THE EVACUATION SCHEME IN BRITAIN, 1939
- Catalogue number
- D 1939A
- Part of
- Subject period
- Alternative names
- object name: Official photograph
- object category: Photography
© IWM (D 1939A)Purchase & License
An early start to evacuation is made by children of Myrdle School in Stepney. The children assembled at school at 5am on Friday 1 September 1939. This photograph shows evacuees and adults walking along a street carrying suitcases and gas mask boxes. The adults are wearing arm bands which identify them as volunteer marshals.
- Home Front, UK, Second World War
- Evacuation of British children 1939-1944, Evacuation
- Phoney War 1939-1940, Second World War
IWM Non Commercial Licence
The media for this item are free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. Video, sound and images can be embedded with the code we offer here, and images can also be downloaded.
By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © IWM (D 1939A)