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Your pictures: Somme soldiers

Machine Gun Corps

Alfred Cooke (2nd from the left, back row) served in the Machine Gun Corps. He survived the war and lived into his 70s. Photo: Roy Parker (grandson)

Andrew Charles Rusling, in uniform of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 1918

Andrew Charles Rusling, in uniform of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 1918. Married at the end of 1915 to his first wife, Eva, he went to France soon after. Photo: Peter A Rusling (son)

Private Arthur Frederick Whitrod of the 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers

Eugenie Brooks (great-niece): "Private Arthur Frederick Whitrod of the 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers was 21 when he was killed. He is remembered by our family with pride."

The last letter written to his children before Private Harold Fry was killed on 1 July 1916 at the Battle of the Somme: Photo: Glennis Starling (great-granddaughter)

Arthur Revell, 19, of the 6th Battalion, East Kent

Arthur Revell, 19, of the 6th Battalion, East Kent, just prior to "going over the top" in October 1916. He survived the war and lived until his 86th year. Photo: Chris Revell (grandson)

Charles McCormack of the Royal Flying Corps

Charles McCormack of the Royal Flying Corps died at the Somme on 13 May, 1916. Photo: Denise Balmer (great-niece)

Private Frank Elswood of the Royal Lancaster Regiment

Private Frank Elswood of the Royal Lancaster Regiment was killed on 1 July 1916 during an advance on a German trench position. Photo: Paul Reed (grandson)

Stanford Road War Hospital

Charles Arthur Hoare (middle left) in the Stanford Road War Hospital after receiving gunshot wounds to his cheek on the Somme in 1917. Photo: Bridget Fielding (granddaughter)

2nd Lieutenant John Fearnhead

Pam Hall: "2nd Lieutenant John Fearnhead, was killed at Guillemont on 13 August, 1916, aged 21. He was my grandmother's sweetheart."

John Kirkwood, a gunner in the Royal Field Artillery

John Kirkwood, a gunner in the Royal Field Artillery, joined up after being sent a white feather (implying he was a coward). He was killed at the Somme on 26 July, 1916. Photo: C Cooper

Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

Leonard Collier (back row, far left) fought with the Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry. Despite losing his leg, he survived the war and died in 1985, aged 97. Photo: Pat Barrow (grandchild)






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