Category Archives: Soldiers

And Finally……Weird Scenes from the Carpathians

The Austro-Hungarians could be quite weird too. 

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My, What Big Hands You Have……

Continuing the theme, here’s some more weirdness from the other side.  The literal translation is ‘substitute women in the field’.  Form an orderly queue, boys.

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It’s All Very Odd……

I do hope you enjoyed the opportunity for a glimpse at the chaos behind the scenes here at theBigNote.  I refer to the post from earlier today that quite obviously was not intended to be published and, curiously, wasn’t actually … Continue reading

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The Men Who Came Home – A Memorial Part Nine – The Army Service Corps

Army Service Corps water supply post, sometime in 1916. 

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The Men Who Came Home – A Memorial Part Eight – The Labour Corps

Another of those Daily Mail postcards I showed you during the daily/weekly postcard series of 2020, here we see a British labour battalion in action. 

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The Men Who Came Home – A Memorial Part Seven – The Royal Army Medical Corps

R.A.M.C. doctors drawing rations. 

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The Men Who Came Home – A Memorial Part Six – The Royal Regiment of Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery in the Great War comprised three separate elements, and this post pays tribute to men from all three. 

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