Saturday, September 13, 2014

Railway Artillery

Four French 274 or 285mm railway guns with their barrels raised to firing positions.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Monday, September 8, 2014

Liverpool Scottish

Members of the Liverpool Scottish making a show of reading the latest war news in camp. After being mobilized in August of 1914 they were sent to the defenses on the River Forth. In November they were dispatched to France.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

USS Pittsburgh

Identified on the back as being  the USS Pittsburgh, this card shows part of the crew boasting of their perfect 12 for 12 during artillery practice.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Thursday, September 4, 2014

J W Brown


This appears to be a picture of two Royal Fusiliers with the same name of J W Brown. The standing Brown has a wound stripe while the seated Brown shows a good conduct chevron and two overseas chevrons.