Troopers of the Australian Battalion in their trenches during the Battle of Fromelles, 19 July, Formed in the middle of February 1916 and assigned to the Brigade, Division and moved to France in June of that year.
MESSINES RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY was made after the Armistice when graves were brought in from the battlefield around Messines & small burial grounds. The dates of death of those buried range from 10/1914-10/1918, the majority died fighting in 1917. 1534 WWI Commonwealth servicemen buried or commemorated here. 957 are unidentified, special memorials commemorate casualties known or believed to be buried among them, or buried in other cemeteries where their graves were destroyed by shell fire.
Crianças francesas em meio aos escombros de Rheims -1917.
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Members of a Royal Garrison Artillery of the British Army carry duck-boards across the frozen Somme canal at Frise, March 1917 photo by Lt. J W Brooke/IWM/Getty Images. 2014 photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images