#WW1ColourisedPhotos .... Troops of the 1st Battalion, The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) in a front line post near Ypres, April 1915. 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment was based in Dublin with 13th Brigade, 5th Division when war was declared in August 1914. They proceeded to France landing at Le Havre on the 15th of August 1914. They were in action in The Battle of Mons and the subsequent retreat, The Battle of Le Cateau, The Battle of the Marne, The Battle of the Aisne,...
Men of the 1st Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment, 4th Infantry Division enjoy a tot of rum in a section of trench named 'Pudding Lane', near Roubaix, a commune in the Nord department in northern France. 3rd of April 1940.
Guerre 14-18 : l'autochrome donne des couleurs à la Grande Guerre
Le 370ème d'infanterie à l'heure de la soupe, quelque part dans l'Aisne. Autochrome de Fernand Cuville (1917)
An 'Ole Bill Bus' (an LGOC B-43 type bus) taking part in the Lord Mayors Show parade in London. Thes buses were used during the First World War by the British Army to transport troops to the front, as mobile command posts and general service and eventually to take many of them home from the front once the war had ended - 11 November 1935
U.S. soldiers in liberated Paris at a sidewalk table at the Cafe George V (August 1944). Note their helmets, and that they are armed with service weapons.
A populous Irish village, Gweedore, County Donegal. Source: Lawrence Collection, National Library of Ireland.