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Royal Marines landing at Ostend, 1914

Lantern slide, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1914.

The Marines of the Royal Naval Division landed at Ostend in Belgium on 27 August 1914. Sent to safeguard the town, they also protected a British seaplane base before re-embarking on 31 August for Dunkirk. Ostend was later evacuated and the Germans captured it on 15 October 1914.

From a box of 70 lantern slides.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1978-11-157-19-53


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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