Stunning Photo Series Shows The Evolution Of British Soldiers’ Kits From 1066 To 2014

“Soldiers Inventories” is a photo series by photographer Thom Atkinson documenting the evolution of British soldiers’ kits from 1066 to 2014…

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1916 private soldier, Battle of the Somme

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1066 huscarl, Battle of Hastings

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1485 Yorkist man-at-arms, Battle of Bosworth

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1415 fighting archer, Battle of Agincourt

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1588 trainband caliverman, Tilbury

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1709 private sentinel, Battle of Malplaquet

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1982 Royal Marine Commando, Falklands conflict 

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2014 close-support sapper, Royal Engineers, Helmand Province

Thom Atkinson | via  The Telegraph

2 Comments

  1. Well, one cannot really speak of “British soldier” before 1707…

  2. Between 1066 and 1415 you could have shown the kit of a British soldier at Bannockburn in 1314 – on the winning side, of course.

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