Series: Images from the Somme


Since 2009, The Independent has been publishing a series of “lost images” of British and Commonwealth soldiers of the First World War, taken from glass photographic plates which have come to light in attics or barns or rubbish skips in the Somme.

Click the links below to read previous entries from the series: 

The unseen photographs

More unknown soldiers

The faces of the Somme

Battle for the unknown heroes