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Patrick Mulhall, Bridewell Lane

Patrick Mulhall Royal Dublin Fusiliers – Formerly of Bridewell lane, Veteran of the Great War 1914-1918. He was wounded at Achibaba, Gallipoli and sent home to Ireland. 20 more words

British Army

John Ward, 15 years old in World War 1.

John Ward of Carlow , at the age of 15 joined the Royal Irish Rifles. He was wounded in the left leg during the 2nd battle of Ypres and during treatment for his wound his age was discovered he was sent home , John joined the Royal Artillary at the age of 16 where he would see action in France. 8 more words

British Army

SGT. Major William Buchanan

SGT. Major William Buchanan (Little Barrack St.) – He was awarded the military medal in the battle of the Somme 1916, for conduct above and beyond the call of duty ,when he went into no mans land under heavy shelling and machine gun fire to bring back wounded comrades until he himself was wounded. 67 more words

British Army

British WW1 Old Contemptible 1914

A pencil sketch and painting of the Grenadier Guards in 1914. The reference came from Laurent Mirouze excellent book of photographs reproducing uniforms of WW1. 8 more words


French Infantry (Poilu) 1916

French infantry charging – copied from the great Joe Colquoun Charleys War comic book/graphic novel (Blues story episode). Drawn in pencil and then scanned, filtered and colours in photoshop as usual.



Indian soldier charging (taken from a photo of Indian soldiers in bayonet practise). Drawn in pencil (HB and B) and then scanned. Coloured in Photoshop and also filtered to look black and white /noir comic style