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  • THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1914-1918: PERSONALITIES

    THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1914-1918: PERSONALITIES

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Vandyke 1910

    Q 115124

    Full length portrait of Field Marshal Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, in full dress uniform and carrying his Field Marshal's Baton, taken shortly after being promoted to the rank and before his appointment as British Governor General of Egypt and the...

  • The RAMC in training, Blackpool : the medical inspection room and dispensary

    The RAMC in training, Blackpool : the medical inspection room and dispensary

    (art) Made by: Lobley, J Hodgson 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3681

    image: The interior of a large tent being used as a medical inspection room and dispensary. In the left foreground one RAMC orderly examines another with a stethoscope. Another man writes at a desk to the right, with other RAMC personnel and medical...

  • badge, unit, British, shoulder title, 22nd (7th City) Battalion Manchester Regiment ('Manchester Pals'), other ranks

    badge, unit, British, shoulder title, 22nd (7th City) Battalion Manchester Regiment ('Manchester Pals'), other ranks

    (uniforms and insignia)

    INS 5641

    brass open-work badge in the form of two narrow curved scrolls arranged in the form of a flattened oval; embossed on upper scroll 'CITY', and the on the lower 'MANCHESTER'. A large number '7' is formed in the central space...

  • badge, unit, shoulder title, British, 24th Battalion, Manchester Regiment (Oldham) (Pioneers)

    badge, unit, shoulder title, British, 24th Battalion, Manchester Regiment (Oldham) (Pioneers)

    (uniforms and insignia)

    INS 7643

    brass open flattened oval badge formed from two scrolls enclosing the number '24'; upper scroll embossed 'OLDHAM'; lower scroll marked 'MANCHESTER'.

  • Mont St Quentin and Péronne From Near Maisonette, 1918

    Mont St Quentin and Péronne From Near Maisonette, 1918

    (art) Made by: Hodge, Francis Edwin 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2289

    image: A view of Péronne and Mont St Quentin with artillery fire on the peak of the hill. The town lies at the foot of the hills, and the river below this.

  • Sick Parade: British Labour Corps, Indian Troops, Chinese Labour Corps. and German Prisoners of War, Menin Road Aid Post Ypres, 1919

    Sick Parade: British Labour Corps, Indian Troops, Chinese Labour Corps. and German Prisoners of War, Menin Road Aid Post Ypres, 1919

    (art) Made by: Mackey, Haydn Reynolds

    Art.IWM ART 3781

    image: The interior of an aid post on the Menin Road near Ypres in Belgium. A doctor stands by a table covered in medical supplies with a British soldier lying on a stretcher by his feet. On the right hand side is a parade of sick men, comprising an...

  • The QMAAC Convalescent Home, Le Touquet, 1919

    The QMAAC Convalescent Home, Le Touquet, 1919

    (art) Made by: Lavery, John 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2885

    image: A view of the outside of an attractive white building with a red roof used as a convalescent home. The building has a verandah, where several uniformed figures are sitting on chairs. In the right foreground, two uniformed figures sit in chairs...

  • The Operating Theatre, 41st Casualty Clearing Station, 1918

    The Operating Theatre, 41st Casualty Clearing Station, 1918

    (art) Made by: Lobley, J Hodgson 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3750

    image: The interior of a casualty clearing station with a patient under anaesthetic lying on an operating table surrounded by five medical staff, all dressed in white. In the foreground is a table full of medical instruments and an array of gas canisters...

  • Welsh Knife with scabbard

    Welsh Knife with scabbard

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: Wilkinson Sword Co Ltd, London (Undefined)

    WEA 785

    The "Welsh Knife" was designed in 1916 by the sculptor and armourer Felix Joubert and patented by him, as a "new or improved trench knife". It was allegedly based on an ancient Welsh weapon, although the existence of such a distinctly...

  • clasp knife - Artillery Officer's

    clasp knife - Artillery Officer's

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: Rodgers, Joseph and Sons England & Sheffield

    WEA 780

    Clasp Knife carried during the First World War by Major M F Hall, while serving with the 4th West Riding (Howitzer) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Although the army issued simple clasp knives, many soldiers chose to carry privately purchased examples...

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