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  • AUSTRALIAN TROOPS IN BRITAIN, 1939-1945

    AUSTRALIAN TROOPS IN BRITAIN, 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1940-06

    HU 69089

    Troops of the Australian 6th Division, part of the Anzac force diverted to Britain in June 1940, march across Westminster Bridge, London.

  • EASTBOURNE CLUB FOR AUSTRALIAN REPATRIATED PRISONERS: THE OPENING OF GOWRIE HOUSE, EASTBOURNE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    EASTBOURNE CLUB FOR AUSTRALIAN REPATRIATED PRISONERS: THE OPENING OF GOWRIE HOUSE, EASTBOURNE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23929

    Lady Gowrie (centre) shares a joke with a large group of Australian repatriated Prisoners of War following the ceremonial opening of Gowrie House, a hostel for the troops in Eastbourne, Sussex. Lady Gowrie is holding a large bouquet of flowers.

  • EASTBOURNE CLUB FOR AUSTRALIAN REPATRIATED PRISONERS: THE OPENING OF GOWRIE HOUSE, EASTBOURNE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    EASTBOURNE CLUB FOR AUSTRALIAN REPATRIATED PRISONERS: THE OPENING OF GOWRIE HOUSE, EASTBOURNE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23926

    A general view of one of the lounges at Gowrie House, Eastbourne. Australian repatriated prisoners, Red Cross staff and civilians relax and read the newspaper. The original caption states that the lounge is "furnished with comfortably upholstered...

  • EASTBOURNE CLUB FOR AUSTRALIAN REPATRIATED PRISONERS: THE OPENING OF GOWRIE HOUSE, EASTBOURNE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    EASTBOURNE CLUB FOR AUSTRALIAN REPATRIATED PRISONERS: THE OPENING OF GOWRIE HOUSE, EASTBOURNE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23909

    A group of Australian repatriated Prisoners of War relax and read the newspapers in one of the lounges at Gowrie House, Eastbourne. Left to right, they are: Driver Harold Holpen (from Queensland), Sergeant Lloyd Jones (from Victoria), 'Mac' (...

  • EASTBOURNE CLUB FOR AUSTRALIAN REPATRIATED PRISONERS: THE OPENING OF GOWRIE HOUSE, EASTBOURNE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    EASTBOURNE CLUB FOR AUSTRALIAN REPATRIATED PRISONERS: THE OPENING OF GOWRIE HOUSE, EASTBOURNE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23925

    Repatriated Australian Prisoners of War enjoy a dance in the ballroom of Gowrie House, Eastbourne. The dance was held on the evening of Wednesday 28 February, following the official opening of 'club' earlier that day. The musical...

  • EASTBOURNE CLUB FOR AUSTRALIAN REPATRIATED PRISONERS: THE OPENING OF GOWRIE HOUSE, EASTBOURNE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    EASTBOURNE CLUB FOR AUSTRALIAN REPATRIATED PRISONERS: THE OPENING OF GOWRIE HOUSE, EASTBOURNE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23914

    Lady Gowrie pauses in her inspection of repatriated Australian Prisoners of War following the opening ceremony of Gowrie House, Eastbourne, to talk to Sergeant Major Bryn Jones, from Melbourne, Victoria. According to the original caption, Sgt Major...

  • PENICILLIN PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE: THE DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION OF PENICILLIN, ENGLAND, 1944

    PENICILLIN PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE: THE DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION OF PENICILLIN, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    D 17803

    Professor Howard Florey makes notes as he sits at his desk at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology in Oxford. Professor Florey is Australian and began his research into penicillin in 1938. It was in laboratories under his control that penicillin...

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major)

    H 3718

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill sings with a group of Australian troops at Tidworth, Hampshire, England, during his visit to the camp on 4 September 1940.

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major)

    H 8856

    British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, American Ambassador to London John Winant, and Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies after a ceremony at Bristol University on 12 April 1941 where Churchill, as Chancellor of the university, presented degrees...

  • VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

    VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

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

    D 27870

    A contingent of Australian troops march past the Saluting Base in the Mall. HM King George VI and HM Queen Elizabeth stand on the dais, the King taking the Salute. Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret can be also be seen, seated further back on the dais.