Monday, April 29, 2013


This group of German soldiers are relaxing with some nine pin bowling. They are possible members of a Landstrum Battalion.

Austrailian in Cardiff

On his left arm appears to be a patch for the 3rd Division. Embossed at the bottom, "Louis Thomas Cardiff".

Thursday, April 25, 2013

New Zealand Nurses

Seven nurses showing their patriotism in Auckland City, New Zealand. The photo is embossed in the lower right corner, "Talma Studio, Onehunga".

Monday, April 22, 2013

A Basket of Rabbits

Two German officers posing with a herd of rabbits. Both soldiers have won the Iron Cross.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

9. Württembergisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 127

Six from the 9. Württembergisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 127. These men from the Kingdom of Württemberg would have spent time of the Western Front.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Family Photo

Mother and father with their two sons.  The woman on the right does not have a wedding ring so I am guessing the wife is on the left. Perhaps the grandparents in the window above. The youngest son has on the uniform of a Saxon hussars.

Friday, April 12, 2013

US Infantry

The collar insignia is a bit blurry but I think he was in the 2nd Regiment, Company B.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Trench walls

A German card with a view of a trench. Three different retaining walls can be seen here showing sand bags, wicker and plank construction.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

Dated on the back 10/22/15 this soldier is a member of Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). The T on his shoulder strap puts him in the Territorial Forces. Wearing shorts in October might place him in the 1/7th Battalion which was in Egypt and Gallipoli at the time.

Monday, April 1, 2013

4.7 Inch Tractor Battery

The tractor is a Holt 75 hp agricultural tractor. The 4.7 inch gun is a M1906. The US Army had just 60 of these guns in service when they entered the war.