Témoignages d'anciens combattants:
Herbert Laurier Irwin

Armée

  • When war was declared in 1914, Herbert Irwin tried to enlist immediately but because he was only 16, he family retrieved him from the recruiting depot. Herbert returned the following year and was accepted into the Artillery.

    When war was declared in 1914, Herbert Irwin tried to enlist immediately but because he was only 16, he family retrieved him from the recruiting depot. Herbert returned the following year and was accepted into the Artillery.
  • Bert Irwin (right) and comrade Charlie Groves from Jamaica enjoy an ice cream cone before heading to the front.

    Bert Irwin (right) and comrade Charlie Groves from Jamaica enjoy an ice cream cone before heading to the front.
  • This postcard with a photo of a soldier reading a letter and the text "Glad to have news from home" shows the importance of letters from home in keeping soldiers' morale up.

    This postcard with a photo of a soldier reading a letter and the text "Glad to have news from home" shows the importance of letters from home in keeping soldiers' morale up.
  • Bert Irwin (left) and comrade Cecil Delworth in sheep-skin coats to help them get through the cold winter on the Belgian front, 1917.

    Bert Irwin (left) and comrade Cecil Delworth in sheep-skin coats to help them get through the cold winter on the Belgian front, 1917.
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