Category: Western Front

Baroness Elsie T’Serclaes (nee Knocker) and …

Baroness Elsie T’Serclaes (nee Knocker) and Miss Mairi Chisholm, nurses and ambulance drivers dubbed “The Madonnas of Pervyse”

at the entrance to a dugout in the trenches on the Western Front, c1917.

Members of the Vietnamese Royal Family in Fr…

Members of the Vietnamese Royal Family in French service at Le Breuil, May 1917. Left to right: Prince Bun Vien, Count Ung Triel, Count Ung Thien, Count Bun Dong.

Mark I Tank ditched astride a captured trenc…

Mark I Tank ditched astride a captured trench. Left of Flers, 1st October 1916.

Troops of the 1st Battalion, 4th Gurkha Rifles…

Troops of the 1st Battalion, 4th Gurkha Rifles attending their fallen comrades graves behind the front line trenches in France, 1915.

Men of the H. A. C (Honourable Artillery Com…

Men of the H. A. C (Honourable Artillery Company). in a firing trench, St. Eloi, April 1915.

Sentries in a trench on the Siegfried Line. …

Sentries in a trench on the Siegfried Line. April-May 1917.

The Medical Officer of the 1st Battalion, 4th …

The Medical Officer of the 1st Battalion, 4th Gurkha Rifles and Lieutenant Colonel H. F. Bateman-Champain, the CO of the Battalion, examining a catapult in a trench, 1915.

2nd Lieutenant Max Rabone, 2nd Battalion, Ro…

2nd Lieutenant Max Rabone, 2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers with a ‘mud and coke’ trench fire in the line at Festubert, 1915.

An American signalman operating a trench rad…

An American signalman operating a trench radio set with its 10 volt battery at Chatillon-sur-Seine, 8 November 1918.

A soldier of 8/10th Gordon Highlanders (15th…

A soldier of 8/10th Gordon Highlanders (15th Division) stands at the entrance to a dugout in a front line trench, September 1917.