Life Guards

Formed in 1788, the Life Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army. Based in London, units served a variety of roles, including ceremonial duties for the royal family.

During the Great War, the 1st and 2nd Life Guards served on the Western Front, and was involved in many of the key conflicts of the battle, including at Ypres, the Somme, Loos and Arras.

A dismounted cavalry draft of the 1st Life Guards. Imperial War Museum image Q66196.

Commonwealth War Graves

Rhodes, Trooper William (d1917, aged 31, cause of death unknown)

Commonwealth War Graves from the camera of CKPonderingsToo

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