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  • THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-09-20

    Q 2863

    German prisoners being marched through Cathedral Square, Ypres, during the Battle of the Menin Road Ridge, 20th September 1917.

  • location sign, Menin Gate

    location sign, Menin Gate

    (Equipment)

    FEQ 65

    rectangular sign (45 x 7.5 inches) lettered in black on white ground, damaged and scorched by shell fire with two pieces of shrapnel lodged in the board.

  • PRE-WAR SCENES IN YPRES

    PRE-WAR SCENES IN YPRES

    part of "HIGGINSON H W (MAJOR GENERAL)" (photographs) Made by: Antony, Maurice (Photographer)

    Q 65796C

    Pre-war scene of a man cycling down a street in Ypres, 1914.

  • THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    part of "AUSTRALIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Australian official photographer 1917-10-29

    E(AUS) 1220

    Australian troops walk along a duckboard track through the remains of Chateau Wood, Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele), 29 October 1917.

  • location sign, Suicide Corner

    location sign, Suicide Corner

    (Equipment)

    FEQ 24

    sign rectangular wooden sign, painted black on white

  • trench mortar fragment, German

    trench mortar fragment, German

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 3491

    Curved rectangular metal trench mortar fragment. On the convex side are three rows of raised rectangular features while the concave side is smooth and slightly pitted.

  • SCENES OF DESTRUCTION ON THE WESTERN FRONT 1914-1918

    SCENES OF DESTRUCTION ON THE WESTERN FRONT 1914-1918

    part of "HIGGINSON H W (MAJOR GENERAL)" (photographs) Made by: Antony, Maurice (Photographer)

    Q 65796D

    Scene of destruction in the main square in Ypres, 1916.

  • PRE-WAR SCENES IN YPRES

    PRE-WAR SCENES IN YPRES

    part of "HIGGINSON H W (MAJOR GENERAL)" (photographs) Made by: Antony, Maurice (Photographer)

    Q 65796H

    The corner of the Grand Place, Ypres, 1912.

  • SCENES OF DESTRUCTION ON THE WESTERN FRONT 1914-1918

    SCENES OF DESTRUCTION ON THE WESTERN FRONT 1914-1918

    part of "HIGGINSON H W (MAJOR GENERAL)" (photographs) Made by: Antony, Maurice (Photographer)

    Q 65796E

    Scene of desctruction in Ypres, 1916.

  • stained glass fragment from Ypres

    stained glass fragment from Ypres

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 5473

    stained glass fragment from Ypres

  • SCENES OF DESTRUCTION ON THE WESTERN FRONT 1914-1918

    SCENES OF DESTRUCTION ON THE WESTERN FRONT 1914-1918

    part of "HIGGINSON H W (MAJOR GENERAL)" (photographs) Made by: Antony, Maurice (Photographer)

    Q 65796F

    Scene of destruction in Ypres at the corner of the Grand Place, 1916.

  • MEDICINE DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR: WESTERN FRONT

    MEDICINE DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR: WESTERN FRONT

    part of "AUSTRALIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Australian official photographer 1917-08

    E(AUS) 672

    Surgeons tending wounded at a dressing station near Hill 60 on the Ypres Salient, August 1917.

  • location sign, Polling Booth

    location sign, Polling Booth

    (Equipment)

    FEQ 168

    sign rectangular wooden sign lettered in black on white ground

  • PRE-WAR SCENES IN YPRES

    PRE-WAR SCENES IN YPRES

    part of "HIGGINSON H W (MAJOR GENERAL)" (photographs) Made by: Antony, Maurice (Photographer)

    Q 65796G

    The corner of the Grand Place before the war, 1914.

  • charm (fragment of German shell splinter)

    charm (fragment of German shell splinter)

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 4898

    Fragment of a German shell.

  • MG 08

    MG 08

    (Weapons and ammunition)

    FIR 8029

    The standard German machine-gun of the First World War, the MG08 was a water-cooled weapon employing the Maxim system of operation (see FIR 8095). The German Army was well equipped with machine-guns and accorded its machine-gunners an elite status....

  • framed stained glass

    framed stained glass

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 3344

    Roughly triangular fragment from a stained glass window containing two pieces of pale green glass.

  • location sign, Suicide Corner

    location sign, Suicide Corner

    (Equipment)

    FEQ 48

    sign rectangular sign black painted on white

  • ANNALES DE LA GUERRE 80 [Main Title]

    ANNALES DE LA GUERRE 80 [Main Title]

    (film) Made by: Section Cinématographique de l'Armée Française (Production company) 1918-09-02

    IWM 508-80

    I. French newsreel item on the British progress in Flanders during the Advance to Victory, September 1918.

  • Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Unknown

    EPH 3756

    Cigarette case

  • glass, stained, Ypres Cathedral

    glass, stained, Ypres Cathedral

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 6349

    glass, stained, Ypres Cathedral

  • trench mirror

    trench mirror

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 9323

    Rectangular glass mirror in hand crafted wood frame with wood back, there is a short length of hanging chain attached to the top of the frame with a metal suspension screw eye, the back of the frame is held in place with tacks and nails.

  • Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box, Class A smokers

    Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box, Class A smokers

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 1877

    tin, packet of cigarettes, packet of tobacco, card, 2 typed extracts standard Princess Mary's gift box with tobacco contents and card; also in the box, a typed extract describing the destruction of the 2nd Bn Royal Irish Regt at Le Pilley and a...

  • poppy, dried, framed

    poppy, dried, framed

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 3938

    Dried and pressed poppy in a frame (14 cm by 11 cm). The frame also contains a portrait photograph of George James Palmer in his uniform.

  • The Ramparts, Ypres, 24th April 1918

    The Ramparts, Ypres, 24th April 1918

    (art) Made by: Ansell, William Henry 1918-05-24

    Art.IWM ART 5204 b

    image: Looking along the line of the Ramparts, Ypres. There is broken and muddy ground on the left with smashed trees and pools of water. On the right, running along the top of the Ramparts, is a stand of young bare trees. In the foreground right is...

  • The Cathedral Tower, Ypres, 13th August 1916

    The Cathedral Tower, Ypres, 13th August 1916

    (art) Made by: Ansell, William Henry 1916-08-13

    Art.IWM ART 5204 d

    image: A view of the ruined Cathedral Tower, Ypres.

  • THE OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McLellan, David (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-07-28

    Q 9168

    The Canadian journalists in front of the ruined Cloth Hall in Ypres, 28 July 1918.

  • THE OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McLellan, David (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-07-28

    Q 9169

    The Canadian journalists in Ypres, 28 July 1918.

  • THE OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McLellan, David (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-07-28

    Q 9142

    The Canadian journalists visiting Ypres, 28 July 1918.

  • THE OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McLellan, David (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-07-28

    Q 9143

    The Canadian journalists visiting Ypres, 28 July 1918.

  • THE OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McLellan, David (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-07-28

    Q 9144

    The Canadian journalists in front of the Cloth Hall, Ypres. 28 July 1918.

  • THE OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McLellan, David (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-07-29

    Q 10374

    Canadian Journalists' party at the barricade at the Lille Gate, Ypres, 29 July 1918. The Lille Gate is at the south end of the of the Armentieres Road.

  • Gift1

    Gift1

    (sound) Made by: Whippy, Terry (recorder) 1988

    24916

    British private served as signaller with 280th Bde Royal Field Artillery on Western Front, 1916-1918

  • Last Post

    Last Post

    (sound) Made by: BBC Radio (recorder) 1984

    8567

    Music entitled 'Last Post'; recorded at Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium. 1984.

  • A LA GLOIRE DU TROUPIER BELGE 2 PARTIE [Main Title]

    A LA GLOIRE DU TROUPIER BELGE 2 PARTIE [Main Title]

    (film) 1919

    IWM 1051

    Belgian film of general activity by their own forces in Flanders, Western Front, 1916-1917.

  • In Bivouacs behind Ypres, August 19th 1917

    In Bivouacs behind Ypres, August 19th 1917

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1917-08-19

    Art.IWM ART 4894

    image: a sketch of a a line of bivouac tents pitched in a field, with British infantrymen standing amongst them. One man stands in the immediate foreground, looking straight at the viewer. Trees line the horizon.

  • Gift1

    Gift1

    (sound) Made by: Dickson, Hugh (recorder) 1978

    20865

    British officer served with 2/7th Bn Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regt in Ireland, 4-12/1916; served as Trench Mortar officer with 2/7th Bn Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regt on Western Front, 12/1916-9/1917; commanded 125th Trench Mortar Bty on...

  • A Grey-day, Ypres, 1919

    A Grey-day, Ypres, 1919

    (art) Made by: Paterson, Emily M

    Art.IWM ART 4761

    image: a landscape of the ruined buildings of Ypres, with blasted and bare trees against a lowering dark sky.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McLellan, David (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-01-08

    Q 9804

    A battery of 6-inch guns of the Royal Garrison Artillery, covered with camouflage netting in the snow. Near Ypres, 8 January 1918.

  • THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-09-06

    Q 3000

    Soldiers going up to the line in horse-drawn transport near Ypres, 6th September 1917.

  • THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1915

    THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1915

    part of "TUCKETT JOHN REGINALD (MAJOR) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tuckett, John Reginald (Photographer)

    Q 108904

    German shell bursting in Ypres area, 1914-1915.

  • THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-10-01

    Q 3220

    Panoramic view of the ruins of Ypres, 1st October 1917.

  • OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-12-08

    Q 3428

    King George V's visit to France and Belgium, 30th November to 10th December 1918. The King walks among the ruins of Ypres, 8th December 1918.

  • OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-12-08

    Q 3429

    King George V's visit to France and Belgium, 30th November to 10th December 1918. The King and the Duke of York paying homage at the temporary grave of the King's one-time equerry Major Lord Charles Mercer-Nairne who died in Ypres in October...

  • OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-12-08

    Q 3437

    King George V's visit to France and Belgium, 30th November to 10th December 1918. The King paying homage at war graves in Ypres, 8th December 1914.

  • OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-12-08

    Q 3438

    King George V's visit to France and Belgium, 30th November to 10th December 1918. The King paying homage at war graves in Ypres, 8th December 1914.

  • OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer)

    Q 3423

    King George V's visit to France and Belgium, 30th November to 10th December 1918. The King outside the ruins of the Cathedral in Ypres, 8th December 1918.

  • OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-12-08

    Q 3421

    King George V's visit to France and Belgium, 30th November to 10th December 1918. The King visiting the ruins of the Cloth Hall in Ypres, 8th December 1918.

  • OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-12-08

    Q 3431

    King George V's visit to France and Belgium, 30th November to 10th December 1918. The King and General William Birdwood pay homage at the temporary grave of Brigadier General Francis Aylmer Maxwell VC, CSI, DSO & Bar who died in Ypres in...

  • OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-12-08

    Q 3427

    King George V's visit to France and Belgium, 30th November to 10th December 1918. The King paying homage at the temporary grave of Prince Maurice of Battenburg who died in Ypres in October 1914.

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