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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Colourising History

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

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

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

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).

'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

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.

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

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

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

WW1RaikesJF

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

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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…

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