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G. de la Rochefoucauld on a canal topath between Bergues and Dunkirk, May 1915. Image taken by the Prince of Wales.
A remarkable album of photographs taken by the future King Edward VIII during a 'sight seeing' tour of the Western Front 99 years ago has come to light.
Edward, Prince of Wales, took his own camera with him on his morale-boosting visit to the front-line in France in 1915.
The young Royal took scores of snaps which included a gang of captured German soldiers, shell holes, bomb damaged buildings and British troops practising throwing hand grenades.
He also snapped numerous Army officers he met on the visit and posed for several photos as well.