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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 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

Ford Madox Ford

1873-1939
Writer and critic
Sitter in 2 portraits

Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig

1861-1928
Field Marshal
Sitter in 61 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

Isaac Rosenberg

1890-1918
Painter and poet
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

David Morgan Adams

1875-1942
Politician and soldier
Sitter in 8 portraits

Rupert Hiley Priaulx Addington

1898-1989
Major
Sitter in 3 portraits

Prince Adolphus, Duke of Teck and Marquess of Cambridge

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

Prince Alexander Cambridge, Earl of Athlone

1874-1957
Army officer and Governor-General of South Africa and of Canada
Sitter in 36 portraits

Sydney Scholefield Allen

1898-1974
Politician, soldier and barrister
Sitter in 3 portraits

Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby

1861-1936
Field Marshal
Sitter in 38 portraits

Wentworth Henry Canning Beaumont, 2nd Viscount Allendale

1890-1956
British peer; Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland; army captain
Sitter in 1 portrait