Colchester, United Kingdom
Bingham and Helad participate in a mock battle illustrating the First World War at the Colchester Military...
Freight train driver Chris Bingham (R), portraying a private, from the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Living History Group, and carpenter Richard Helad (L), portraying a Lance Corporal, participate in a mock battle illustrating the First World War at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England July 6, 2014. Chris has had a lifelong interest in all things military, but his interest in WWI developed as he researched his family history and discovered his great-grandfather Charles Bingham and a great-uncle Moses had served in the war. Moses was killed in the war, but Charles survived, although he suffered severe shell-shock. Bingham became a re-enactor in 2010 after visiting a historical military show. He felt that WWI was not as well remembered as the Second World War, he wanted to keep the memory alive so that people didn't forget. United by a fascination with military history and a fondness for dressing up, groups such as the Rifles Living History Society and the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment Living History Group get together to re-create aspects of life during the First World War. Reuters photographer Luke MacGregor photographed members of the groups, both as they took part in living history events and at their day jobs. Picture taken July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY CONFLICT)
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