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The third of my late parents’ family albums photographed and documented. It covers the period 1981 to 1985. One thing I have noticed is that many of the more important photos are necessarily held within the albums but are hanging … Continue reading
More image from my late parents photo album. These are all about granddad Dunbar – mum’s dad and his family.
So here is granddad Dunbar with my aunty Miri. Its 1923 so granddad is 45 years old. Don’t you just love the style. There is nothing casual about him is there!
Here is granddad Dunbar at Crown Hill Barracks Plymouth about 1913. He is the man holding the Battalion colours in the rear rank. The reverse of the image. What is interesting about this photo is the difference in granddad’s apparent … Continue reading
I selected these two photos because I think they encapsulate what it is to be a soldier. This first image shows the informality and exuberance of youth. The army is made of of youths and films often hide that fact … Continue reading