♥ WW1 soldier's letter home. Said to be the source of inspiration for one of Wilfred Owen's famous poems, called The Sentry.

♥ WW1 soldier's letter home. Said to be the source of inspiration for one of Wilfred Owen's famous poems, called The Sentry.

bowlersandhighcollars:  Australian WW1 soldier, Reginald Gardiner. 1918.  The Daily Telegraph

bowlersandhighcollars: Australian WW1 soldier, Reginald Gardiner. 1918. The Daily Telegraph

A soldier of the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) arriving home on leave during the First World War.

A soldier of the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) arriving home on leave during the First World War.

BBC iWonder - How did 12 million letters reach WW1 soldiers each week?

How did 12 million letters reach WW1 soldiers each week?

BBC iWonder - How did 12 million letters reach WW1 soldiers each week?

Left Untouched For Nearly 100 Years, This Soldier's Room Is Frozen In Time. - Dusty Old Thing

Left Untouched For Nearly 100 Years, This Soldier's Room Is Frozen In Time. - Dusty Old Thing

WW1 French Soldiers on hill 304, Verdun, 1915 / I'm interested in learning a lot more about the Battle of Verdun.

WW1 French Soldiers on hill 304, Verdun, 1915 / I'm interested in learning a lot more about the Battle of Verdun.

BBC - How did 12 million letters reach WW1 soldiers each week?

How did 12 million letters reach WW1 soldiers each week?

BBC - How did 12 million letters reach WW1 soldiers each week?

The Thousand Yard Stare... Portrait of a Austrian Lance Corporal c.1918 wearing a Stahlhelm helmet - WW1 soldier

The Thousand Yard Stare... Portrait of a Austrian Lance Corporal c.1918 wearing a Stahlhelm helmet - WW1 soldier

Soldier and Horse wearing a gas mask during the Battle of Verdun, 1916 (b/w photo) by French Photographer / Private Collection

Soldier and Horse wearing a gas mask during the Battle of Verdun, 1916 (b/w photo) by French Photographer / Private Collection

BBC News - WW1 soldier diaries placed online by National Archives

WW1 soldier diaries placed online by National Archives

BBC News - WW1 soldier diaries placed online by National Archives

WW1 soldiers in trenches. http://www.dazeddigital.com/fashion/article/16094/1/christopher-raeburn-on-camouflage

Christopher Raeburn on camouflage

WW1 soldiers in trenches. http://www.dazeddigital.com/fashion/article/16094/1/christopher-raeburn-on-camouflage

The uniform worn by a British WW1 Soldier on the first day of the Somme offensive.

The uniform worn by a British WW1 Soldier on the first day of the Somme offensive.

Melting glaciers in northern Italy reveal corpses of WW1 soldiers || The glaciers of the Italian Alps are slowly melting to reveal horrors from the Great War, preserved for nearly a century

Melting glaciers in northern Italy reveal corpses of WW1 soldiers

Melting glaciers in northern Italy reveal corpses of WW1 soldiers || The glaciers of the Italian Alps are slowly melting to reveal horrors from the Great War, preserved for nearly a century

FAMILIES TELL STORIES OF FALLEN WW1 SOLDIERS Nelly Ayres received a telegram from the British Army in October 1917 telling her that her husband Arthur had been made 'non-effective by death'.

William and Kate visit Commonwealth War Graves

FAMILIES TELL STORIES OF FALLEN WW1 SOLDIERS Nelly Ayres received a telegram from the British Army in October 1917 telling her that her husband Arthur had been made 'non-effective by death'.

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