Vintage Photographs - Troops

Russian soldiers abandoning their lines in Galicia This section of the website contains archive photographs taken during, before and after the war.  Specifically this sub-section contains photos of servicemen and women.

Click here to read introductory notes relating to this section, including information on photograph sources.  Use the sidebar to the right to select other categories of photos available within this section.

The photos reproduced below are in thumbnail format - simply click a given photograph to view a larger copy within a separate window.

Available Pages - 1    2    3

vintage photoCossacks (NW) vintage photoGerman volunteers (NW)
vintage photoBritish marines disembarking at Ostend to a rousing reception (NW) vintage photoBavarian corps passing Hercules Fountain in Augsburg, Germany (NW)
vintage photoA Belgian sentry (NW) vintage photoIndian soldiers on their way to France (NW)
vintage photoBelgian recruits parade London streets (NW) vintage photoMaking friends with the Belgians (NW)
vintage photoDutch soldiers on their way to guard the frontier (NW) vintage photoEnglish Sportsmens' Battalion on the march (NW)
vintage photoU.S. members of the French Foreign Legion (NW) vintage photoCircassian troops in bivouac (NW)
vintage photoAn Egyptian camel corps on review (NW) vintage photoFrench standard bearer of the Turcos (NW)
vintage photoFrench soldier (NW) vintage photoAustralian troops taking a swim at Alexandria (NW)
vintage photoSerbian volunteers who had no rifles (NW) vintage photoRomanian troops (NW)
vintage photoHeliograph signallers with the Turkish Army (NW) vintage photoSerbian volunteers on roll call (NW)
vintage photoRomanian cavalry (NW) vintage photoRegiment from Tunis fighting for France in the Argonne (NW)
vintage photoCheerful French soldiers (NW) vintage photoU.S. members of the Foreign Legion waiting for a train near Rheims (NW)
vintage photoAn Indian soldier in France (NW) vintage photoFrench soldiers wearing steel helmets (NW)
vintage photoFrench poilus behind Verdun waiting to go into action (NW) vintage photoSouth African volunteers arriving at Cape Town (NW)
vintage photoCanadian motorcycle corps (NW) vintage photoSome of the men who fought the Germans in Africa (NW)
vintage photoFrench reserves on the way to the trenches (NW) vintage photoIndian soldiers on the way to the front lines in France (NW)
vintage photoBritish soldiers outside a cattle truck (MF) vintage photoBritish signallers (MF)
vintage photoBritish troops on parade (MF) vintage photoFrench Hindu troops (MF)
vintage photoBritish troops (MF) vintage photoBritish trooper posing (MF)
vintage photoHindus eating, 1914 (MF) vintage photoSouth African artillery embarking (NW)
vintage photoNew clothes for the fighting line (NW) vintage photoGerman infantryman leaving his billet for the Front (NW)
vintage photoGerman soldiers' farewell as they leave their billet (NW) vintage photoArrival of U.S. troops in Liverpool (HW)
vintage photoA Lancer from Bengal (GW) vintage photoMen of Strathcona's Horse (GW)
vintage photoA regiment of Indian Lancers preparing to charge (GW) vintage photoCaptain Francis Octavus Grenfell, V.C. (GW)
vintage photoJapanese infantry resting in the field (GW) vintage photoTroops from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa (GW)
vintage photoWounded French colonial troops returning to the Front (GW) vintage photoGerman Cavalry contingent in South-West Africa (GW)
vintage photoA Russian Cossack (GW) vintage photoCanadian troops' first Sunday in Britain (GW)
vintage photoSerbian soldier of 12 years old who fought in Belgrade (GW) vintage photoA group of loyalists during the South African revolt (GW)
vintage photoSyrian troops in the Sinai Peninsula (GW) vintage photoIndian forces unloading baggage at Alexandra Dock, Bombay (GW)
vintage photoIndian forces on the march in France (GW) vintage photoKing Albert reviewing the Belgian 75th Regiment (GW)
vintage photoGurkhas in campaigning kit (GW) vintage photoMen of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in training (GW)
vintage photoBelgian soldiers with their black helmets hidden in straw (GW) vintage photoKing George V inspecting the Honourable Artillery Company (GW)
vintage photoThe London Scottish at rollcall after fighting at Ypres, 31 Oct 1914 (GW) vintage photoIndian reinforcements who fought at Givenchy in December 1914 (GW)
vintage photoWinter kit among German troops (GW) vintage photoPart of the Sirhind Brigade which took part in fighting at Givenchy (GW)
vintage photoMembers of the Irregular Kurdish Cavalry fighting the Russians (GW) vintage photoGerman Colonial Horse in South-West Africa (GW)
vintage photoTurkish forces in campaigning kit (GW) vintage photoPrincess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (GW)
vintage photoGermany's colonial allies: native infantry in East Africa (GW) vintage photoBelgian volunteer Mlle Leroy, 15 years old (GW)
vintage photoFrench colonial reinforcements lining up with long bayonets fixed (GW) vintage photoBersaglieri on the march (GW)
vintage photoFrench troops in Egypt preparing to march past Sir Ian Hamilton (GW) vintage photoIndian forces on their way to the Front in Flanders (GW)
vintage photoMembers of the famed Foncorijski Regiment cheering King George V (GW) vintage photoFrench infantrymen in their new 'tricolour grey' uniform (GW)
vintage photoAlgerians on the Western Front (GW) vintage photoPrivate John Hamilton, V.C. (GW)
vintage photoBulgaria's Levies lined up for inspection (GW) vintage photoPrivate George Peachmont, V.C. (GW)
vintage photoThe first contingent of British troops for Serbia loading at Salonika (GW) vintage photoCaptain A. M. Read, V.C. (GW)
vintage photoLieutenant Kent receiving the Military Cross (GW) vintage photoHighlanders in the Balkans (GW)
vintage photoRussian troops mustering in Siberia (GW) vintage photoFrench soldiers being decorated for service in Champagne (GW)
vintage photoRussian Cavalry column on the road on the Eastern Front (GW) vintage photoIndian troops on the march (GW)
vintage photoCanadian 2nd Division troops marching past King George V (GW) vintage photoOfficers and men of the Northumberland Fusiliers, late March 1916 (GW)
vintage photoFrench Poilu wearing a steel helmet (GW) vintage photoBritish steel helmet (GW)
vintage photoIndian Horse Transport for the Tigris Force (GW) vintage photoIndian Cavalry regiment on the march in Mesopotamia (GW)
vintage photoAnzac troops being inspected by General Joffre on the Western Front (GW) vintage photoBritish 10th Mule Corps on parade at Basra (GWS)

Available Pages - 1    2    3

'Push' was slang signifying a large-scale attack upon enemy positions.

- Did you know?

Vintage Photos