Category: british army

Exchanging addresses during the relief. 1/6t…

Exchanging addresses during the relief. 1/6th North Staffs and 50th French Infantry, Neuville St Vaast, February 1916.

Wagon which carried fighting rations for offic…

Wagon which carried fighting rations for officers and men of the Scots Guards, date unknown.

Sign on the side of the wagon says ‘Guards Club – No Drinks After 10PM.’

Battle traffic seen at Grevillers on 25 Augu…

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 Tank Corps and British and New Zealand infantry going forward. Also seen are captured German 4.2 inch guns.

British, French, American and Australian sol…

British, French, American and Australian soldier with a German prisoner reading President Wilson’s message to the Kaiser at Corbie, 24 October 1918.

Six studies of British and Commonwealth sold…

Six studies of British and Commonwealth soldiers in different kits by Jeane Berene-Bellecour. 
Clockwise from top left: a bare chested Australian wearing a slouch hat. A soldier in winter kit with a sheepskin gilet, a purple scarf, tin hat and carrying a stave. A raider wearing a canvas gilet and balaclava, smoking a pipe. A Scottish Highlander in full kit. A soldier in ordinary kit and smoking a pipe. A New Zealander wearing winter kit, including a belted sheepskin gilet.

West Indian troops stacking 8 inch shells at…

West Indian troops stacking 8 inch shells at a dump on the Gordon Road, Ypres, October 1917.

Lance Corporal Pat O’Keefe, English Middle W…

Lance Corporal Pat O’Keefe, English Middle Weight Boxing Champion and holder of the Lonsdale Belt,

assisting with training men of 1 Battalion, Surrey Rifles at Camberwell.

That leotard is the exact perfect size to show off his nips. Exquisite.

German prisoners arriving at an Australian d…

German prisoners arriving at an Australian divisional POW camp in motor lorries. Near Acheux, July 1916.

Australian, French, British and American off…

Australian, French, British and American officers outside British Town Major’s office at Corbie, 25 May 1918.

Australian troops from the 2nd Division watchi…

Australian troops from the 2nd Division watching British soldiers marching towards the front lines near Fricourt, October 1916.