Thursday, October 27, 2011

Isle of Wight Rifles at Watford, Summer 1915

Following the posting of some military post cards by Harry Cull of Watford a few days ago Geoff, of the Isle of Wight Family History Society has kindly provided scans of four further post cards of the Isle of Wight Rifles. They arrived in Watford on May 20th 1915, and the above picture shows them marching out of the entrances gates of Cassiobury Park

This post card shows "A" Company marching along St Albans Road, Watford at the end of July, 1915, on their way to see action at Gallopoli,

One of the shops on the other side of the road is No 169, the shop of Harry Cull.

See here for other photographs of the Isle of Wight Rifles. Please tell me or the IOW Family History Society if you can identify any of the soldiers after clicking to enlarge the images.
I am always interested in details of any cards which allow the military units stationed in Hertfordshire to be dated and identified.

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