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Scope and Contents A personal archive of a WWI military nurse stationed in Gibraltar and Malta during the Great War between 1913 - 1918. Captures a unique view of the fighting in the Mediterranean during such battles as the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 from the perspective of various nursing hospitals in Spain and Malta, but also includes images of soldiers in trenches. 2/3 of the photographs are accompanied by captions including locations, dates, and first or last names of individuals. Included is an image of...
Dates: 1911 - 1918
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs chronicling the voyages of the Armed Merchant Cruiser H.M.S. Digby while on loan to the British Navy during World War I. More a travelogue than a war journal, the photographs document how the ship sailed from the North Sea to Greece, through the Suez Canal, to Singapore and Hong Kong, British Columbia, down the California and Mexican coasts, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Most of the photos show stunning views from the deck of the ship looking out towards sea, of the...
Dates: 1914 - 1915
Dates: 1907 - 1919
Scope and Contents An album of tipped-in photographs compiled by an unidentified soldier--a member of the 3rd Home Counties Brigade, A Royal Field Artillery (Cinque Ports) division of Britain's Territorial Forces during WWI; the division's purpose was to relieve regular troops needed at the Front. The photos document the soldier's service in India and Mesopotania, showing a variety of both personal and professional experiences ranging from tourist-type acitivities, hunting excursions, and views of the brigade in...
Dates: 1914 - 1918