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  • THE GRAVE OF AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER OUTSIDE CASSINO, 19 MAY 1944

    THE GRAVE OF AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER OUTSIDE CASSINO, 19 MAY 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tanner, A. R. (Captain)

    TR 1801

    French women and children who were unable to return home from Italy when war was declared, placing flowers on the grave of an unknown British soldier. They did this each day.

  • 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...

  • 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: Rooke (Lt) 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...

  • 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: Rooke (Lt) 1945-01-11

    GM 4446

    General Thomas Eastwood, the Governor and C-in-C of Gibraltar, stepping forward to place a wreath beside the commemoration plaque. Ceremony takes place on the end of the North Front airfield runway from which General Sikorski's plane took off and...

  • 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 3468

    Governor of Gibraltar General Frank Noel Mason-Macfarlane; Admiral Frederick Edward-Collins RN; Air Commodore John Simpson, the CO of No. 205 (Bomber) Group RAF; General Frederick Gordon Hyland, the Deputy Commander of Gibraltar; and officers of their...

  • 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 3469

    General Frederick Gordon Hyland, the Deputy Commander of Gibraltar, Air Commodore John Simpson, the CO of No. 205 (Bomber) Group RAF, and officers of their staff leaving 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: Rooke (Lt) 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.

  • 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: Rooke (Lt) 1945-01-11

    GM 4447

    Detachments of the Royal Navy, the RAF and the Army at the ceremony. Ceremony takes place 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...

  • 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 3470

    Governor of Gibraltar General Frank Noel Mason-Macfarlane leaving the Cathedral od St. Mary the Crowned after the funeral Mass.

  • 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: Rooke (Lt) 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.

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