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Great War grouping; The Great War: Army

The Great War was the first modern war, with the use of machinery, tanks and trench warfare; troops dug in along the battle lines as ground was lost and gained. Some of the wars greatest losses came from these land battles, which would include The Battle of Mons, The Somme and Passchendaele. Inspired by Lord Kitchener's recruitment campaigns, and the 1916 conscription act, the British army went from a peace time volunteer force of 400,000 to approximately 4 million men serving during the Great War.

Prince Adolphus, Duke of Teck and Marquess of Cambridge

1868-1927
Army officer; brother of Queen Mary
Sitter in 15 portraits

Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby

1861-1936
Field Marshal
Sitter in 38 portraits

Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart

1880-1963
General; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 4 portraits

Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII)

1894-1972
Reigned 1936
Sitter in 418 portraits

Jacob Epstein

1880-1959
Sculptor
Sitter in 67 portraits | Artist of 14 portraits

Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig

1861-1928
Field Marshal
Sitter in 61 portraits

Ian Hay (John Hay Beith)

1876-1952
Writer, playwright and soldier
Sitter in 20 portraits

Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener

1850-1916
Field Marshal
Sitter in 149 portraits

T.E. Lawrence

1888-1935
Known as 'Lawrence of Arabia'; soldier and writer
Sitter in 28 portraits

Wyndham Lewis

1882-1957
Painter and novelist
Sitter in 18 portraits | Artist associated with 39 portraits

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

1887-1976
Field Marshal
Sitter in 49 portraits

John Nash

1893-1977
Painter and printmaker
Sitter in 27 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits

Sir William Robert Robertson, 1st Bt

1860-1933
Field Marshal
Sitter in 16 portraits

Edward Thomas

1878-1917
Poet and critic
Sitter in 6 portraits

John Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Earl of Ypres

1852-1925
Field Marshal
Sitter in 24 portraits

David Morgan Adams

1875-1942
Politician and soldier
Sitter in 8 portraits

Rupert Hiley Priaulx Addington

1898-1989
Major
Sitter in 3 portraits

Sir John Adye

1857-1930
Major-General
Sitter in 12 portraits

Walter Egerton George Lucian Keppel, 9th Earl of Albemarle

1882-1979
Soldier, Aide-de-camp to colonial governors and London County Councillor
Sitter in 11 portraits

Sir Edwin Alfred Hervey Alderson

1859-1927
Lieutenant-General
Sitter in 8 portraits