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  • BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 17925

    A large crowd of people queue for tickets to see The Sadler's Wells Ballet Company at the New Theatre in London's West End. George Metcalfe and his girlfriend Mabel Warren can be seen to the left of the photograph. They had booked tickets in...

  • BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 17911

    19 year old George Metcalfe and his girlfriend, 20 year old Mabel Warren (just left of centre, the second couple from the right), enjoy a dance at a Tuesday evening social put on by the West Norwood Squadron of the ATC. The entrance fee is 6d and forces...

  • VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 16829

    At the junction of New Bond Street and Conduit Street in London, Vera Perkins leans out of the horse-drawn cart being driven by Lilian Carpenter to ask a traffic policeman for directions. On the corner, the large building of C J Lytle Ltd Advertising...

  • VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 16845

    After lunch, Lilian Carpenter (left) and Vera Perkins collect items to be loaded into their horse-drawn van and taken back to the depot for onward transport by train. They are about to load a tea chest, collected from a building on the corner of Chitty...

  • BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 17934

    As well as working in a factory and being a member of the Air Training Corps, 19 year old George Metcalfe also spends time as a fire watcher. He is on duty once every ten days, and can be seen here in tin hat and 'Fire Guard' brassard...

  • VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 16820

    Lilian Carpenter leads her horse Snowball from the stables to the loading dock or 'bank', to collect the van she will be driving today. The van has already been loaded and is waiting for them at the 'bank'. Several other delivery...

  • BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 17921

    19 year old George Metcalfe, a Corporal in the Air Training Corps, sits in the front row to listen to a lecture on Morse code, given to the cadets by Warrant Officer Martin after Sunday morning parade in Norwood, London.

  • BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 17910

    19 year old George Metcalfe is a keen amateur photographer and can be seen here taking a portrait of his friend Richard Mills. Richard is 18 and works in the Rates Office at Lambeth Town Hall. The photograph is being taken in George's bedroom and...

  • BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 17905

    George Metcalfe at work in a factory producing electro-acoustic equipment. Here, he is testing amplifiers before their final assembly and dispatch to RAF stations. The original caption states that George "is called 'Micky' by his work-...

  • BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 17928

    19 year old George Metcalfe, a Corporal in the Air Training Corps, receives instruction in gliding from Flight Lieutenant Whelton. George has just started his gliding course, which is open to ATC members towards the end of their training. George has...

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