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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.

Edwin Perceval Brassey

Edwin Perceval Brassey

1882-1973
Major
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Washington Brazier-Creagh

George Washington Brazier-Creagh

1858-1942
Colonel; Indian Civil servant; Explorer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir (George) Tom Molesworth Bridges

Sir (George) Tom Molesworth Bridges

1871-1939
Lieutenant-General
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir James Milford Sutherland Brunker

Sir James Milford Sutherland Brunker

1854-1932
Major-General
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Edward Burstall

Henry Edward Burstall

1870-1945
Lieutenant-General
Sitter in 6 portraits
Luigi Cadorna

Luigi Cadorna

1850-1928
Italian Field Marshal, chief of staff of the Italian army during World War I
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Vaughan Campbell

John Vaughan Campbell

1876-1944
Brigadier-General and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Walter Campbell

Sir Walter Campbell

1864-1936
Lieutenant-general
Sitter in 10 portraits
Sir John Edward Capper

Sir John Edward Capper

1861-1955
Major-General
Sitter in 10 portraits
Alexander Albert Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke

Alexander Albert Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke

1886-1960
Army officer and businessman; son of Prince Henry of Battenberg and grandson of Queen Victoria
Sitter in 39 portraits
Henry Marvell Carr

Henry Marvell Carr

1894-1970
Painter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Evan Eyare Carter

Sir Evan Eyare Carter

1866-1933
Major-General
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Robert Archibald Cary, 1st Bt

Sir Robert Archibald Cary, 1st Bt

1898-1979
Soldier and politician; Secretary of State for India and Burma and Leader of the House of Commons
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Alexander) Norman Ley Cater

Sir (Alexander) Norman Ley Cater

1880-1957
Administrator in British India and army captain
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alfred Edward John Cavendish

Alfred Edward John Cavendish

1859-1943
Brigadier-General
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Evan Charteris

Sir Evan Charteris

1864-1940
Barrister; Chairman of Trustees of National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 8 portraits
John Charteris

John Charteris

1877-1946
Army officer and politician
Sitter in 7 portraits
Jocelyn Brudenell Pelham, 6th Earl of Chichester

Jocelyn Brudenell Pelham, 6th Earl of Chichester

1871-1926
Public works loans commissioner; Captain
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Montague Aubrey Rowey Cholmeley, 4th Bt

Sir Montague Aubrey Rowey Cholmeley, 4th Bt

1876-1914
Captain
Sitter in 2 portraits