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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.

Sir Herbert Guthrie Smith

Sir Herbert Guthrie Smith

1864-1930
Major-General
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien

Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien

1858-1930
General; Governor of Gibraltar
Sitter in 17 portraits
Jan Christian Smuts

Jan Christian Smuts

1870-1950
Prime Minister of South Africa, Field Marshal and writer on evolution
Sitter in 41 portraits
Sir Edward Louis Spears, 1st Bt

Sir Edward Louis Spears, 1st Bt

1886-1974
Major-General, liaison officer and politician; MP for Loughborough and Carlisle
Sitter associated with 12 portraits
Sydney Spencer

Sydney Spencer

died 1918
Undergraduate at the University of Oxford; older brother of Stanley Spencer
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

John James Hamilton Dalrymple, 12th Earl of Stair

1879-1961
Politician and soldier
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir George Bradshaw Stanistreet

Sir George Bradshaw Stanistreet

1866-1941
Army officer
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir George Frederick Stanley

Sir George Frederick Stanley

1872-1938
Lieutenant-Colonel and politician; Governor of Madras and acting viceroy of India; son of 16th Earl of Derby
Sitter in 5 portraits
Oliver Frederick George Stanley

Oliver Frederick George Stanley

1896-1950
Politician; President of the Board of Trade, Secretary of State for War and Secretary of State for the Colonies
Sitter in 13 portraits
Sir John Steevens

Sir John Steevens

1855-1925
Major-General
Sitter in 2 portraits
Richard Rapier Stokes

Richard Rapier Stokes

1897-1957
Politician and soldier
Sitter in 16 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Rowland George Winn, 3rd Baron St Oswald

1893-1957
Captain; son of 2nd Baron St Oswald
Sitter in 2 portraits
John William ('Will') Streets

John William ('Will') Streets

1886-1916
Sergeant, 12th York and Lancaster Regiment and poet
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Edward) Peter Strickland

Sir (Edward) Peter Strickland

1869-1951
Army officer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Eric John Eagles Swayne

Sir Eric John Eagles Swayne

1863-1929
Brigadier-General
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Ernest Dunlop Swinton

Sir Ernest Dunlop Swinton

1868-1951
Major-general; professor of military history
Sitter in 2 portraits
Christopher Birdwood Thomson, Baron Thomson

Christopher Birdwood Thomson, Baron Thomson

1875-1930
Captain and Secretary of State for Air
Sitter in 9 portraits
Ernest Thurtle

Ernest Thurtle

1884-1954
Politician; MP for Shoreditch and soldier
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir William Thwaites

Sir William Thwaites

1868-1947
General
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir Charles Vere Ferrers Townshend

Sir Charles Vere Ferrers Townshend

1861-1924
Major-General
Sitter associated with 3 portraits
Sir Richard Ernest William Turner

Sir Richard Ernest William Turner

1871-1961
Lieutenant-General; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dudley Churchill Marjoribanks, 3rd Baron Tweedmouth

Dudley Churchill Marjoribanks, 3rd Baron Tweedmouth

1874-1935
Lieutenant-Colonel and lord-in-waiting to George V
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Henry Bourke Vade-Walpole

Thomas Henry Bourke Vade-Walpole

1879-1915
Soldier
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charles Hyde Villiers

Charles Hyde Villiers

1863-1947
Lieutenant-Colonel
Sitter in 5 portraits
Harry Welchman

Harry Welchman

1886-1966
Actor and singer
Sitter in 15 portraits
Sir Wynn Powell Wheldon

Sir Wynn Powell Wheldon

1879-1961
Lawyer, soldier and arts and university administrator
Sitter in 4 portraits
George Edward Cecil Wigg, Baron Wigg

George Edward Cecil Wigg, Baron Wigg

1900-1983
Politician; MP for Dudley and Paymaster-General
Sitter in 5 portraits
Walter Temple Willcox

Walter Temple Willcox

1869-1943
Lieutenant-Colonel
Sitter in 4 portraits
Henry Williamson

Henry Williamson

1895-1977
Writer and journalist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Edward Henry Willis

Edward Henry Willis

1870-1961
Major-General
Sitter in 5 portraits
Nigel Addington Willis

Nigel Addington Willis

1897-1977
Lieutenant-Colonel; son of Sir (Walter) Addington Willis
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Henry Hughes Wilson, 1st Bt

Sir Henry Hughes Wilson, 1st Bt

1864-1922
Field-Marshal and Irish Unionist politician
Sitter in 17 portraits
Henry William Montagu Paulet, 16th Marquess of Winchester

Henry William Montagu Paulet, 16th Marquess of Winchester

1862-1962
Peer, landowner, soldier, politician and businessman
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Francis Reginald Wingate, 1st Bt

Sir Francis Reginald Wingate, 1st Bt

1861-1953
General; administrator in Egypt and the Sudan
Sitter in 12 portraits
Evan Alexander Wisdom

Evan Alexander Wisdom

1869-1945
Brigadier-General; Administrator
Sitter in 8 portraits
Philip George Best, 6th Baron Wynford

Philip George Best, 6th Baron Wynford

1871-1940
Lieutenant-Colonel
Sitter in 4 portraits