World War, 1914-1918 - Destruction and pillage - France

World War, 1914-1918 - War damage - France
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O'Grady, James, 1882?-1956 :Bapaume [1918]
Date: 1918 From: O'Grady, James, 1882?-1956 :[Two World War I trench sketchbooks. 1918-1919] Ref: E-920-042 Description: Shows the approach to a main street through a ruined town, with an ambulance in the foreground approaching a soldier on sentry duty. Beyond the soldier on th...
Date: 1920 From: Ellis, Frederick Vincent, 1892-1961 :[Prints of scenes relating to New Zealand, and to war ruins in France, World War I. 1915-1945] Ref: B-189-021 Description: Shows the ruined remains of a windmill in the town of Bray-sur-Somme, in northern France From 1914, Frederick Ellis served in France for four years as a gun...
Date: [ca 1880-1945] By: Argosy Industrial Photos; Sherlock, William, 1846-1910; Rohloff, L, active 1910s; Photographie Henri (Firm) Ref: PAColl-0411 Description: Photographs mostly of the ambulance corps in the First World War but also including at least one from the Second World War, family photographs in New Zealand...
Date: 1914-1918 Ref: PAColl-0506 Description: Official photographs of the "H" series of troops and officers at the front line. They include the Duke of Windsor (later Edward VIII) and other officers on...
O'Grady, James, 1882?-1956 :The historic church of Foncquevillers Church [1918]
Date: 1918 From: O'Grady, James, 1882?-1956 :[Two World War I trench sketchbooks. 1918-1919] Ref: E-920-024 Description: Shows a view of a ruined church, showing some crosses beside a wall. The church roof is missing, apart from a skeleton of wooden rafters. Quantity: 1 drawin...
O'Grady, James, 1882?-1956 :Chateau de la Haei, after Hun bombardment [1918?]
Date: 1918 From: O'Grady, James, 1882?-1956 :[Two World War I trench sketchbooks. 1918-1919] Ref: E-920-014 Description: Shows a bomb-damaged castle building, seen from a curving path across fields. Other Titles - Chateau de la Haie Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Descripti...
O'Grady, James, 1882?-1956 :Rue de la Republique, and St Martin's Tower, Cambrai [1918]
Date: 1918 From: O'Grady, James, 1882?-1956 :[Two World War I trench sketchbooks. 1918-1919] Ref: E-920-067 Description: Shows a general view of a wide town square surrounded by ruined buildings, and St Martin's Bell Tower with its small domed roof, at the left. In the foregro...
World War I destruction of Hebuterne, France
Date: 20 Aug 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013489-G Description: A general view of a street in the French village of Hebuterne showing the destruction of buildings by German artillery during World War I. Photograph taken 2...
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View of Bapaume from the Citadel, World War I
Date: 30 Aug 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013562-G Description: A general view over Bapaume taken from the Citadel. Shows the huge amount of destruction to the town during World War I. In the foreground, some of the trees...
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A New Zealand Battalion passing through recaptured Bapaume, World War I
Date: 14 Sep 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013610-G Description: An army brass band leads a New Zealand Battalion passing through recaptured Bapaume in France. The commanders follow on horseback and behind them troops on f...
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German shelling of a French orchard, World War I
Date: 11 May 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013346-G Description: An explosion is seen in the distance as German artillery shells a French orchard at Bertrancourt near the lines in World War I. Photograph taken 11 May 1918 ...
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The remains of a bombed building in Hebuterne during World War I
Date: 12 May 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013345-G Description: A badly damaged bulding standing in Hebuterne, France after heavy shelling during World War I. A wooden sign with the letters 'RAP' appears on a mound in fro...
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A sniper's post in the outskirts of Bapaume, World War I
Date: Aug 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013559-G Description: A German sniper's post in the outskirts of Bapaume shown after the New Zealanders entered the town. Pictured is a tall brick building next to a damaged house...
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A shelled tree collapsed on the soldiers' hut, World War I
Date: 12 Aug 1917 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013405-G Description: A tall tree shelled by German artillery collapsed onto a New Zealand army hut near the Western Front during World War I. Athough much of the hut was destroye...
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A German Artillery observation post in Bapaume, World War I
Date: 29 Aug 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013555-G Description: A wooden German artillery observation post among trees on high ground overlooking Bapaume, after the town's capture in the Battle of Bapaume. A New Zealand s...
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A section of New Zealand Riflemen in newly captured Bapaume, World War I
Date: 29 Aug 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013550-G Description: A group portrait of New Zealand Riflemen, one of the first through Bapaume, standing in the doorway of a ruined house on the outskirts of the town. Photograp...
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A building occupied by army personnel hit by a German shell, France
Date: 30 Apr 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013165-G Description: A building occupied by a New Zealand army padre and soldiers damaged by a German shell during World War I. The occupants escaped injury. Photograph taken Be...
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The ruined buildings along the main street of Hebuterne, France
Date: 12 May 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013191-G Description: The ruins of the French village of Hebuterne seen from the main street. Soldiers inspect the heavy damage inflicted by German artillery during the second Som...
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A general view of Bapaume after capture by New Zealand troops, World War I
Date: 29 Aug 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013540-G Description: A general view of Bapaume taken within an hour of New Zealand troops entering the town. Looks down a cobbled street. Shows the huge amount of destruction to ...
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A New Zealand Battalion passing through recaptured Bapaume, World War I
Date: 14 Sep 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013606-G Description: A view from the rear of a New Zealand Battalion passing through recaptured Bapaume in France. Shows a horse- drawn ambulance behind a column of troops mostly...
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