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‘Truce’ football friendlies and poppy fields could mark WW1 centenary

Poppies for Remembrance Day

Camel Corps: If only the World War I Camel Corps hadn’t been disbanded in 1919… Think of the fun they’d add to the Remembrance Sunday parade. In its short history, the Camel Corps fought in many key battles, all of which are listed on this monument, erected in 1921 and sculpted by veteran of the brigade Major Cecil Brown. The closest you can get to viewing their exploits these days is watching David Lean’s ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. Embankment Gardens, WC1.

A rare surviving WWI memorial film, featuring poignant images of men killed or injured serving in the armed forces.

Lanarkshire War Memorial -The Scottish War Memorials site suggests this might be the main First World War Memorial for Wishaw (of which Newmains is sometimes administratively a part) and its surrounding villages.

Artists Rifles war memorial. Burlington House (Royal Academy). The regimental cap badge of Mars and Minerva - To the Glorious Memory of the 2003 Members of The Artists Rifles who died in The Great War and to later casualties.

A picture of a tank on the battlefield. Tanks helped limit the use of trench warfare because of its ability to roll over barbed wire and its metal body protected against bullets. By the end of the war it appears Germany only manufactured 20, while the French produced close to 5,000!