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  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 3640

    Sappers of 211 Field Park Company, Royal Engineers, attached to 44th Infantry Division, make 'Molotov Cocktails' from beer bottles at Woodlands, Doncaster, England, as part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940.

  • WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 15868

    West Indian troops in Britain: Many West Indian troops served as skilled tradesmen with the Royal Engineers, building bridges and pontoons in Western Command. Photograph shows: Sapper Williams, an MT driver, from Kingston, Jamaica, serving with the Royal...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 1583

    Royal Engineers and a sandbagged machine-gun post at Admiralty Arch in London, May 1940.

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 18774

    Soldiers of the Royal Engineers queue up to buy refreshments in the buffet car on the leave train. The buffet is run by the NAAFI. Drinks (including tea, coffee, cocoa, lemonade, Oxo and Bovril) range in price from 1d to 2d and sandwiches (including...

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 18771

    A Lance Corporal of the Royal Engineers checks the tickets and passes of passengers in a compartment on a train travelling between London and Scotland. The initials 'MC' on his brassard stand for 'Movement Control'. The men pass the...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 20762

    Royal Engineers marching through Preston, 19 June 1942.

  • Defence Medal (1939-1945)

    Defence Medal (1939-1945)

    (Decorations and awards) 1945

    OMD 2831

    Second World War service medal awarded to Lieutenant R Davies GC, Royal Engineers (Bomb Disposal).

  • War Medal (1939-1945)

    War Medal (1939-1945)

    (Decorations and awards) 1945

    OMD 2832

    Second World War service medal awarded to Lieutenant R Davies GC, Royal Engineers (Bomb Disposal).

  • Soldier and Girl Sleeping

    Soldier and Girl Sleeping

    (art) Made by: Scott, William 1942

    Art.IWM ART 16843

    image: A soldier in a greatcoat and a girl sit arm-in arm, sleeping together on a station bench. He is leaning into the corner and grips the girl's arm with both hands. Dressed in brown, she lies against him, her head resting on his shoulder,...

  • Night Convoy

    Night Convoy

    (art) Made by: Scott, William 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6514

    image: A convoy of troop-carrying trucks passing along a street at night with terraced housing on both sides of the road. All windows are blacked out and there are no street lights. In the back of the nearest truck, troops are visible lying under...

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