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The Battle of Cambrai - men of the 11th Leicester Regiment, 6th Division with machine guns captured in the German 2nd Line trench at Ribecou...

Letters from hell soaked in blood and tears

The Battle of Cambrai - men of the Leicester Regiment, Division with machine guns captured in the German Line trench at Ribecourt

a soldier of the Leicester regiment

a soldier of the Leicester regiment

On 1st July 2016 commemorations begin nationally and regionally to remember the Battle of the Somme. This was one of the bloodiest battles of WW1 and it continued until November 1916. Over 2000 soldiers from the Leicester Regiment were killed and many more were injured.  Maplewell Hall School are working in partnership with Century of Stories to commemorate the fallen by creating a logo to be used throughout Leicestershire’s commemorations.

On 1st July 2016 commemorations begin nationally and regionally to remember the Battle of the Somme. This was one of the bloodiest battles of WW1 and it continued until November 1916. Over 2000 soldiers from the Leicester Regiment were killed and many more were injured. Maplewell Hall School are working in partnership with Century of Stories to commemorate the fallen by creating a logo to be used throughout Leicestershire’s commemorations.

MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 809) Men of the Leicester Regiment with wounded German prisoner. Note wire cutter attached to rifle; near Contalmaison, July 1916

Q Troops of the Leicestershire Regiment with wounded German prisoner near Contalmaison July Note wire cutter attached to rifle.

Always fashionable, always prepared, Queen Elizabeth of England commissions transparent umbrellas trimmed in fabric to match her apparel. Cool.

They loved Kate but it was the lady in cerise they REALLY came to see

Always fashionable, always prepared, Queen Elizabeth of England commissions transparent umbrellas trimmed in fabric to match her apparel.

https://flic.kr/p/aFYm4e | Nottingham High Pavement S-Transept War Memorial Detail Pitcher & Piano IMG_1566 adj | A detail of the Soldier in front of the Ruins of Ypres from the centre of the 1920 War Memorial Window by Clayton & Bell. The adjacent light has a sailor at Mons.  The tracery gives devices of local Notts, Derby and Leicester regiments and some battles eg Talavera   To the Glory of Go

Nottingham High Pavement S-Transept War Memorial Detail Pitcher & Piano adj

WW1 Soldiers of the Leicestershire Regiment.

Soldiers of the Leicestershire Regiment.

More Soldiers - Leicestershire Regiment Soldiers in the Great War WW1TIGERS at Brocton Camp

More Soldiers - Leicestershire Regiment Soldiers in the Great War at Brocton Camp

No 620 Squadron was formed at RAF Chedburgh on 17 June 1943 as a heavy bomber squadron equipped with the Short Stirling. It was a part of No.3 Group of RAF Bomber Command and carried out night bombing missions until November 1943 when it was transferred to No 38 Group RAF and moved to RAF Leicester East in preparation for airborne forces operations. By March 1944 the squadron had been moved to RAF Fairford to prepare for D-Day and completed many practice missions in Gloucestershire area such…

No 620 Squadron was formed at RAF Chedburgh on 17 June 1943 as a heavy bomber…

Leicester Yeomanry. 2nd Lieutenant at annual camp 1895  It's not french rev era, but I love the uniform (some inspiration!)

Lieutenant at annual camp 1895 It's not french rev era, but I love the uniform (some inspiration!

The soldiers, all drawn from the Coalville area, travelled to France with the Royal Leicestershire Regiment to support the depleted British Expeditionary Force

The soldiers, all drawn from the Coalville area, travelled to France with the Royal Leicestershire Regiment to support the depleted British Expeditionary Force

Embossed in the bottom right-hand corner is the following information: ‘C B Stanley / 11 Cedar Road / Leicester. The soldier–father’s military unit is certain, however, for not only does the badge on both sleeves proclaim his proficiency as a medical orderly, but his wife and son are both wearing the cap badge of the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC), with the rod of Aesculapius at its centre: she wears it as a sweetheart brooch at her throat, while the boy is sporting a larger badge on his…

Embossed in the bottom right-hand corner is the following information: ‘C B Stanley / 11 Cedar Road / Leicester. The soldier–father’s military unit is certain, however, for not only does the badge on both sleeves proclaim his proficiency as a medical orderly, but his wife and son are both wearing the cap badge of the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC), with the rod of Aesculapius at its centre: she wears it as a sweetheart brooch at her throat, while the boy is sporting a larger badge on his…

Soldiers of the Leicestershire Regiment in France in 1915, with their 1908 Web Equipment in Full Marching Order

Soldiers of the Leicestershire Regiment in France in with their 1908 Web Equipment in Full Marching Order

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