Friday, September 26, 2014

Lancashire Fusiliers

A Lance Corporal with the Lancashire Fusiliers. Photo taken by R. White of Macclesfield.

South Wales Borderers

A Corporal with the South Wales Borderers. He has the crossed swords proficiency badge on his right sleeve indicating he was a gymnastics instructor.

With Best Wishes From the Boys

Inscribed "Best Wishes From the Boys". Two of them wear the emergency Kitchener Blue uniform given to New Army recruits in early in the war.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

War Artist

A French war artist out in the field painting a 274 mm Mle 1917 railway gun.

Friday, September 19, 2014

5th Sussex (Reserve) Battery, Royal Field Artillery

The painting squad of 5th Sussex (Reserve) Battery, Royal Field Artillery. They left England in October of 1917 for Egypt. After service in the Middle East they were stationed in India where I believe this picture was taken.