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  • WOMEN'S ARMY AUXILIARY CORPS ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    WOMEN'S ARMY AUXILIARY CORPS ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McLellan, David (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-02-09

    Q 8468

    Members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) tending the graves of British soldiers in a cemetery at Abbeville, France, on 9 February 1918.

  • 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...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 3645

    A soldier examines the grave of a 1st Airborne Division soldier killed at Arnhem the previous September, 15 April 1945.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 8302

    Troops use a mine detector along the side of a road during the offensive south of Caumont, 31 July 1944. A dead German lies in the foreground.

  • 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 GRAVE OF NURSE EDITH CAVELL, BELGIUM

    THE GRAVE OF NURSE EDITH CAVELL, BELGIUM

    part of "AUSTRALIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Australian official photographer

    E(AUS) 4088

    A view of the grave of Nurse Edith Cavell in Brussels. Many wreaths decorate the grave, including one from King Albert of Belgium, which can be seen hanging on the fence to the right hand side of the grave. A Union flag also decorates the grave.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 1324

    Soldiers inspect graves at the South African First World War cemetery at Delville Wood, 13 November 1944.

  • NURSE EDITH CAVELL 1865-1915

    NURSE EDITH CAVELL 1865-1915

    part of "WILKINS E B (MISS)" (photographs) 1915-10

    Q 58133

    Trial and Execution - A photograph of the first page of Edith Cavell's last letter, dated 11 October 1915. In the letter, which begins "My dear sister" (probably referring to Sister Wilkins), Edith talks about the settling of her accounts...

  • 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 25109

    The crew of HMS QUILLIAM gather on the quarterdeck for the burial at sea of a shipmate killed during recent bombardment of Japanese held positions around Sebang. They stand under the shadow of one of the destroyers 4.7 inch guns.

  • THE UNVEILING OF THE CENOTAPH, LONDON, 1920

    THE UNVEILING OF THE CENOTAPH, LONDON, 1920

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Crane, Arthur

    Q 14965

    King George V prepares to unveil the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London, by pressing a button on the pillar in front of him which caused the two Union Jack flags to fall on Armistice Day, 11 November 1920. The coffin of the Unknown Warrior lies on a gun...

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