Soldiers of the Great War Volume 1

Portrait of a British soldier taken prisoner by the Germans, April 1918.
A fatigue party carrying duckboards over a support line trench at night, Cambrai, 12 January 1917.
Portrait of a British soldier captured during the Spring Offensive, March-April 1918.
Battle of Estaires. British lightly wounded of the 50th and 51st Divisions awaiting evacuation by lorries. Bethune, 9 April 1918.
British soldier taken prisoner by the Germans, April 1918.
British soldiers taken prisoner by the Germans, April 1918.
Portrait of a British prisoner of war, a soldier of one of the light infantry regiments,
captured by the Germans during the Spring Offensive, March 1918.
Some Canadian wounded being taken to the dressing station on a light railway from the firing
line.
Portrait of a British soldier, taken prisoner by the Germans, probably in April 1918.
British soldiers play football while wearing gas masks, France, 1916.
Three British prisoners captured in Armentieres, 9-18 April 1918.
A portrait of a German soldier in uniform, taken at a photo studio.
A group of German soldiers. One of them is operating a telephone.
A group portrait of German soldiers.
German soldier pose happily in the barrel of the long range Paris Gun (Paris-Geschütz) which
bombarded Paris during the Spring Offensive, 1 May 1918.
German soldiers taking a shower after a spell in the trenches.
German troops getting ready for some sleep in their dugout on the Western Front.
German troops playing cards and having a rest in St. Quentin. They are mixture of soldiers of
the 210th and 212th Infantry Regiments.
A German soldier helping Italian women to do their washing. They are wringing out clothes
together.1917.
A Musketier from 8. Badisches Inf-Rgt Nr. 169 in Feldmarschmäßig or full marching order.
29th June 1917 – Black German Soldier in the Landwehr Infantry-Regiment No.25″
28th June 1917: Portrait Of A Portuguese Soldier.
The Dead Observer
Soldiers in an old trench near Gavrelle playing with their pet dog, 27th June 1917.
Women British Red Corss Society, Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) ambulance drivers, Etaples,
27th June 1917. The ambulance was presented by the Owners and Workmen of the Royal Forest of Dean
Coalfield.
Two Women British Red Cross Society, Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) ambulance drivers. The
vehicle is one of the Yorkshire Mine Workers’ Convoy. Etaples, 27th June 1917.
In a British Red Cross Society, Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) Dressing Station at Abbeville,
27th June 1917.
Romanian soldiers on a railway bridge. One soldier carries a child across.
A German disabled soldier learning how to operate a spade with an artificial arm, probably at
a school of training for German disabled soldiers at a Westphalian hospital.
An invalided soldier with an artificial arm attempting to write while another one is looking
on. Note two Australian convalescent soldiers in the background.
A doctor takes a plaster cast of the remainder of an amputee’s right leg at Queen Mary’s
Hospital, Roehampton, Surrey, in preparation for fitting a specially made artificial limb.
Disabled British soldiers at the workshops of J E Hanger at Roehampton, Surrey, learn to walk
again using their newly fitted artificial legs, 1917.
Chaplain of 72nd Canadian Battalion talking to a Canadian soldier up the line. April, 1918.
French soldiers making wreaths to place on graves. Battle of Amiens. August, 1918
French soldiers examining Sopwith 1F.1 ‘Camel’ of the R.A.F. which landed inside Canadian
lines near Amiens, France, August 1918
Canadian soldiers having a quiet game of cards during the Battle of Amiens. August 1918
Soldiers of the 48th Battery walking along the skyline. Toronto, Ont. 12 Apr. 1916
Canadian soldier with burns caused by mustard gas. 1917-1918
Wounded Canadian soldier in No. 2 Hospital, with visitor and attending nurses. Le Tréport,
France. 1916.
French soldiers visit their home village and are reunited with their families. March, 1917
French soldiers visit their home village and are reunited with their families. March, 1917
French soldiers visit their home village and are reunited with their families. March, 1917
Canadian soldiers returning from Vimy Ridge. May 1917
Goods which can’t be bought. Canadian soldier resting in a shop window on shelled village,
telling his friends how the boys made Fritz quit. July, 1917.

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