Picture of the Week: Images from Somerset during the First World War

 Portrait of an Unknown Somerset Light Infantry Soldier, Ambala 1915


Portrait of an Unknown Somerset Light Infantry Soldier, Ambala 1915

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4 thoughts on “Picture of the Week: Images from Somerset during the First World War

  1. Highly likely a pre-war regular member of the 2nd Bn, Somerset Light Infantry who spent the war in India and later took part in the Third Afghan War. One of six regular infantry battalions kept in the subcontinent throughout the war to maintain imperial rule.

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