The walking wounded arrive in Goldsmith Avenue, Fratton, in October 1914. Bugler Clark of the Dorset Regiment (right) carries a German helmet as a trophy
The walking wounded arrive in Goldsmith Avenue, Fratton, in October 1914. Bugler Clark of the Dorset Regiment (right) carries a German helmet as a trophy

14 photos show how different major Portsmouth streets once looked

Ah, the days when they made tracks… for trams and trains to sail up various city avenues.

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There are some great historic scenes in this selection that include the walking wounded in Goldsmith Avenue in 1914, VJ Day street party in Romsey Avenue in 1945, tram lines being laid in Twyford Avenue, railway track being laid in Goldsmith Avenue, Fratton in 1909 and a 1945 VE Day party in Second Avenue, Cosham.

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