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  • Webley .455 Mark 6 (VI military)

    Webley .455 Mark 6 (VI military)

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: P Webley & Son, Birmingham England 1915

    FIR 55

    The Webley Mk VI was adopted for service in 1915; the last of a series of .455 inch calibre Webley revolvers which were the standard issue pistols of the British Army from 1887 onwards. They were robust and powerful weapons, which gave excellent service...

  • 1914 Star

    1914 Star

    (Decorations and awards) 1917

    OMD 2625

    Medal with clasp ('service under fire'). (SEE) OMD 84.

  • hat, tricorne, black velour, SSAFA Nursing Service

    hat, tricorne, black velour, SSAFA Nursing Service

    (uniforms and insignia) 1982

    UNI 11295

    hat, badge and cockade black velour tricorne hat . Th hat has a cockade in silk maroon ribbon affixed to the left side together with the SAFFA badge in cloth of two 'A' intertwined in red on a white background with a small Red Cross in the...

  • Medical supply, No 80 Hypodermic and Opthalmic Case

    Medical supply, No 80 Hypodermic and Opthalmic Case

    (Equipment) Made by: Burroughs Wellcome & Co, London

    SUR 617

    A Burroughs Wellcome and Co, 'Tabloid' Brand No 80 Hypodermic and Opthalmic Case (The "British Army Regulation"). With contents.

  • badge, formation, Belgian, 1st Independent Brigade Group

    badge, formation, Belgian, 1st Independent Brigade Group

    (uniforms and insignia)

    INS 5197

    Second World War Belgian Army (Allied forces) formation badge for 1st Independent Belgian Brigade Group. Formation note: raised and trained in the UK the 1st Independent Belgian Brigade Group was part of 21st Army Group and fought in the Normandy...

  • head veil

    head veil

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 4745

    Head veil worn by Mairi Chisholm whilst serving in the British Red Cross, attached to the Belgian Army during the First World War. On the outbreak of war in August 1914 Mairi Chisholm, then aged 18, motorcycled from her home in Scotland to London in...

  • 1914 Star

    1914 Star

    (Decorations and awards)

    OMD 86

    (SEE) OMD 84

  • Cap, Service Dress, Belgian VNV Flemish National Union

    Cap, Service Dress, Belgian VNV Flemish National Union

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 486

    Both Flanders and Wallonia possessed uniformed para-military organisations that supported Hitler's regime during the Second World War, with Flanders having the largest proportion. The Vlaamsch Nationaal Verbond (VNV) were a separatist party of some...

  • Cap, Field Service, Belgian Vlaamse Wacht O/Rs

    Cap, Field Service, Belgian Vlaamse Wacht O/Rs

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 13115

    Both Flanders and Wallonia had uniformed para-military organisations that supported Hitler's regime during the Second World War, with Flanders having the largest proportion. The Flemish Vlaamsch Nationaal Verbond (VNV) was a separatist party of some...

  • badge, formation, II Corps (2nd Corps)

    badge, formation, II Corps (2nd Corps)

    (uniforms and insignia)

    INS 5283

    badge Three blue wavy lines on a white oblong, over which a red fish, all within a narrow red border. ('On a barry wave of three, argent and azure, a fish natant, gules').

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