Photograph of unknown soldier and Child -The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
In spite of the long blonde hair, it is hard to tell if this little child is a girl or a boy. The heavy corduroy skirt has been pushed up to reveal a pair of buttoned up leggings. But at this time, little boys frequently wore skirts at this young age, and many had long hair. The proud father is a British soldier in the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, as is evidenced by his...