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  • BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18771

    A Lance Corporal of the Royal Engineers checks the tickets and passes of passengers in a compartment on a train travelling between London and Scotland. The initials 'MC' on his brassard stand for 'Movement Control'. The men pass the...

  • THE GERMAN WITHDRAWAL TO THE HINDENBURG LINE, MARCH-APRIL 1917

    THE GERMAN WITHDRAWAL TO THE HINDENBURG LINE, MARCH-APRIL 1917

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-03

    Q 4955

    Officers of the Royal Field Artillery and the Royal Engineers cooking their meal in an old helmet near Miraumont-le-Grand, March 1917.

  • BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2174

    After tea, a group of Royal Engineers help Patience 'Boo' Brand with the washing up, by drying the mugs and stacking them back in their trays. The Engineers have been building bridges across bomb craters on main thoroughfares and have just...

  • BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2173

    After tea, a group of Royal Engineers help Patience 'Boo' Brand fill up the washing up bowl with hot water from the water urn. The Engineers have been building bridges across bomb craters on main thoroughfares and have just bought afternoon...

  • BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2171

    Patience 'Boo' Brand and Rachel Bingham serve tea to men of the Royal Engineers from the back of a WVS tea car, donated to the WVS by the American Red Cross. The Royal Engineers had been building bridges across bomb craters in main...

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18774

    Soldiers of the Royal Engineers queue up to buy refreshments in the buffet car on the leave train. The buffet is run by the NAAFI. Drinks (including tea, coffee, cocoa, lemonade, Oxo and Bovril) range in price from 1d to 2d and sandwiches (including...

  • BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2172

    A Royal Engineer smiles for the camera in front of the WVS tea car, donated to the WVS by the American Red Cross. He is holding a mug of tea and a fruit pie, which are his 3 o'clock afternoon tea, purchased from the WVS tea car. The Royal...

  • THE GERMAN WITHDRAWAL TO THE HINDENBURG LINE, MARCH-APRIL 1917

    THE GERMAN WITHDRAWAL TO THE HINDENBURG LINE, MARCH-APRIL 1917

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-03

    Q 4956

    Officers of the Royal Field Artillery and the Royal Engineers (RE) cooking in the open air in a steel helmet over a brazier. Near Miraumont-le-Grand, March 1917.

  • kit bag, white, British

    kit bag, white, British

    (Equipment)

    EQU 2696

    First World War Kitbag belonging to Pioneer John R Hetherington.

  • Collection: GRAHAM JAMES (SAPPER)

    Collection: GRAHAM JAMES (SAPPER)

    part of "GRAHAM JAMES (SAPPER)" (photographs) Made by: Unknown (Photographer)

    2014-06-01

    Twenty four images (sixteen prints, eight postcards) relating to the period of imprisonment of Sapper James Graham of the Royal Engineers during his time as a prisoner of war, initially at Stalag XVIIIA at Wolfsberg, Austria then at Kriegsgefanenen Lager...