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  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    ABS 483

    Four sailors guide the flag draped body of a shipmate into the sea during a burial on the quarterdeck of the cruiser HMS BLACK PRINCE. The chaplain conducting the service is reading a passage.

  • NAVAL BURIAL SERVICE AT DOUGLAS BANK CEMETERY, ROSYTH, SCOTLAND, 30 SEPTEMBER 1944

    NAVAL BURIAL SERVICE AT DOUGLAS BANK CEMETERY, ROSYTH, SCOTLAND, 30 SEPTEMBER 1944

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 25833

    21 crewmen of the escort carrier HMS NABOB who were killed when their ship was torpedoed during an attack on the German battleship TIRPITZ are buried with full naval honours at Douglas Bank Cemetery. The Reverend G Davies conducts the service at the...

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 4104

    The burial service on the quarterdeck of HMS SHEFFIELD, which helped to shadow the BISMARCK, of three ratings who lost their lives in the BISMARCK operation. A large number of the crew can be seen attending the service. The photograph was taken from on...

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 4416

    The Burial Service being read on board HMS SHEFFIELD for two of the crew of the German Tanker FRIEDERICH BREME who were killed by shell splinters during the shelling of the tanker by the cruiser in the North Atlantic. The service was attended by officers...

  • BURIALS AT SEA

    BURIALS AT SEA

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 682

    Scene on board the coastal minelayer HMS PLOVER as she departs for sea carrying the body of Captain J G Bickford DSO, who was killed on board HMS EXPRESS, in preparation for a traditional burial at sea.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 20071

    The funeral of the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Dudley Pound. The wreaths being thrown overboard by Sir Dudley Pound's sons as the navy says farewell at Portsmouth. The service is taking place on board a cruiser, on to the side of which a small...

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 25836

    The firing party from HMS COCHRANE arriving at Douglas Bank Cemetery at Rosyth. Twenty one members of the crew of the escort carrier NABOB who lost their lives when their ship was torpedoed during an attack on the TIRPITZ were buried with full naval...

  • THE FAR EAST: SINGAPORE, MALAYA AND HONG KONG 1939 - 1945

    THE FAR EAST: SINGAPORE, MALAYA AND HONG KONG 1939 - 1945

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 30558

    Prisoners of war and internees at Stanley Civil Internment Camp, Hong Kong, who were tortured and executed by the Japanese, inscribed their names and dates of execution on their cell walls as a record. The photograph shows the inscription made by D W...

  • THE CAPTURE OF OSTEND, OCTOBER 1918

    THE CAPTURE OF OSTEND, OCTOBER 1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer 1918

    Q 19252

    Graves of Royal Naval personnel from HMS Vindictive killed during the second attempt to block the harbour at Ostend.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 30559

    The last will and messages of James M Kim, a British Chinese member of the Hong Kong Defence Forces at Stanley Civil Internment Camp, Hong Kong inscribed on his cell wall as a record. - the reason for his execution is unknown. Note that owing to efforts...

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