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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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "REEVE VERA" (photographs)

    HU 59331

    Leave: Four British sergeants pose with their camels on a trip to the Pyramids and the Sphinx in Egypt.

  • EGYPT AND PALESTINE 1914 - 1918

    EGYPT AND PALESTINE 1914 - 1918

    part of "FIELD MARSHALS AND GENERALS OF THE BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH ARMIES 1914 - 1918 (GSA 16)" (photographs) 1918

    Q 82969

    Head and shoulders portrait of General Sir Edmund Allenby.

  • SECOND LIEUTENANT ARTHUR GEOFFREY THURLOW, 8TH BATTALION, DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S REGIMENT (WEST RIDING)

    SECOND LIEUTENANT ARTHUR GEOFFREY THURLOW, 8TH BATTALION, DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S REGIMENT (WEST RIDING)

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

    HU 96742

    Second Lieutenant Arthur Geoffrey Thurlow served with the 8th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding). He was granted a commission in August 1914. He died of wounds in Ras-el-tin Hospital, Alexandria, on 29 August 1915, aged 23. He...

  • BRITISH RESPONSE TO THE OUTBREAK OF WAR AUGUST 1914: RECRUITING AND SCENES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1914

    BRITISH RESPONSE TO THE OUTBREAK OF WAR AUGUST 1914: RECRUITING AND SCENES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1914

    part of "DAILY MIRROR COLLECTION" (photographs) 1914-08

    Q 42033

    Recruits at the Whitehall Recruiting Office, London. Britain's declaration of war on Germany on 4 August 1914 was greeted for the most part with popular enthusiasm, and resulted in a rush of men to enlist.

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