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May 11, 2017

Welcome to the section of our website dedicated to photos on East Sussex and the First World War. The images listed in this section are drawn from the catalogue of The Keep archives. Within those archives, every document and image is given a selection of ‘tags’ which explain either their content or their time period. Images within […]

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Photograph of men of the 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

AMS6490/6 · East Sussex Record Office · 1912

Digging a trench in a park, supervised by an elderly captain; sent by H[arry] K[ingswell] to his niece M[arjorie] Hodge, Hatshall House, Bickley [recte Hatshill House, Bickleigh, Plymouth], Devon, ...

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Letters sent to Nellie Parsons (née Petty)

AMS6959/1/4 · East Sussex Record Office · 1918

88 letters which include references to: his attitude towards being stationed at Salonika, 'I don't think any of us are particularly anxious to go back now [to France], we've come to the conclusion ...

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PRATT, Sapper Charles Henry, Royal Engrs (trench Fever)

OBIT/1/81/670 · East Sussex Record Office · 2 Nov 1917

Age: 33 Place: Uckfield Reports in the Sussex Express: death 2.11.1917 p.8, funeral 9.11.1917 p.3

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HODGES, Private E H, Trench Mortar Batt. (in action)

OBIT/1/81/665 · East Sussex Record Office · 2 Nov 1917

Age: Place: Wadhurst Reports in the Sussex Express: death 2.11.1917 p.8

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Photograph a soldier using radio transmission equipment lying in a grassy trench

LIA/18/2/12 · East Sussex Record Office · 1914-1918

caption on back reads 'Hyams Rye' Scans: LIA_18_2_12.tif

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Photograph soldier crouched in a grassy trench with radio transmission equipment

LIA/18/2/6 · East Sussex Record Office · 1914-1918

caption on back reads 'Rye' Scans: LIA_18_2_6.tif

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First World War German post cards [there is no known provenance for these items]

ACC8308/40 · East Sussex Record Office · 1914-1918

40/1 Anti-aircraft gun (numbered 9) 40/2 Captured French armoured car (numbered 24) 40/3 Unknown battlefield strewn with corpses of British soldiers (numbered 25) 40/4 German front line at St Quent...

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A postcard showing a group of First World War soldiers

ACC11091/5/1/27/1 · East Sussex Record Office

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A postcard showing a group of First World War soldiers

ACC11091/5/1/27/2 · East Sussex Record Office

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Photograph of Albert Padgham in First World War

ACC8886/12/1 · East Sussex Record Office

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