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Leicestershire's #WWI

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Century old glass plate photographs depicting men and women on the Leicestershire home front during 1914-1918, featuring military parades, notable personalities such as Lords Kitchener and Baden-Powell, industrial and munitions work, and care of the returning wounded at the 5th Northern General Hospital.

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Women loading shells onto track car in Coalville, February 1919 Glass plate negative Lest We Forget, General Hospital, Wwi, The Locals, Shells, February, Castle, Track

5th Northern General Hospital: New Ward Interior

ABBEY - CASTLE STREET (CDV) Strongroom Stack 24 Base Hospital "New ward interior" - with rows of beds and patients Leicester 1/4 Glass plate negative 28/06/1915 GP2899 Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office The 5th Northern General Hospital was based in what is now known as the Fielding Johnson Building of Leicester University. The building was originally an asylum, though it ceased operation in 1908. In 1914 it was designated a medical base for the Territorial Forces…

Arrival of wounded at the Northern Hospital, Leicester, 1916 Glass plate negative Baden Powell, General Hospital, Wwi, The Locals, The Row, Fields, Past, History, Historia

5th Northern General Hospital: Hospital Ward

ABBEY - CASTLE STREET (CDV) Strongroom Stack 24 Base Hospital Male and female medical staff in large ward; patients lying on rows of beds Leicester 1/4 Glass plate negative GP2895 Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office The 5th Northern General Hospital was based in what is now known as the Fielding Johnson Building of Leicester University. The building was originally an asylum, though it ceased operation in 1908. In 1914 it was designated a medical base for the…

Return of the First Leicestershires May 1919 Glass plate negative Baden Powell, Outdoor Steps, General Hospital, Wwi, Belgium, Castle, Plate, Dishes, Plates

Child Refugees From Belgium, WW1

ABBEY - CASTLE STREET (CDV) Strongroom Stack 24 Base Hospital Large group portrait on outdoor steps and walkway; including clergyman Leicester 1/4 Glass plate negative 1914-18 Lumbers 126.1962 GP2888 Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office During World War 1 Germany invaded Belgium in order to pass through the country and reach Paris. The resulting atrocities caused many Belgians to flee their home country, and around 200,000 refugees arrived in Britain. Many were looked…

Northern General Hospital: Arrival Of 'Hospital Train' Baden Powell, June 22, General Hospital, Wwi, Lord, Plate, Train, Memories

5th Northern General Hospital: Arrival Of 'Hospital Train'

ABBEY - CASTLE STREET (CDV) Strongroom Stack 24 Base Hospital "Arrival of Hospital train" - and unloading wounded Leicester 1/4 Glass plate negative 1914-18 Lumbers 126.1962 GP2881 Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office The 5th Northern General Hospital was based in what is now known as the Fielding Johnson Building of Leicester University. The building was originally an asylum, though it ceased operation in 1908. In 1914 it was designated a medical base for the…

Leicestershire infantrymen parading by the rail station Glass plate negative Ww1 Soldiers, Wwi, Baden Powell, Station 1, General Hospital, Plate, Military, Dishes, Plates

WW1 Soldiers Assembled In Queens Park

Large gathering of soldiers in Queen's Park, Loughborough, with rifles. 1/2 Glass plate negative GP2623 Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

Nurse lighting cigarette for wounded veteran Glass plate negative Baden Powell, General Hospital, Wwi, Plate, The Unit, Lighting, Dishes, Plates, Lights

Soldiers Marching Through Loughborough

A unit of soldiers marching through the centre of Loughborough. Undated but WWI era. The soldiers are marching north along the Cattle Market, towards market place. The junction of Granby Street can just be seen on the right, behind the tall building. See also GP2620. 1/2 Glass plate negative GP2621 Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

Military Wwi 1914 Troops by the magazine gate Line of soldiers in the rain with rifles/bayonettes moving through crowd in square (alt view) Glass plate negative 1914 Lumbers Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office Soldier In The Rain, Baden Powell, General Hospital, Wwi, Ancestry, Troops, Gate, Military, English

Troops by the magazine gate

Mil11 Military Wwi 1914 Troops by the magazine gate Line of soldiers in the rain with rifles/bayonettes moving through crowd in square (alt view) 1/4 Glass plate negative 1914 Lumbers 126.1962 GP568 Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

Mil 106 Military WWI 1914 Recruits signing up at magazine barracks building Glass plate negative Lumbers Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office General Hospital, Wwi, Ancestry, Plate, English, Magazine, Building, Dishes, Plates

Recruits signing up at magazine barracks building

Mil 106 Military WWI 1914 Recruits signing up at magazine barracks building 1/4 Glass plate negative 1914-18 Lumbers 126.1962 GP550 Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

Military WWI 1914 The Duke of Rutland inspecting recruits in Victoria Park - Lumbers collection Duke of Rutland shaking hands with recruits in Victoria Park Glass plate negative Lumbers Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office Baden Powell, General Hospital, Wwi, Duke, Plate, Victoria, Military, Dishes, Plates

The Duke of Rutland inspecting recruits in Victoria Park

Military WWI 1914 The Duke of Rutland inspecting recruits in Victoria Park - Lumbers collection Duke of Rutland shaking hands with recruits in Victoria Park 1/4 Glass plate negative 1914-18 Lumbers 126.1962 GP534 Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

Military WWI 1914 Reserve soldiers with bags and rifles, leaving magazine barracks Glass plate negative 1914 Lumbers Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office Baden Powell, Rifles, Wwi, Soldiers, Plate, Magazine, Bags, Handbags, Dishes

Reserve soldiers with bags and rifles, leaving magazine barracks

Mil17 Military WWI 1914 Reserve soldiers with bags and rifles, leaving magazine barracks 1/4 Glass plate negative 1914 Lumbers 126.1962 GP571 Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

First World War - Women Workers of Loughborough: Women marching in line at recruiting fair for Instructional Factory and Technical Institute: Women's Day 1917 ; What Is Today, Lest We Forget, Woman Standing, Leicester, Wwi, Ladies Day, Foxes, First World, Old Things

Social - WWI Women Workers of Loughborough

Social - WWI Women Workers of Loughborough Women standing in semicircle and holding banner; Instructional Factory and Technical Inst., Women's Day 1917 1/4 Glass plate negative 126.1962 GP987 Negatives Collection, Leicester Record Office

Christmas at the Northern Hospital, 1918 Glass plate negative General Hospital, Sitting Area, Wwi, Forget, Plate, Christmas, Design, Home Decor, Navidad

5th Northern General Hospital: Billiard Hall

ABBEY - CASTLE STREET (CDV) Strongroom Stack 24 Base Hospital "Billiard Hall" - Several patients etc gathered in large sitting area with billiard tables Leicester 1/4 Glass plate negative 1914-18 Lumbers 126.1962 GP2878 Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office The 5th Northern General Hospital was based in what is now known as the Fielding Johnson Building of Leicester University. The building was originally an asylum, though it ceased operation in 1908. In 1914 it was…

"LEICESTER - MILL LANE Strongroom Stack 25 Leicester 2 men in uniform working at carpenters table, indoors Glass plate negative Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office Baden Powell, Men In Uniform, General Hospital, Sailors, Leicester, Wwi, Plate, Dishes, Plates

Leicester in WWI - Carpenters table

"LEICESTER 1914-1918" - MILL LANE Strongroom Stack 25 Leicester 1914-1918 2 men in uniform working at carpenters table, indoors 1/4 Glass plate negative GP4447 Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office