WW1 Soldiers

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being an archivist ==I wanted to put together a database of soldiers etc from WW1 and if at all possible to include a little about them -

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Troops of the British and Divisions (XI Corps) entering Lille, France, 18 October (IWM) WWI Ww1 Photos, Colorized Photos, Colorized History, Photographs, British Soldier, British Army, World War One, First World, Ww1 Soldiers

Colourising History

Troops of the British 57th and 59th Divisions (XI Corps) entering Lille, France, 18 October 1918. (IWM)

An unknown British Army Service Corps Staff Sergeant, in Vignacourt in the Somme region of France. colourised by Doug Battle Of The Somme, Battle Of Britain, British Soldier, British Army, World War One, First World, Commonwealth, Schlacht An Der Somme, Ww1 Soldiers

Colourising History

An unknown WW1 British Army Service Corps Staff Sergeant. He is wearing a Saddler's proficiency badge on his right sleeve and a M1915 winter issue...

The Lost Tommies and Diggers: Striking Colorized Images of British Soldiers Who Fought in the Battle of the Somme – Vintage News Daily World War One, Second World, First World, British Soldier, British Army, Commonwealth, Colorized History, Military Tactics, Ww1 Soldiers

The Lost Tommies and Diggers: Striking Colorized Images of British Soldiers Who Fought in the Battle of the Somme

Breathtaking images of the unknown British Tommies who fought against the Germans in the Battle of the Somme. The brave soldiers have been b...

Is one of these brave Tommies your ancestor? Incredible images discovered in a French attic after 100 years spark search to identify British soldiers

Grim reality of WW1 is brought to life in 100 colourised images

The incredible images include one of gunners pushing a truck filled with shells in 1917 and a British soldier helping a wounded German prisoner walk along a railway track in 1916 (pictured).

THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918 - A visibly dazed soldier, taken prisoner by the Germans, probably in April As Shell shock was not a recognized condition, the British treated these poor unfortunates as cowards and sadly a few were executed. Wilhelm Ii, Kaiser Wilhelm, British Soldier, British Army, World War One, First World, Ww1 Soldiers, Shell Shock, War Photography

'Shell Shock'—The 100-Year Mystery May Now Be Solved

A landmark study sheds new light on the damage caused by “blast shock”—the signature injury of wars for more than a century.

B521 Unnamed pilot from Lincolnshire, Royal Flying Corps, with wound stripe. Courtesy of Steve Bramley. - WW1Photos.org

The July marks the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, one of the largest battles of the First World War. On the first day alone, the British Army suffered terrible casualties amounting to men World War One, First World, Old World, British Soldier, British Army, Ww1 Soldiers, Battle Of The Somme, Man Of War, British History

Heartbreaking photos of troops on the eve of the Somme 100 years ago

Compared with what was to follow, the weeks leading up to the bloodiest battle in British history were a gentle calm before the storm, as these astonishing 100-year-old photographs show.

The lost Tommies of The Great War have been brought back to life by a dedicated colourisation artist in a bid to help identify some of the unknown soldiers.

Grim reality of WW1 is brought to life in 100 colourised images

The incredible images include one of gunners pushing a truck filled with shells in 1917 and a British soldier helping a wounded German prisoner walk along a railway track in 1916 (pictured).

25 beautiful, sad & thought provoking colourised images of WWI A group of Australian Field Company Engineers at the 'Plumer Road' entrance to 'Wallangara', or the Catacombs as it was generally called, a system of tunnels built in Hill Messines Ploe World War One, First World, Ww1 Photos, Ww1 Pictures, The Catacombs, War Photography, Commonwealth, Military History, Historical Photos

25 beautiful, sad & thought provoking colourised images of WWI

Many thanks go to Doug Banks and his team – the masters of colourisation. The beauty of these colourised images is that colour, allows you to pick out

Great War stories: Discovered in an attic in northern France after nearly 100 years, these pictures show hundreds of British and Commonwealth soldiers, captured by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier during WWI

The Lost Tommies: Colorizing Photos of British Soldiers in WWI

In 2011 a team of researchers led by Australian journalist Ross Coulthart made an incredible discovery when they uncovered a collection of hundreds of

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John Francis Raikes, 2nd Lt, 9th Bn, Essex Regiment. Killed in action Battle of the Somme 10.10.1916. CWGC casualty/1550043

Refugee children being cared for by the British Army, nr.

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Battalion, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) Sgt Needell enlisted in April He was killed in action, aged at Wancourt…

Sergeant Brian Needel

1/5 Battalion, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) Sgt Needell enlisted in April 1909. He was killed in action, aged 28, at Wancourt on 2 May 1917. Sgt Needell is buried at Hibers Trench Cemetery. Photograph presented by his wife, Mrs Needell of Teddington. Faces of the First World War The full story is not always known to us. If you know more, please tell us in the comments below. Find out more about this First World War Centenary project at www.1914.org/faces. This image is from IWM…

World War One. A soldier (possibly of the Leeds Rifles) with an injured hand. Courtesy of Ross Coulthart, author of 'The Lost Tommies' & The Kerry Stokes Collection-Louis &Antoinette Thuillier.

The Lost Tommies: Colorizing Photos of British Soldiers in WWI

In 2011 a team of researchers led by Australian journalist Ross Coulthart made an incredible discovery when they uncovered a collection of hundreds of