Bowlers and High Collars — Australian WW1 soldier, Reginald Gardiner. 1918.  ...

Exhibition: 'Portraits of War: The Crown Studios Project' at the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney. "Australians die under the Rising Sun. 'Reginald Gardiner' c.

♥ WW1 soldier's letter home. Said to be the source of inspiration for one of Wilfred Owen's famous poems, called The Sentry.

soldier's letter home. Said to be the source of inspiration for one of Wilfred Owen's famous poems, called The Sentry.

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Motor Sport Art by Michael Turner and Graham Turner, Aviation Art by Michael Turner, Medieval and Historic Art by Graham Turner

WW1 soldiers were encumbered with a variety of kit, the total weight of which often exceeded 20 kilos. Here, a Sergeant of the Australian Infantry poses for the photographer in full marching order. He carries plenty of bandoliers for his Lee-Enfield rifle. His helmet is slung over his left shoulder. His backpack contains dry rations for at least 3 days.

Q A Sergeant of the Australian infantry full marching order (front).

British WW1 soldiers with Trench Coat: developed as an alternative to the heavy serge greatcoats worn by British and French soldiers in the First World War

War-weary British soldiers at Passchendaele, [of the British Empire soldiers who lost their lives during that bloody battle around were British & thousands of the SADF].

A soldier of the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) arriving home on leave during the First World War.

A soldier of the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) arriving home on leave during the First World War., Nicholls H.

Countries everywhere were putting signs up all over their country asking for help from their citizens. During  WW1 soldiers were dying rapidly, specifically 230 an hour. Countries like Germany and Britain were recruiting boys younger than 18, because war offices didn't have time or need to check. These young men were known as "Boy Soldiers". Over the war these boys caused a controversy between officials despite the fact they were doing it for their country.

To Delay is Dangerous

BRITISH WW I From the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee in London, Men, to delay is dangerous when your country needs you. Enlist now.

How did 12 million letters reach WW1 soldiers each week?

How did 12 million letters reach WW1 soldiers each week?

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