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First Battalion Irish Guards, August, 1914

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    The first British troops depart their barracks for embarkation to France. First Battalion Irish Guards, August, 1914.

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    i belive colonel alexander,commanded the 1st irish guards,much later in ww1.i understand it was during the 3rd battle of ypres,known to british soldiers as wipers.alexander later became viscount alexander of tunis.17pdr
     

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