Gallery of Pictures

   

This is a photograph taken in Lanark before April 4th 1915. The card was sent to Thomas Edgar Junior at Glencaple in Dumfriesshire. I imagine that this man came from that area though he was serving in ......more

   

This is an interesting Lanarkshire Yeomanry card. I wonder if the young man with the stick had been wounded. I am about 99% sure that this is the case. Date unknown but looking at the design of the back of the card, it could be just post war.

   

Here is another trooper in front of the wooden auction ring at the old Auction Market. It was supposed to be put up again with the creation of the Lanark Retail Park. This was never done.

   

This photo and others were taken prior to some of the Yeomanry going to Gallipoli in 1915.

   

Field Marshall Sir John French This is a picture of Field Marshall Sir John French who was involved as commander of the British Army on the Western Front from 1914 - 1915. He was not a great success ......more

   

Captain Walter Elliot This is a picture of Captain Walter Elliot who is the only Lord Cornet to have been an M.P. as well. He was Lord Cornet in 1919. He belonged to the Elliot family who were at ......more

   

This card is some young men in a camp. Unfortunately no location is given but it was posted in Lanark on June 13th 1905. Probably all these young men saw action in World War 1.

   

Seaforth Highlander This picture shows a Seaforth Highlander and his young family. One just wonders whether this man got back to his family.

   

This man looks the business. Here is a man with his riding crop. Do not think that it is a sergeant - he does not have stripes and the swagger stick is normally a great deal smaller.

   

This man looks like and officer with his Lee Enfield Cavalry Carbine in a gun case behind him. Note his does not have a sword! The Lee Enfield has an amazing degree of accuracy. It is however heavy ......more

   

These are a selection of typical cards sent by the sweet hearts and by the soldiers themselves to their loved ones.

   

These are a selection of typical cards sent by the sweet hearts and by the soldiers themselves to their loved ones.

   

These are a selection of typical cards sent by the sweet hearts and by the soldiers themselves to their loved ones.

   

This is an unusual card. I don not have such a card for Clydesdale but at least it shows that William Eaglesham Dunn of Stonehouse thought it worthwhile to remember some of the young men who had given their lives for King and Country.

   

This is a picture of two members of the Lanarkshire Yeomanry. They are Private Andrew Thomson and Private Adam Lochrone. Does anybody know anything about these men?

   

This shows a mixture of men. Four of them are members of the Lanarkshire Yeomanry and the Officer is of the Highland Light Infantry. The Highland Light Infantry recruited many men from Lanark.


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