Gallery of Pictures

   

Field Marshall Sir John French This is a picture of Field Marshall Sir John French who was involved as commander of the British Army on the Western Front from 1914 - 1915. He was not a great success ......more

   

Captain Walter Elliot This is a picture of Captain Walter Elliot who is the only Lord Cornet to have been an M.P. as well. He was Lord Cornet in 1919. He belonged to the Elliot family who were at ......more

   

This card is some young men in a camp. Unfortunately no location is given but it was posted in Lanark on June 13th 1905. Probably all these young men saw action in World War 1.

   

Seaforth Highlander This picture shows a Seaforth Highlander and his young family. One just wonders whether this man got back to his family.

   

This man looks the business. Here is a man with his riding crop. Do not think that it is a sergeant - he does not have stripes and the swagger stick is normally a great deal smaller.

   

This man looks like and officer with his Lee Enfield Cavalry Carbine in a gun case behind him. Note his does not have a sword! The Lee Enfield has an amazing degree of accuracy. It is however heavy ......more

   

These are a selection of typical cards sent by the sweet hearts and by the soldiers themselves to their loved ones.

   

These are a selection of typical cards sent by the sweet hearts and by the soldiers themselves to their loved ones.

   

These are a selection of typical cards sent by the sweet hearts and by the soldiers themselves to their loved ones.

   

This is an unusual card. I don not have such a card for Clydesdale but at least it shows that William Eaglesham Dunn of Stonehouse thought it worthwhile to remember some of the young men who had given their lives for King and Country.

   

This is a picture of two members of the Lanarkshire Yeomanry. They are Private Andrew Thomson and Private Adam Lochrone. Does anybody know anything about these men?

   

This shows a mixture of men. Four of them are members of the Lanarkshire Yeomanry and the Officer is of the Highland Light Infantry. The Highland Light Infantry recruited many men from Lanark.

   

The Scotch Band This is a card which typifies a Scottish Regiment taking up position led by a pipe band. Also note the khaki kilts, my Uncle Jimmy Fraser wore one such kilt. He was in the Aberdeen University ......more

   

The Evening Drink This is the Lanarkshire Yeomanry watering their horses near their camp at Douglas West. Date 1905-10.

   

Looking at this card, these guys ended up doing the cleaning out of the temporary stables.

   

Stack Yard This is a picture of a farm called Gateside Farm near Douglas. It was farms like this that many horses were drafted throughout Clydesdale for military use.


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