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  • DEATH OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI, GIBRALTAR, JULY 1943

    DEATH OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI, GIBRALTAR, JULY 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR CENSORSHIP BUREAU LIBRARY OF PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1943-07-07

    HU 128102

    Polish Officer pall bearers carrying General Władysław Sikorski's body to the Polish Navy destroyer ORP Orkan (Windstorm) with Richard Joseph Fitzgerald, the Catholic Bishop of Gibraltar, blessing the General's remains, 7 July 1943. Dr Józef...

  • UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer 1945-01-11

    GM 4450

    The newly unveiled commemoration plaque in front of the all arms parade. The Army detachment in the background was furnished by the Dorsetshire Regiment. Ceremony takes place on the end of the North Front airfield runway from which General Sikorski...

  • DEATH OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI, GIBRALTAR, JULY 1943

    DEATH OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI, GIBRALTAR, JULY 1943

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Hutchinson (Sergeant)

    GM 3466

    The coffins with the bodies of General Władysław Sikorski and General Tadeusz Klimecki being carried into the Cathedral od St. Mary the Crowned followed by the Governor of Gibraltar General Frank Noel Mason-Macfarlane; Admiral Frederick Edward-Collins RN...

  • DEATH OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI, GIBRALTAR, JULY 1943

    DEATH OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI, GIBRALTAR, JULY 1943

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Hutchinson (Sergeant)

    GM 3463

    Bodies of General Władysław Sikorski and General Tadeusz Klimecki leaving Casemates Square to be conveyed to the Cathedral.

  • UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer 1945-01-11

    GM 4451

    The memorial plaque commemorating death of General Władysław Sikorski. The inscription reads: "Near this spot General Władysław Sikorski, Prime Minister of Poland and Commander-in-Chief of the Polish Forces, lost his life in a flying accident on the...

  • UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer 1945-01-11

    GM 4449

    Senior British and Polish officers, representing all services, saluting the new memorial from the unveiling platform. Ceremony takes place on the end of the North Front airfield runway from which General Sikorski's plane took off and crashed almost...

  • UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer 1945-01-11

    GM 4448

    The parade, under the command of a Royal Navy officer, saluting the new memorial. Ceremony takes place on the end of the North Front airfield runway from which General Sikorski's plane took off and crashed almost immediately.

  • DEATH OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI, GIBRALTAR, JULY 1943

    DEATH OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI, GIBRALTAR, JULY 1943

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Hutchinson (Sergeant)

    GM 3467

    The coffin containing the remains of General Władysław Sikorski being carried into the Cathedral od St. Mary the Crowned.

  • UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer 1945-01-11

    GM 4445

    General view of the memorial parade on the end of the North Front airfield runway from which General Sikorski's plane took off and crashed almost immediately. The north face of the Rock of Gibraltar towers over the spot.

  • DEATH OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI, GIBRALTAR, JULY 1943

    DEATH OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI, GIBRALTAR, JULY 1943

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Hutchinson (Sergeant)

    GM 3464

    Bodies of General Władysław Sikorski and General Tadeusz Klimecki leaving Casemates Square to be conveyed to the Cathedral.

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