST BATTLE OF YPRES, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 1914

    part of "PILKINGTON CHRISTOPHER (SERGEANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Pilkington, Christopher (Sergeant) (Photographer) 1914-10

    Q 57215

    Wounded British soldiers being loaded onto an ambulance wagon at Gheluvelt, October 1914.

  • THE FIRST BATTLE OF YPRES, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 1914

    THE FIRST BATTLE OF YPRES, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 1914

    part of "PILKINGTON CHRISTOPHER (SERGEANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Pilkington, Christopher (Sergeant) (Photographer)

    Q 57253

    The Battle of Gheluvelt, 29-30 October 1914. A German prisoner being brought in by three Scots Guardsmen.

  • THE FIRST BATTLE OF YPRES, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 1914

    THE FIRST BATTLE OF YPRES, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 1914

    part of "PILKINGTON CHRISTOPHER (SERGEANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Pilkington, Christopher (Sergeant) (Photographer)

    Q 57219

    The Battle of Gheluvelt 29-31 October 1914. The 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards preparing for a reconnaissance towards Gheluvelt, 20 October 1914.

  • Sketch for The Mule Track (IWM ART 1153)

    Sketch for The Mule Track (IWM ART 1153)

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2492

    image: two British soldiers moving along a duck-board during a heavy bombardment. They crouch whilst walking, a reaction to a close explosion. Shells erupt and debris flies around the devestated landscape and shattered trees.

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