Men of 'C' company in No 8 trench, Messines Hill 60, Flanders

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Date:1915

Description:This picture, and others like it, help to document life on the Western Front for the 1/6th South Staffords in the early days of the War. By the end of 1915, censorship had been introduced so that photographic records of this nature were no longer made.


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1870s
Officers group at Whittington Barracks, nr Lichfield
Officers group at Whittington Barracks, nr Lichfield

1890s
1st North Staffords pictured in Malta
1st North Staffords pictured in Malta

Malta was a British colony from 1814 until it was granted independence in 1964. ...

1910s
Lance Corporal 'Bill' Coltman VC, pictured  with other members of the 1/6th Battalion, North Staffords
Lance Corporal 'Bill' Coltman VC, pictured with other members of the 1/6th Battalion, North Staffords

Lance Corporal Coltman, VC is pictured here on the right with CSM Garnham MM (left) ...

1930s
Having breakfast in Palestine
Having breakfast in Palestine

Through its history the Staffordshire Regiment has been involved in many campaigns ...

1950s
1st South Staffords embussing at Nicosia
1st South Staffords embussing at Nicosia

The South Staffords in this picture were just starting a difficult posting in Cyprus. ...

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