AcharisJT Posted Sunday at 11:18 AM Share #1 Posted Sunday at 11:18 AM Hi all! Like mentioned in another post, I recently came into procession of a collection of photographs from WWI. Unfortunately, there is not much detail on the back of the images except for a few that state Camp Upton, 1917. Some look to be more recent due to the dates and equipment. Any help would be greatly appreciated if any of them can be dated. Inspection: Asked for some help recently in trying to identify the insignia on the person conducting the inspection and their best guess was Maj. General J. Franklin Bell. Around the beginning of WWI, he first took over the training of officers in and around NY state, and then became the commander of the 77th Division at Camp Upton. They also said that according to Wikipedia, he was also a cavalry officer, so the spurs would fit also. Artillery and Tanks Some of these are smaller images and/or were blurry. Group Photos Some of these group photos appear to be still at Camp Upton while others look to be possibly overseas. Out of uniform Here are some photos where they didn't have the full uniform on. Cavalry photos: Some of these also could not military related and someone just wanted photos of them. Random camp life photos: These are scenic photos, more "portrait" type photos, etc. That is it for now. If you've made it to the end congratulations! I do have a lot more if there is any interest in seeing them I can get them posted this afternoon. Also, if anyone has any information they can share about the photos / camp / people I would be grateful. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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