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

No.9 Platoon, 7th Batallion Somerset Light Infantry. The 'x' indicates Private Bryer, his true age was 15 which was only discovered after he had been in France for a few weeks. He was sent home but attached himself to the draft for the 8th Bn. and was then wounded at Loos.

No.9 Platoon, 7th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry.
The ‘x’ indicates Private Bryer, his true age was 15 which was only discovered after he had been in France for a few weeks. He was sent home but attached himself to the draft for the 8th Battalion and was then wounded at Loos.

 

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One thought on “Picture of the Week: Images from Somerset during the First World War

  1. Is there a date for this photograph as I believe my Great Uncle FGHarris is in the third row left hand end? He was killed in 1917 and is buried in the War Graves in France.

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