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Les brigades Russes en France, the Russian Legion in France.

Les brigades Russes en France, the Russian Legion in France.

Infantrymen of The Highland Light Infantry of Canada cooking a meal aboard LCI(L) 306 of the 2nd Canadian (262nd RN) Flotilla en route to France on D-Day, 6 June 1944. #vintage #WW2 #1940s #Canada #soldiers

Infantrymen of The Highland Light Infantry of Canada cooking a meal aboard LCI(L) 306 of the 2nd Canadian (262nd RN) Flotilla en route to France on D-Day, 6 June 1944. #vintage #WW2 #1940s #Canada #soldiers

Major J. M. Figott and members of his company of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry kneeling at the graves of Canadian soldiers killed at Dieppe on 19 August 1942. Dieppe, France, 1 September 1944. #vintage #WW2 #1940s #soldiers

Major J. M. Figott and members of his company of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry kneeling at the graves of Canadian soldiers killed at Dieppe on 19 August 1942. Dieppe, France, 1 September 1944. #vintage #WW2 #1940s #soldiers

World War I - Royal Scots Greys, was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

World War I - Royal Scots Greys, was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

Capt. Geoffrey Grenside Bowen MC MID (8.8.1895|2.9.1918) 'B' Coy, 2nd Bn Lancashire Fusiliers. Educated St. Cyprian's Prep & Charterhouse {1909/13} Landed in France September 1914. Wounded 2x. KIA Eterpigny 2.9.1918 aged 23. Buried Windmill British Cemetery, Monchy-le-Preux. Grave Ref: II. D.18. Son of Mr. J. C. G. and Mrs. W. M. Bowen, of Durmast Cottage, Burley, Brockenhurst, Hants.

Capt. Geoffrey Grenside Bowen MC MID (8.8.1895|2.9.1918) 'B' Coy, 2nd Bn Lancashire Fusiliers. Educated St. Cyprian's Prep & Charterhouse {1909/13} Landed in France September 1914. Wounded 2x. KIA Eterpigny 2.9.1918 aged 23. Buried Windmill British Cemetery, Monchy-le-Preux. Grave Ref: II. D.18. Son of Mr. J. C. G. and Mrs. W. M. Bowen, of Durmast Cottage, Burley, Brockenhurst, Hants.

R.A.F. Squadron’s fox mascot, France. || The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

R.A.F. Squadron’s fox mascot, France. || The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

No.4406 - South Australian Private William Edward Harold Cullen, 27th Infrantry, son of William Edward and Lily Cullen of Coromandel Valley. Enlisted January 1916 he died in France 12 August 1918 of multiple gun shot wounds received in battle. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France. B46130_27

No.4406 - South Australian Private William Edward Harold Cullen, 27th Infrantry, son of William Edward and Lily Cullen of Coromandel Valley. Enlisted January 1916 he died in France 12 August 1918 of multiple gun shot wounds received in battle. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France. B46130_27

Rose bud    	 EPH 3232    	 Verdun came to symbolise the Allied war effort. In November 1920, HMS Verdun, a Royal Navy destroyer named in honour of the battle, carried the Unknown Warrior from France in a unique and highly symbolic duty. This rose bud had been part of the wreath that lay atop the coffin, but it became detached and was given as a remembrance gift to a young boy whose father was killed in action in 1914.

Rose bud EPH 3232 Verdun came to symbolise the Allied war effort. In November 1920, HMS Verdun, a Royal Navy destroyer named in honour of the battle, carried the Unknown Warrior from France in a unique and highly symbolic duty. This rose bud had been part of the wreath that lay atop the coffin, but it became detached and was given as a remembrance gift to a young boy whose father was killed in action in 1914.

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