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World War I, Ypres, Belgium 1915 by Dennis Melling

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This is a digitally painted copy of a black and white photograph (using DAP) showing the Royal Light Artillery heading through the ruins of Ypres in Belgium.

A moment in time 2935 views on 27/06/2014

My grandfather Benjamin Thomas Melling, whilst serving in the Royal Light Artillery, was killed by a gas attack in this year, in this town!

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  • Judith Hayes
    Judith Hayesalmost 4 years ago

    Beautifully rendered Dennis. Sorry there is family sorrow attached but I am sure there is pride also.

  • Thank you Judith :)
    I found the original old photograph and lots of other details when I was researching my family history. Benjamin was my father’s father.
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...almost 4 years ago

    this is a wonderful picture Dennis and reminds us of a time, not to be repeated, hopefully

  • It certainly was a disgusting war and opened the world’s eyes to the evil of war but, unfortunately, war seems to be inherent in man and didn’t make the slightest bit of difference to the behaviour of mankind :(
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • billfox256
    billfox256almost 4 years ago

    This is really excellent!!!!, Bill

  • Many thanks Bill it certainly carries the ‘atmosphere’ of those times.
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful work.

  • Thank Cindy :)
    It makes it very special to me because of the connection with my grandfather.
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • Jeff Stroud
    Jeff Stroudalmost 4 years ago

    Dennis,

    Congratulations this work is a featured work in Unnoticed and unseen Group!
  • Many thanks :)
    I must admit that this picture is also one of my favourites :)
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 3 years ago

    4-6-11

    CONGRATULATIONS!

    PERMANENT FEATURE PAGE

  • Many thanks Pat :)
    This is really an image that sends creepy crawlies up and down my spine :(
    Regards
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwuover 3 years ago
  • Many thanks for featuring WWI :)
    Best regards
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • vaggypar
    vaggyparover 3 years ago

    Lovely Work .!!

  • Thank you very much :)
    Your comments are appreciated.
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • Keala
    Keala8 months ago


    4/20/14
    Excellent painting my friend!

  • Thank you very much Leigh :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • billfox256
    billfox2568 months ago

    This is truly awesome!!! Excellently done Dennis!!! Bill

  • Thank you very much Bill :)

    – Dennis Melling

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