Photos WW1 British, Commonwealth & US Forces

Sappers from 7th Field Company Australian Engineers at the entrance to the Catacombs, a system of tunnels built in Hill 63, in the Messines sector - Western Front in Belgium, on January 22nd, 1918.
The battlefield near "Clapham Junction", looking toward Sanctuary Wood, Belgium. 23rd Sept 1916

"Tanks of the 2nd Brigade on railway trucks at the railhead returning from the battle. Fins, 6 December 1917." Photograph taken during the Battle of Cambrai by John Warwick Brooke.
Sailor on the British battleship Queen Elizabeth holding a piece of the forward funnel struck by Turkish fire during shelling of Dardanelles forts, 1915.
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Mk V tank photographed in the Belgian village of Langemark - 3 May, 1922
A dummy tree used as an observation post on Hill 63 by Australian troops during the Battle of Messines on 7 June 1917
Not military per se but certainly military related. British "canary girl" loads artillery shells with TNT during WW1. Continued exposure to TNT would turn the skin yellow - thus the name. Unfortunately, it's also toxic which resulted in death for many of these workers.

Shown below are other canary girls doing final steps on shells before shipment to the front.

8-inch Mk-V howitzer of the Royal Garrison Artillery in action at Aveluy, September 1916
Mk IV Female Tank F 13 - "Falcon II" abandoned by the roadside near Bourlon. Battle of Cambrai, Nov 1917
Mark IV female tank recovered by German forces in December 1917 after being knocked out between Anneux and Graincourt-les-Havrincourt during the Battle of Cambrai
Belgium. 7 June 1917. Tanks on their way into action during the attack on Messines Ridge. The tank nearest the camera is a supply tank, converted from a Mk 1 Male tank
Mark IV Female Tank C 51 "Chaperone" of No. 9 Company 'C' Battalion knocked out by direct hit near Le Pave during the Battle of Cambrai on November 20th 1917
A 9.2 inch howitzer of the Royal Garrison Artillery in action in the ruins of Tilloy-les-Mofflaines. Photograph taken during the Battle of Arras by John Warwick Brooke, April 1917.
Mark IV tank "BLARNEY CASTLE" gutted by German personnel after it was knocked out at Cambrai in November 1917
British stretcher bearers at the Battle of Ginchy, Somme, France: Carrying wounded across the battlefield under shell fire. Photo taken by Ernest Brooks on September 9, 1916
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As other soldiers run for the cover of slit trenches, an Indian Lewis gun team engage an enemy aircraft, Mesopotamia 1918. During the long and arduous campaign along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, from Basra to Baghdad and beyond, over 29,000 Indian soldiers perished in what was their most significant contribution to the British war effort of WW1.

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