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"All That Was Left of Them": The Thirteen Sole Survivors of the Second Grenadier Guards, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3269

Scope and Contents

Photograph of thirteen soldiers that were the sole survivors of the Second Grenadier Guards that fought in World War I and another photograph of two of the survivors with their horses, the 'old contemptables' that survived the war as well.


  • Creation: 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 81mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic Slides

Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 81mm


81mm by 81mm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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