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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 BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    part of "FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer 1918

    Q 23665

    Personalities: General Sir Herbert Plumer, Commander of the Second Army, General Sir Herbert Lawrence, Chief of the General Staff and Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig standing on the steps of General Headquarters, Western Front.

  • MEDICINE DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR: CASUALTY CLEARING STATIONS

    MEDICINE DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR: CASUALTY CLEARING STATIONS

    part of "CANADIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Canadian Official photographer 1918-09

    CO 3151

    A panoramic photograph showing wounded British and German soldiers as they await treatment in the sunshine outside a Casualty Clearing Station (CCS) near Duisans, September 1918. On the left, a large tent can be seen and several huts are visible on the...

  • THE HUNDRED DAYS OFFENSIVE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1918

    THE HUNDRED DAYS OFFENSIVE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Aitken, Thomas Keith (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-09-03

    Q 11270

    A soldier, possibly from 5th Australian Division surveys a barricade erected by the Germans at the entrance to Peronne, following the capture of the town, 3 September 1918, during the Battle of Bapaume.

  • OLIVE EDIS; IWM PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WOMEN'S SERVICES IN FRANCE 1919

    OLIVE EDIS; IWM PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WOMEN'S SERVICES IN FRANCE 1919

    part of "FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Edis, Olive 1919

    Q 8016

    A general view of the interior of the British Red Cross Society and Order of St John Recreation Hut at Wimereux. In the foreground can be seen VAD Commandant Miss Barber, standing at a table. In the background, chatting to some of the soldiers are Miss...

  • OLIVE EDIS; IWM PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WOMEN'S SERVICES IN FRANCE 1919

    OLIVE EDIS; IWM PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WOMEN'S SERVICES IN FRANCE 1919

    part of "FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Edis, Olive 1919

    Q 8005

    Dr MacNeil and Miss Flower (matron) attend to patients in the surgical ward or Sisters and Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) of a women's hospital at Chateau Mauricien, Wimereux, France, during the First World War.

  • GENERAL SCENES ON THE WESTERN FRONT DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE BATTLE OF NEUVE CHAPPELLE, 1915

    GENERAL SCENES ON THE WESTERN FRONT DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE BATTLE OF NEUVE CHAPPELLE, 1915

    part of "MITCHELL W LOW (CAPT)" (photographs) Made by: Mitchell W Low (Capt)? 1915-03-10

    Q 51749

    A general scene showing damage to several buildings in Neuve Chapelle, immediately after its capture by 8th Division.

  • OLIVE EDIS; IWM PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WOMEN'S SERVICES IN FRANCE 1919

    OLIVE EDIS; IWM PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WOMEN'S SERVICES IN FRANCE 1919

    part of "FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Edis, Olive 1919

    Q 8015

    Women relax in a room at a club for the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) at Wimereux, France.

  • THE HUNDRED DAYS OFFENSIVE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1918

    THE HUNDRED DAYS OFFENSIVE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Aitken, Thomas Keith (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-08-25

    Q 11263

    Battle traffic seen at Grevillers on 25 August 1918, following the village's capture by the British 37th Division and the New Zealand Division at the start of the Hundred Days Offensive, a few days earlier. Mark V tanks of the 10th Battalion the...

  • THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Aitken, Thomas Keith (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-03-22

    Q 10777

    German prisoners captured at the Battle of St. Quentin, seen resting on the Roye-Ham road, near Arras, 22 March 1918. They were guarded by a Rifle Brigade escort from the 20th Division.

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