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Robbie Burns 7th Bn. The Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders

Fought at Loos September 1915. Wounded on the Somme Battlefield in December 1916. He kept a diary during the war but didn't look at it until the 1990s

Great War Portraits Photo Exhibition Video

For those who couldn't make the first 'Great War Portraits' Photo Exhibition here's a 90 sec video of the 40 photos.

GWP Photo Exhibition

Great War Portraits - Photographic Exhibition Tour

8pm Wednesday 26th March 2014 - Potten End Village Hall, Hertfordshire, HP4 2QG. A Photographic Exhibition based on my photographs of Great War veterans. Touring during the First World War Centenary.

Lt C. H. Eyre - King's Royal Rifle Corps

Lieutenant Eyre was an all round sportsman at Harrow and a  blue in Cricket at Cambridge. He went to France in December 1914. He was killed leading his company at Loos on September 25th 1915.

2nd Lt D. H. Johnstone - Herts Regt.

Lt Johnstone was an accomplished musican. He was one of the first violins in the Royal Amateur Orchestral Society, and was also a brilliant pianist.

2nd Lt G Cowie - Royal Flying Corps

2nd Lt George Cowie - Royal Flying Corps. During an engagement with a large enemy formation, he fell from a great height as a result of a collision, within the German lines.

2nd Lt G Cowie - Royal Flying Corps

L/Cpl R. C. B. Cooper 7th Bn Lincoln Regt

Lance-Corporal Robert Cecil Bernard Cooper 5th Lincoln Regiment. Wounded near Albert in September 1918 and died of his wounds later that month. He was only 18 1/2 years old.

Lt. H. J. M. Edgar 'Drake Bn.' R.N.D.

Harold John Martin Edgar - 'Drake Battalion' Royal Naval Division. Second son of John Edgar of Birkenhead, was Killed in Action near Cape Helles, Gallipoli, on May 10, 1915.

Lt A. H. Herbertson - K.R.R.C .

Lt Andrew Hunter Herbertson - K.R.R.C. Wounded in October 1915; then he took up the duty of training of recruits, returned to the front as Acting Captain in the spring 1917. He was killed on night patrol, near Chérisy, about 4 miles from Courtrai, 18th May 1917.

Lt A. H. Herbertson - K.R.R.C .

Capt. W.A.P. Durie - 58th Battalion C.E.F.

Capt. William Arthur Peel Durie - 'A' Coy., 58th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force. Killed in Action 29th December 1917, at St. Emile near Lens; buried in St Pierre.

Capt. W.A.P. Durie - 58th Battalion C.E.F.

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