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Memorial Service At The Cenotaph Newport

Photo kindly sent to us by Jill Snowden. Taken from the top of the Odeon Cinema. Crown Building (Inland Revenue Offices) is in place and Hicks Funeral Directors is in the process of being demolished - mid to late 60s?

WW1 Servicemen and Nurses Outside the Royal Gwent Hospital

While in hospital wounded soldiers wore the blue uniform seen in the picture above. We believe this photo was taken outside the Royal Gwent Hospital. It must have been cold waiting while the scene was arranged... note the figures viewing from t...

WW1 Convalescing Servicemen and Nurses outside The Friars Newport

A White House Studios Newport postcard. While in hospital wounded soldiers wore the blue uniform seen in the picture above. At the outset of the war it was arranged that the Royal Gwent Hospital would make space for 50 wounded servicemen and a ...

Message from Alexandra Dock Newport Regarding German Prisoners August 1914

The message on this letter card probably relates to the Prisoners from the German Liner Belgia, captured at the very outbreak of the First World War - 4th August 1914. The card is dated the 8th of August 1914, the same date as is on two postcards ...

Field Service Army Postcard Dated 19th January 1918

It was realised that careless talk costs lives even during the First World War. So, in order to simplify the censorship process, these buff coloured Field Service Post Cards were used. This card was sent from Egypt on the 19th of January 1918. Won...

Munitions Workers - Probably In Newport

This is an A & G Taylor postcard: A&G Taylor, Newport, Pontypool, Ebbw Vale & Brynmawr.

WW1 Photo Postcard - Douglas and Ethel

K Burhouse sent us this photo. She wonders if anyone recognises the couple... maybe living relatives. She wrote: "I have a photo from WW1 period of a man and a woman (possibly married couple) which was taken by the Newport photographer Louise M Sm...

Church Parade, 1st Monmouthshire Regiment, Newport 1914

Postcard by Busby. Just a few months after the start of the First World War. This is Chepstow Road, to the right is Fairoak Terrace.