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A 26 year old British 'Tommie' who not long after this was taken, died at 'High Wood' the Somme, 15/9/16.

A 26 year old British 'Tommie' who not long after this was taken, died at 'High Wood' the Somme,

Frank Beechey killed in action in the Great War

The mother who lost five sons: On Armistice Day, the heartbreaking story of the biggest loss by a British family in the Great War

Leonard was the last of the brothers to die after being wounded at the battle of Cambrai on November 1917

2 Lieutenant Elwin Bruce Olifent of Henley Beach South Australia. A clerk prior to enlisting in Feb 1915. Olifent embarked from Adelaide with the 1st Reinforcements on board HMAT Geelong (A2) on 31 May 1915.

2 Lieutenant Elwin Bruce Olifent of Henley Beach South Australia. A clerk prior to enlisting in Feb Olifent embarked from Adelaide with the Reinforcements on board HMAT Geelong on 31 May

1916. A young soldier from the Suffolk Regiment of the British Army marrying his sweetheart,  before leaving to fight in France.

A young soldier from the Suffolk Regiment of the British Army marrying his sweetheart before leaving to fight in France, circa

A shell-shocked British soldier captured by the Germans during WW1, Shell shock was a common cause of crippling injury, usually without any physical trauma. Shell-shocked troops suffered from the effect of blast on the central nervous system experiencing severe disorientation, deafness, emetic syndrome, trembling, and often inability to stand.

A shell-shocked British soldier captured by the Germans, 1918 (IWM Imperial War Museum, London, England)

Barnard Beechey 1st of the brothers to die in battle. Sept 1915

Barnard Beechey, of the brothers to die in battle, September

[WWI soldier facial reconstruction documentation photograph]

View the Image and Media Gallery item WWI soldier facial reconstruction documentation photograph, with links to more digitized items from the Anna Coleman Ladd papers in the Archives of American Art.

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A very grim photo of a deceased British gunner and his artillery piece.WW I

Mud by Gilbert Rogers. c. 1919

IWM ART image: A British soldier standing against a background of thick grey clouds heavy with rain. He looks dejectedly down at, the earth his hands hanging loosely by his sides

Two female nurses lifting a soldier who was a former patient, 1914-18.

Two female nurses lifting a soldier who was a former patient,

Two soldiers share a laugh, after the troop on the left has been pulled from a mud pit that went up to his shoulders. Original image source: National Library of Scotland ”

The Great War - Humor Two soldiers share a laugh, after the troop on the left has been pulled from a mud pit that went up to his shoulders. Original image source: National Library of Scotland

Leonard was the last of the brothers to die after being wounded at the battle of Cambrai on November 30, 1917

The mother who lost five sons: On Armistice Day, the heartbreaking story of the biggest loss by a British family in the Great War

Leonard was the last of the brothers to die after being wounded at the battle of Cambrai on November 1917

Portrait of an unknown British soldier taken prisoner by the Germans, April 1918. (© IWM Q 24045)

Portrait of an unknown British soldier taken prisoner by the Germans, April (© IWM Q - colourised by Doug

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