Soldier: World War 1 Soldier in a field of poppies. www.jenbetton.com The poppy flower is connected with World War 1 - A student couldresearch to find out why... Hint "Flanders Field" should be part of your search. Then you will understand why artificial poppies still given to those who donate!
An official photo describing the kit of a British infantryman in 1939. Note that the gas mask ('respirator') and anti-chemical warfare cape are parts of the outfit, remnants of WW1 memories. In actual combat, and marching with full kit, the British infantryman would carry a pack known as a "valise" that contained more clothing and personal items. Officers wore the exact same uniform save for markings of their rank.
World War One realities pictured: 30 emotive images