WW1. Scottish soldiers from the 1st Battalion Scots Guards during the battle of Loos, September 1915. The men are showing off their mill bombs whilst taking cover in the front lines. The 1st Battalion Scots Guards suffered heavy casualties during the battle of Loos. They would attempt to take the German held position known as Hill 70. During the charge, the Scots were caught in a German artillery bombardment, resulting in heavy casualties once again. By Dylan Millard.