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  • FIELD MARSHAL SIR JOHN FRENCH, EARL OF YPRES

    FIELD MARSHAL SIR JOHN FRENCH, EARL OF YPRES

    part of "BOND OF SACRIFICE - FIRST WORLD WAR PORTRAITS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Vandyk C

    Q 69149

    Field Marshal Sir John French, Earl of Ypres, was born in 1852. After serving briefly with the Royal Navy, he joined the Army in 1874, serving in the Sudan and South Africa during the Boer Wars. During 1912 - 1913, French served as Chief of the...

  • THE LEEDS PALS BATTALION, 1914

    THE LEEDS PALS BATTALION, 1914

    part of "RAYNOR J (MRS)" (photographs) 1914-09

    Q 111825

    Albert Knowles being sworn in on enlisting with the 'Leeds Pals', later the 15th Battalion, The Prince of Wales' Own West Yorkshire Regiment, at Leeds Town Hall on the outbreak of the First World War. The group includes their Commanding...

  • SECOND LIEUTENANT BRUCE HILLS NICHOLSON, 6TH BATTALION, ROYAL FUSILIERS

    SECOND LIEUTENANT BRUCE HILLS NICHOLSON, 6TH BATTALION, ROYAL FUSILIERS

    part of "BOND OF SACRIFICE - FIRST WORLD WAR PORTRAITS COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 96729

    Second Lieutenant Bruce Hills Nicholson served with the 6th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. He was attached to the 4th Battalion at the time of his death on 3 May 1917 aged 20. He is commemorated at the Arras Memorial.

  • THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE TO FRANCE, AUGUST-OCTOBER 1914

    THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE TO FRANCE, AUGUST-OCTOBER 1914

    part of "PITMAN THOMAS TAIT (MAJOR-GENERAL) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Pitman, Thomas Tait (Photographer) 1914-08-18

    Q 51151

    Soldiers of the 11th Regiment Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) on their way to the front, stopping off a train at Rouen. Lieutenants R.R.C. Baggallay, E.V. Drake and H.C.H. Hudson are pictured as well has Major General Edward Spears (far right). 18th...

  • THE MOBILISATION OF THE BRITISH ARMY, 1914

    THE MOBILISATION OF THE BRITISH ARMY, 1914

    (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1914

    Q 53219

    Army recruits line up to receive their pay from a table set up in the open behind some railings in Trafalgar Square, London, 1914. A recruiting sergeant stands on the left.

  • SECOND LIEUTENANT JOHN WILLIAM HARDFORD NICHOLL, 2ND BATTALION, WELSH REGIMENT

    SECOND LIEUTENANT JOHN WILLIAM HARDFORD NICHOLL, 2ND BATTALION, WELSH REGIMENT

    part of "BOND OF SACRIFICE - FIRST WORLD WAR PORTRAITS COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 96726

    Second Lieutenant John William Harford Nicholl served with the 2nd Battalion, Welsh Regiment. He was born in Swansea on 24 October 1892. He was educated at Eton and the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst. He represented Sandhurst in sporting...

  • BRITISH RESPONSE TO THE OUTBREAK OF WAR AUGUST 1914: 1ST LIFE GUARDS

    BRITISH RESPONSE TO THE OUTBREAK OF WAR AUGUST 1914: 1ST LIFE GUARDS

    part of "BROOM ALBERT (MRS)" (photographs) Made by: Broom, Albert (Mrs) 1914-08

    Q 66190

    A mounted cavalry draft of the 1st Life Guards with Captain Gerrard Leigh in the foreground.

  • THE DUNSTERFORCE, 1917 - 1919

    THE DUNSTERFORCE, 1917 - 1919

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Varges, Ariel

    Q 24995

    Soldiers of the Staffordshire Regiment with mules and donkeys near Menjil.

  • THE DUNSTERFORCE, 1917 - 1919

    THE DUNSTERFORCE, 1917 - 1919

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Varges, Ariel 1918

    Q 24932

    One of the first British Army guns to arrive in Baku is manhandled down a gangplank into the port.

  • SPORT & LEISURE IN THE BRITISH ARMY DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    SPORT & LEISURE IN THE BRITISH ARMY DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Varges, Ariel 1915-12-25

    Q 31576

    Officers and men of 26th Divisional Ammunition Train (Army Service Corps) playing football in Salonika, Christmas 1915.

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