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  • THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    part of "WEAVER KEVIN" (photographs) Made by: Weaver Kevin

    BOS 212

    Graves are dug during a Bosnian Muslim mass funeral in the Lions Cemetery in Sarajevo, June 1992.

  • THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYP 32034

    The Invasion of the Marianas Islands, June - August 1944: American soldiers lower the coffin containing the body of Lieutenant General Saito Yoghitsugu into a makeshift grave on Saipan. General Saito, together with Vice Admiral Nagumo Chuichi, had...

  • 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.

  • Carrying The Dead

    Carrying The Dead

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1943

    Art.IWM ART 17099

    image: two groups of soldiers walk towards a cross in a procession lead by a priest . They are carrying stretchers containing corpses wrapped in Union Jacks.

  • 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...

  • BRITAIN BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    BRITAIN BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "THE ROAD TO WAR" (photographs) 1910-05-20

    Q 81794

    European sovereigns gather for the funeral of HM King Edward VII at Windsor Castle in Britain. Left to right, standing: King Haakon VII of Norway, King Ferdinand of Bulgaria, King Manoel of Portugal, Kaiser William II of Germany, King George I of Greece...

  • Catch 22
Snowden's Funeral

    Catch 22 Snowden's Funeral

    (art) Made by: Lee, Dick

    Art.IWM ART 16784 11

    image: A funeral scene, with troops at the grave side, and a chaplain in robes conducting the ceremony. In the background is an Italian landscape, with a city on the hill to the right. In the middle distance a naked figure is visible, sitting in a tree.

  • 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...

  • 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...

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