STORIES SEEN THROUGH A GLASS PLATE

H08144 — National Reserves & Col. Dewe, 1915

Box 62

MAP   LIST

Image 2: H08144 — National Reserves & Col. Dewe, 1915
Image 3:  H08144 — National Reserves & Col. Dewe, 1915 — detail
Image 4: H07258 — Col. Dewe, Group of 3, 10th December 1914

 

National Reservists, seen here in Lewes led by Colonel Dewe, were trained by the regular army and could be called up to fight in an emergency. These men have uniforms, but some reservists had to make do with a red armband with the letters NR.

 

‘The boys who never came back’

 On Remembrance Sunday, Sebastian Faulks, author of Birdsong, pays tribute to a lost generation

Sunday Times article 13th November 2016