More to explore:



There’s more to see...
Sign up to discover and save different things to try in 2015.
Visit Site
  • ofok

    Splivalo_Antal_(Toncsi)1890-1915. Antal Splivalo lived 25 years. He was born in the year of 1890, at Budapest. He had died for King and country in action on 29th December 1915 on board of destroyer S.M.S. LIKA, before port of Durazzo, while performing his duty. His ship was mined. He did not left his action station, and went down for ever with his ship and 33 shipmates.

Related Pins

Italian prisoners of war near Flitsch after the Second Battle of the Isonzo, Slovenia, September 1915 (photo)

The Austrian-Hungarian Navy Ship 'Imperatrice Carolina' in 1818

Viribus Unitis was ordered by the Austro-Hungarian Navy in 1908. She was the first of the Tegetthoff-class battleships, the first (and only) dreadnoughts of the Austro-Hungarian Navy. The keel to Viribus Unitis was laid down in Stabilimento Tecnico Triestino shipyard in Trieste on 24 July 1910. Following eleven months of construction, Viribus Unitis was launched on 24 June 1911. Following her fitting out, she was commissioned into the Austro-Hungarian navy on 5 December 1912.

SMS Ulan was a Yarrow type destroyer built at Trieste in 1906. The ship served in the KuK Austro-Hungarian Navy until the end of hostilities in 1918.

1898 - Coast Defense Ship 'Budapest'

Illustration of this type of vessel; the ship carried two large gun turrets on either end and four smaller turrets arranged around two tall smoke stacks in the center.

2nd Lieutenant Elwin Bruce Olifent 27 Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force (AIF) Enlisted on 25 February 1915 and sailed for the Middle East on 31 May. After a period in Egypt in July -August 1915, he was posted to the Western Front. Lt Olifent was commissioned in the field during the Battle of the Somme on 10 August 1916, but was killed in action, aged 29 at Flers on 5 November 1916. He is commemorated on the Villers-Bretoneux Memorial.

British soldier from the Norfolk regiment 1915. ~ originally wrongly labeled, "Australian soldier 1915, via Flickr"

Fred Andrews was a soldier from Birmingham who fought during World War I. He was killed in action in 1916 at 21 years of age. His mother produced this postcard in an effort to find him, and even sent copies to Germany.

WWI Russian Soldiers 1915 by sunnybrook100, via Flickr