'The Glos. Regt 1915, Private'
Watercolour from 'Dress & Equipment of the Gloucestershire Regiment. 28th North Glos. 61st South Glos. 1694-1915', a volume of 37 single figure studies in watercolour, unsigned, possibly by F Stansell, 1915 (c).
During the First World War (1914-1918), 16 battalions of The Gloucestershire Regiment saw active service on the Western Front, Italy, Gallipoli, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia and Salonika, losing around 8,000 men killed and winning 72 different battle honours. Another five battalions served on home stations during the conflict, undertaking guard duties and providing drafts for units overseas.
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National Army Museum, London
National Army Museum, Study collection