Lieut-Col Reginald Henry Napier Settle DSO MC MID 4x. 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars. Commd'g 21st Bn Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Educated Eton & Sandhurst. Posted 8|1914, severely wounded at Mons. Continued to serve on the Western Front until 3|1918, during which time he was wounded 4x. KIA aged 26 at Cléry-sur-Somme 24.3.1918. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial. Panel 5. Son of Lt. Gen. Sir Henry Settle KCB DSO & Lady Settle, of 7 Park St, Bath. Served in France 8|1914/3|1918
Lieut. Evan Cecil Nepean: 3rd Bn, Royal Scots Fusiliers, attd. 3rd Bn Royal Fusiliers.. Educated Winchester. Enlisted London Scottish Rgt. 5.11.1914, commissioned 4/1915 & posted to Western Front with the Royal Scots. Served in Salonika for 3 yrs returned to the Front 1918. KIA at Le Catelet 4.10.1918 aged 25. Buried Guizancourt Farm Cemetery, Gouy. Grave Ref: C.25. Son of the late Evan A. Nepean & of Mrs Evelyn M. Nepean.
On the Western front of France during World War 1, a car of Ally troops take notice of a multi-lingual sign warning them that the road is monitored by the armies of the Central Powers. ✯
Dogfight over the Western Front, 1 World War, Bettmann Collection, photo, planes in the air, flying, cloudy sky, history.