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Photographing the Fallen: A War Graves Photographer on the Western Front 1915–1919 by Jeremey Gordon Smith


By Jeremy Gordon Smith Pen & Sword, £25.00, 289pp, ills, bibliog, appendices, index. ISBN: 978–147–389–365–8 Ivan Bawtree worked for Kodak as a photographer and technician before the Great War. He joined the Red Cross in 1915 as part of the newly–formed Graves Registration Unit (GRU) and went to the Ypres sector to photograph war graves for …

Ep. 46 – Photographing the Fallen – Jeremy Gordon-Smith


Jeremy Gordon-Smith talks about his new book Photographing the Fallen (published by Pen & Sword) on his great uncle Ivan Bawtree, who was a photographer with the Graves Registration Unit on the Western Front during the Great War.

'Photographing the Fallen: A War Graves Photographer on the Western Front 1915-19' - Jeremy Gordon Smith


This talk was originally scheduled for 2020 but had to be cancelled due to 'Lockdown'. Jeremy Gordon Smith is a Therapeutic Counsellor and has a keen interest in Military History and Photography. His Great Great Uncle, Ivan Bawtree was also a photographer and became an Official Photographer for the Graves Registration Commission in 1915, working i…

“Ypres: from ruin to restoration” by Jeremy Gordon-Smith


Jeremy will present a visual tour of post-war Ypres using photographs taken by Corporal Ivan Bawtree, his great-great-uncle who was an official photographer for the Graves Registration Commission during and after the war.  Aside from his Army work photographing war graves, Ivan took many photographs of towns devastated by war in France and Flander…

First World War Seminar Series 2023-2024 : Opportunities to explore the history, legacy and impact of the First World War


This annual seminar series, now in its eighth year, and supported by The Western Front Association is organised by the University of Kent School of History and the In Flanders Fields Museum, Leper/Ypres, Belgium. It will cover a variety of topics on the First World War. As in previous years the lectures will alternate between Canterbury and Lep…

SEMINAR SERIES 'Photographing the Fallen: Ivan Bawtree and War Graves Photography on the Western Front, 1915-1919'


This talk will be hosted by Jeremy Gordon-Smith, photographer and descendant of Ivan Bawtree. Now in its eighth year, the initiative is supported by The Western Front Association. Events alternate between the University of Kent, Canterbury and In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres.  Full details of the details seminar series are available here >…