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  • VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS 1914 - 1918: K - Z

    VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS 1914 - 1918: K - Z

    part of "VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS 1914 - 1918: K - Z" (photographs)

    Q 66470

    Portrait of Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson RFC who was awarded the Victoria Cross for the destruction of the SL11 airship. This was the only VC awarded for action in Britain.

  • cuff-links, made of salvaged metal from the German airship SL11

    cuff-links, made of salvaged metal from the German airship SL11

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 9443

    Fragments of salvaged metal from the First World War German airship SL11 made into a pair souvenir cufflinks and sold to raise money for the Red Cross. The airship was shot down in flames at Cuffley, Hertfordshire by Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson on...

  • zeppelin fragment, SL11

    zeppelin fragment, SL11

    (Vehicles, aircraft and ships)

    EPH 9630

    Substantial metal and wood zeppelin fragment cut from the wreckage of the SL11, comprising two central aluminium girders severed at both ends with shorter aluminium girders bolted on the sides and reinforced with wooden blocks, the shorter girders bear...

  • piece of wire, SL11

    piece of wire, SL11

    (Vehicles, aircraft and ships)

    EPH 9442

    Piece of the German airship SL11 made into a souvenir and sold to raise money for the Red Cross. The airship was shot down in flames at Cuffley, Hertfordshire by Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson on 2-3 September 1916. The SL11 was the first airship to...

  • booklet, 'Destruction of Zeppelin

    booklet, 'Destruction of Zeppelin

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: T. Mathews & Co. Ltd., Leicester

    EPH 6309

    First World War period commemorative booklet inspired by the destruction of the German Army airship SL11 at Cuffley, Hertfordshire, on the night of 2/3 September 1916. The airship, which was destroyed by Lieutenant William Leefe-Robinson (39 Squadron,...

  • Letter concerning the burning of a Zeppelin at Cuffley, Hertfordshire, September 1916

    Letter concerning the burning of a Zeppelin at Cuffley, Hertfordshire, September 1916

    (private papers) Made by: Blundstone, Patrick James Eric 1916-09

    Documents.5508

    Catalogue date 1996-06-04

  • piece of wire from the German Zeppelin SL11

    piece of wire from the German Zeppelin SL11

    (Vehicles, aircraft and ships)

    EPH 9441

    Piece of wire from the rigging of the First World War German airship SL11made into a souvenir 'package' and sold to raise money for the Red Cross. The SL11 was shot down in flames at Cuffley, Hertfordshire by Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson (...

  • fuel gauge from the German airship SL11

    fuel gauge from the German airship SL11

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Maximall

    EPH 9452

    Fuel gauge salvaged from the First World War German Army airship SL11, which was shot down in flames at Cuffley, Hertfordshire by Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson (39 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps) on 2-3 September 1916. The SL11 was the first airship to...

  • THE WRECKED ZEPPELINS IN ESSEX [Main Title]

    THE WRECKED ZEPPELINS IN ESSEX [Main Title]

    (film) Made by: War Office (Production sponsor) 1916

    IWM 1206

    Disjointed film of the wrecks of Zeppelins L32 and L33, the morning after their crash in Essex on 24th September 1916.

  • Thelwell-Smith, Robert James (Oral history)

    Thelwell-Smith, Robert James (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1985-06-25

    8887

    British schoolchild in Hackney, London, 1907-1919

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