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ANZAC Service, Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetary, Cannock Chase

Jim Preston, a Durham Light Infantry veteran of North-west Europe, Malaya and Korea places a wreath on behalf of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade at the annual ANZAC Service held at the Commonwealth War ...

ANZAC Soldiers at Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

ANZAC was the abbreviation for the Australian & New Zealand Army Corps and was formed early in the conflict of the Great War answering the British Empire's call to arms. The Expeditionary Force originally ...

ANZAC Soldiers at Brocton Military Camp,

Group of ANZAC (New Zealand) soldiers in the snow at Brocton Camp. The ANZACs were nicknamed 'The Dinks' on the camp as they were considered to be good, honest (dinkum) soldiers. Their mascot was ...

ANZAC Soldiers at Ingestre Hall,

Five soldiers from the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, and a dog, standing in the main entrance of Ingestre Hall. The brigade was one of the last regiments to leave Brocton Camp at the end of the First World ...

British and foreign prisoners in Germany during World War I

The prisoners include British, ANZAC, Russian and French soldiers. Seated on the left of the bench is Harry Stephens of Burton-on-Trent.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetary, Broadhurst Green, Cannock Chase

The majority of the graves belong to Servicemen from both sides of the conflict who died within the Cannock Chase Camps. The majority of the men were either German Prisoners of War or New Zealanders and ...

Freda's Grave, Cannock Chase

The grave marks the last resting place of Freda a Harlequin Great Dane dog who was the faithful mascot of the 5th Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade (NZRB). It stands close to the Coppice Hill car park ...

New Zealand Rifle Brigade at the Wolgarston Farm Ram Sale, Penkridge

This photograph was taken during the annual sale of Shropshire sheep at Wolgarston Farm, Penkridge. On the left there are several soldiers from the New Zealand Rifle Brigade. It was reported in the ...

New Zealand Rifle Brigade Parade, Stafford

At the end of the First World War, when the New Zealand Rifle Brigade left the military camps on Cannock Chase, they held a farewell parade through the streets of Stafford. The mayor, Joseph Rushton, ...

New Zealand Rifle Brigade Parade, Stafford

At the end of the First World War, when the New Zealand Rifle Brigade left the military camp on Cannock Chase, they held a farewell parade through the streets of Stafford. Here the mayor is presenting ...

New Zealand Rifle Brigade soldier, Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

A studio portrait of an unidentified NZRB soldier stationed at Brocton Camp, dated 11 September 1918 and sent to 'Greta'. Photographer: Joyce Studios, near the George, Guildford, Sutton-Veny and Worcester....

New Zealand Rifle Brigade soldier, Stafford area

A New Zealand Rifle Brigade soldier in a studio portrait with a donkey, a rider dressed as a jockey, and a civilian. This intriguing photograph may have been taken to advertise donkey rides which were ...

New Zealand Rifle Brigade soldiers

Three ANZAC (New Zealand) soldiers belonging to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade (NZRB) posing for a portrait. After fighting at the Somme and at the Messines Ridge, the NZRB were considered a valuable ...

New Zealand Rifle Brigade soldiers at Brocton Military Camp,

Group of ANZAC (New Zealand) soldiers belonging to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade (NZRB) in the snow at Brocton Camp. After fighting at the Somme and at the Messines Ridge, the NZRB were considered ...

NZRB Rifleman, Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

Rifleman L.M. Blyth, 4th Battalion New Zealand Rifle Brigade, stationed at Brocton Camp 1917 to 1918. Later on in World War I Lawrence Morris Blyth was promoted to Sergeant and later on in his military ...

NZRB soldier, Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

An unidentified New Zealand Rifle Brigade soldier, stationed at Brocton Camp. Postcard portrait photographed by Duncans, 15 Allenby Road, Hull and Camp View, Brocton, Staffordshire

NZRB soldiers, Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

Two good friends from the New Zealand Rifle Brigade pose for their studio photograph. One of them has written on the reverse: "My mate Jim Grey, an ugly old devil isn't he".

Training staff from the New Zealand Rifle Brigade at Brocton Camp

These ANZAC (New Zealand) soldiers belonging to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade (NZRB) were the Physical and Bayonet Training Staff attached to Brocton Camp. After fighting at the Somme and at the Messines ...

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