in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent County, England United Kingdom
AncientFaces The Liverpool Scottish unit marching in a church parade at Royal Tunbridge Wells in Kent County, England in 1914. Liverpool Scottish is a unit of the British Army that was formed in 1900. They were the first battalion to arrive in France shortly around the time this picture was taken. Approximately 1 out of 10 soldiers of the Scottish regiment died during World War 1.
Jul 09, 2014 · Reply
Jeanette Trumeau My grandfather's unit served next to an Irish unit that wore kilts in all weather. He said they were the toughest soldiers he knew during that war.
Helen A. Johns Linker Was it the "Scots Greys " that were called the "Ladies From Hell"? I believe a German gave them the moniker?
Alan Fraser My uncle Reynold Fraser (1892-1971) is first on right behind the sergeant major. He was wounded in France in June 1915, and sent back to England to recover. He then spent time in Norfolk building invasion defences before being sent back to France to serve with an anti-aircraft searchlight company.
Jul 11, 2014 · Reply
Suzy Jamieson Lallemant Sammie Jamieson we believe he was in the Lancaster hussars , is that this?