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Started by: deadshot1
On: 05/03/2017 | 11:40
Replies: 182
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by: ianbeswick
on: 04/03/2019 | 14:16

Good afternoon @deadshot1   I've come across a photo of unknown German soilders from ww1  

 

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Life in the Bus Lane.
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by: deadshot1
on: 04/03/2019 | 19:46
@ianbeswick what a good image until I saw the body didn’t even see it at first
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by: ianbeswick
on: 18/03/2019 | 13:13

@deadshot1 

 

A machine gun crew from 1916

 

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Life in the Bus Lane.
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by: deadshot1
on: 18/03/2019 | 21:21
@ianbeswick great photo. The German soldiers helmet were good designs
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by: standardbearer
on: 18/03/2019 | 21:29 edited: 18/03/2019 | 21:30

@ianbeswick @deadshot1 

 

Do you think the body is German or are the live soldiers standing above a vehicle kill.

 

Great photos yes the German helmet does look good carried on into WW2

 

Fortune Favours The Brave S.P.Q.R
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by: ianbeswick
on: 23/03/2019 | 18:38

Good evening @deadshot1  this is my great grandad James Beswick born in 1871  

 

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This is a record of James enlighten in the the war in 1915

 

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This is a record of James discharge from the war of ill health

 

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James died in 1938 & is buried in Rochdale with his wife Sarah Ellen

Life in the Bus Lane.
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by: deadshot1
on: 23/03/2019 | 21:09
@ianbeswick oh wow that’s so interesting does it say what was wrong with him
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by: standardbearer
on: 23/03/2019 | 22:24

@ianbeswick 

Hope you dont mind me butting in but your Great Grandad has  resemblance to.Winston Churchill.

Fortune Favours The Brave S.P.Q.R
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by: evr301265
on: 24/03/2019 | 00:51
130 feet,,deadly,,, impressive but....!

This must have been "horrific...!
Such is war...!

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