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Doing his duty: A soldier of the Durham Light Infantry  sporting the ribbon of the Military Cross

Is one of these brave Tommies your ancestor?

Doing his duty: A soldier of the Durham Light Infantry sporting the ribbon of the Military Cross

For comparison: The smooth cotton  frock on the left was worn by Captain William Murray-Threipland 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards, Sudan 1898, South Africa 1899-1901. A stark contrast to the late war appearance of the officers serge (and kit) on the right. Threipland later became the first Commanding Officer of the Welsh Guards, upon their formation in 1915. (Photo: James Holt collection)

For comparison: The smooth cotton frock on the left was worn by Captain William…

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