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Description Object Type NAM Accession Number
Fragment of Sikh flag taken 1842, with possible connection to Fort Tezeen, Afghanistan; donor suggests connection with parents of Tazeena Harrison (nee Waller, born at Fort Tezeen 1842); her father was wounded and, with her mother, captured during the Retreat from Kabul to Jalalabad and held prisoner by Akbar Khan; associated with 1st Afghan War (1838-1842). Flags and Colours 1998-06-205
Cap printed with legend 'Free Kuwait', given to Lieutenant Colonel Nicholas William Andrew Tomlinson, Corps of Royal Engineers, from Kuwaiti colleagues on post War Reconstruction Team (Anglo-American-Kuwaiti personnel) prior to invasion; the cap was later worn by Tomlinson when UNOSOM in Somalia, 1991 (c). Uniforms 1998-06-206
Universal pattern white physical training shirt, nd; sealed pattern, 1992 and 1995. Uniforms 1998-06-207
All ranks red physical training shirt, sealed pattern, 1968, 1984, 1995. Uniforms 1998-06-208
Leather frog for Marandin/Barr & Stroud rangefinder tripod, 1940; introduced in Australia, the Marandin was in use until 1918 (c) when it was replaced by Barr and Stroud. Equipment, general 1998-07-1
Orde Wingate, 1941 (c). Black and yellow photocopy after drawing by Milton Caniff, 1998 (c); head and shoulders in helmet. Prints 1998-06-198
Joe Lentaigne, 1944 (c). Black and yellow photocopy after drawing by Milton Caniff, 1998 (c). Head and shoulders, three-quarters to left in peaked forage cap. Associated with the Chindits, World War Two, Far East (1941-1945). Prints 1998-06-199
Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten, Commander, SEAC, 1944 (c). Black and yellow photocopy after drawing signed by Milton Caniff, 1998 (c); head and shoulders, three quarters to left in cap with British badge. Prints 1998-06-200
Shield-shaped plaque with unit insignia and inscription: 'ACK-ACK COMMANDO', red and black painted wood with metal eye screwed into the top for hanging; collected by Mrs R Watson while in the Auxiliary Territorial Service, 1945 (c); insignia: hand drawing a bowstring with an arrow to it and another arm holding bow taught, below: line of black lozenges. Crafts 1998-07-2
Brown leather ammunition pouch, 1917. Equipment, general 1998-07-3
Five scrapbooks containing proofs of Gallantry Awards to the Army; published in the London Gazette, 1941-1949. Archives 1998-07-4
Photocopied newspaper cuttings, World War Two. Archives 1998-07-5
Family history compiled by Mr Kenneth Butler-Henderson; covers both his father's side of the family (the Andersons) and his mother's (the Masseys, Lords Clarina). Archives 1998-07-6
Papers published by Central Naval Museum, St Petersburg, 1998; includes greetings cards, calendars and guides. Archives 1998-07-7
Large quantities correspondence, including letters and airgraphs, from Sergeant Kenneth Arthur Cooper to his wife from Egypt, Ethiopia and India, 1940-1944; copies of 'The Spur', the journal of 928 Motor Ambulance Convoy, 1944, to which Cooper was attached; handbooks, teaching notes and other service documents. Archives 1998-07-8
170 photographs (first 97 removed from album); collected by Sergeant Kenneth Arthur Cooper, Royal Army Medical Corps, 928 Motor Ambulance Convoy, India, Egypt and Ethiopia, 1940-1944. Photographs 1998-07-9
Printed notice of congratulations to members of the Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars who were on duty at Windsor Castle, 23 Jun 1897. Archives 1998-07-10
The Stonehenge Arabs. Life story of Staff Sergeant Jack Judge, Royal Signals (from 1912) including his Plymouth childhood, education at the Greenwich Royal Hospital School, and his service in the Navy on the battleship 'Malaya' and cruiser 'Devonshire' 1928-1933; Judge was invalided out of the Royal Navy with Tuberculosis and joined the TA Royal Signals before enlisting as a regular in 1940; he served until 1965 in UK, India, Austria and Germany; widowed, he entered the Royal Hospital in 1992. Archives 1998-07-11
Press releases etc, produced by Media Production Centre HQ Land Command showcasing the British role in former Yugoslavia (1993), Operation GABRIEL in Rwanda (1994) and Operation CHANTRESS in Angola (1995). [RESTRICTED UNTIL 2026] Archives 1998-07-12
Newspapers, posters and other ephemera; collected by D Sqdn 9/12 Lancers in Bosnia, 1997-1998. Archives 1998-07-14
Collection of 118 items including artists' impressions of British Armed Forces occupied territory, currency and vouchers, 1930-1965 (c). Archives 1998-07-13
65 photographs collected by Capt James Donal Orme-Smith, D Sqdn 9/12th Lancers, Bosnia, 1997-1998. Photographs 1998-07-15
Daily Express, 31 May 1940; covers Dunkirk Evacuation. Archives 1998-07-16
Indexes of the 1st Bn of the Royal Sussex Regiment at Verdala, Malta, 1 Jan 1900 and of Royal Sussex Regiment casualties during World War One (1914-1918). Archives 1998-07-17
Copy (made in 1922) of a letter from Dr William Anderson in Patra, India, to Dr Davidson, 6 Oct 1763; Anderson, a surgeon of the Bengal Medical Service, was a prisoner of Coffin Cann and was executed on the same day. Archives 1998-07-18
Recruitment and demobilisation papers of Sergeant R J Watson 1942-1946, Auxiliary Territorial Service; with post-war material relating to the Women's Royal Army Corps Association; includes Atlas of the World War, 1917 (c). Archives 1998-07-19
Photocopied memoir and service documents of Cpl Albert Worrall, 19 Line Section Royal Corps of Signals, 1939-1946; Worrall served in North Africa, Crete, Iraq and Burma. Archives 1998-07-20
Transcript letters and photocopied telegrams of Capt Oswald Thomas O'Kelly, Royal Engineers, South Africa, 1900-1901. Archives 1998-07-21
Japanese military manual, collected by Bdr Leslie William Whitby, 82 Anti-tank Regiment RA (17 Indian Division) in Burma. Archives 1998-07-22
Copy carte de visite photo of Sergeant Thomas Tait, 1st Cheshire Rifle Volunteers (?). Photographs 1998-07-23
91 Imperial War Museum, Australian War Memorial and Greek-sourced photographs relating to the North African campaign; all acquired to assist with the 1992 El Alamein Museum project. Photographs 1998-07-24
Thirteen photographs: three mounted photographs of Volunteers, 1900 (c); eleven photographs of Sussex (?) Home Guard; five showing elderly officer and detachment with trophy cups; one mounted photograph of detachment; four of Home Guard training. Photographs 1998-07-26
Seventy Boer War lantern slides including the set, 'The Boer War of 1900' in 5 chapters (Nos 2-8, 21, 22 and 24 wanting); twenty duplicates; fifteen miscellaneous slides. Photographs 1998-07-27
Four Betacam tapes: two relate to the National Army Museum's special exhibition from 1998 'Touch and Go: The Battle for Crete'; and two feature voiceover material for the Victorian Soldier Gallery. Film and Videos 1998-07-28
1/35th scale model Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger II tank, 1990 (c). Models 1998-07-29
Pair of formation badges, 21st Army Group, 1939-1945 (c). Badges 1998-07-30
Cap badge, South Staffordshire Regiment, 1914-1918. Badges 1998-07-31
Flintlock blunderbuss, 1815-1820 (c); bell mouthed with spring loaded bayonet; made by Joseph Wood of York; issued to Irish Volunteers serving under Lord Enniskillen; terminal broken off ramrod. Firearms 1956-02-394
Flintlock blunderbuss, 1840 (c); issued to Irish Volunteers serving under Lord Enniskillen; Tower lock of crude pattern; slightly bell mouthed; ramrod has bone terminal. Firearms 1956-02-395
.75 in flintlock musket, India pattern, 1802-1827 (c); used by Volunteers; manufactured by Brander and Potts; fitted with early buff leather sling and ramrod. Firearms 1960-12-177
Flintlock .75 in carbine, 1815 (c); associated with two pairs of cuirasses recovered from Waterloo by George Clarke. Firearms 1961-08-59
East India Company flintlock musketoon, 1842; manufactured in 1801 by Manton; bell mouth and some Indian chiselled ornamentation; trigger guard and ramrod missing; brass ramrod pipes; used in 1st China War and captured at Tazeen on 12th September 1842. Firearms 1963-10-149
East India Company flintlock musketoon, 1857-1859 (c); lock made by Michael Memory of London, 1798; kuftgari and oriental decoration; ramrod missing; with cheekpiece and chequered grip; the Royal United Services Institute catalogue states that it was captured during the Indian Mutiny and is one of three given by the Secretary of State for India. Barrel probably made in India. Firearms 1963-10-150
Flintlock Mortimer blunderbuss, 1800-1807 (c); with spring loaded triangular bayonet; ramrod has horn terminal. Firearms 1961-10-10
Flintlock .78 in New Land Sergeants carbine, 1802 (c); used by the 12th Regiment of Foot. Firearms 1961-07-189
Flintlock musketoon, 1800 (c); made by A C Clarke in Dublin; brass barrel with bell mouth. Firearms 1963-12-251
Flintlock officer's fusil, 1795-1804 (c); manufactured by Henry Whateley, 1795 (c) and probably purchased by Lieutenant Robert Brooke of the 30th Foot; it is lightly stocked and made from walnut, which is typical of an officers musket. Firearms 1963-12-251
Percussion rifled carbine, 1897 (c); commercially manufactured by Patrick; converted from a flintlock carbine, probably 1830 (c); similar to a Baker rifle; no ramrod, sword bar or fore sling swivel. Firearms 1964-05-59-1
Percussion .66 in Yeomanry carbine, pattern 1842, 1847 (c); fitted with a single ramrod pipe, brass muzzle cap, pistol grip spur on trigger guard and brass butt plate. Firearms 1964-05-59-4
.75 in percussion musket, India pattern 1839 (c); converted from flintlock to percussion and similar to Lovell's conversion of 1839; converted lock stamped with the makers name of Adams; brass nosecap and three ramrod pipes, ramrod missing; trigger guard has an acorn terminal dated 1810; plain stock; poor condition. Firearms 1964-05-59-13
.625 in Baker flintlock rifle, pattern 1823, 1823-1830 (c); commercially produced rifle with superior workmanship including gold inlay on the lock; probably used by a volunteer rifle regiment; the muzzle has four holes two of which maybe for a bayonet boss or grenade launcher, but more probably for a ramrod swivel; the 'False Breech' is engraved with a hunting horn, as is the side plate; the brass trigger guard is engraved with trophies of arms with horn; fore end broken of stock; cock missing and holding screw broken off; slit stock. Firearms 1965-05-78
Flintlock hand mortar 1760-1770 (c); Earl of Albemarle family tradition notes that it was used at the Siege of Manila in 1762; typical English features: pistol type moulding behind lockplate, walnut butt; pineapple decoration on trigger guard matches that on a Pickfatt pistol 1720 (c); upper part of cock spur broken off; no marks. Firearms 1968-10-15
Paget .66 in flintlock cavalry carbine, 1808 (c). Firearms 1974-03-128
Smoothbore .76 in flintlock musket, pattern 1839 or late India pattern, 1839 (c); last of the India Pattern muskets; with rounded lockplate and ring-neck cock. Possibly used in Canada. Firearms 1953-10-54
Flintlock Militia or Marine .78 in musket, 1762 (c); ramrod intact; foresight missing; butt fractured; incorrect cock and wrong screws. Firearms 1953-10-54
Sergeant's Fusil .656 in percussion musket, pattern 1858; said to have been used during the Indian Mutiny, 1857-1859; manufactured by Mr Scott of Birmingham; brought to Britain by Colonel Scott, the donor's husband, who was at Ferozepore Arsenal. Probably issued post Mutiny. Firearms 1958-09-16
.577 in percussion cavalry carbine, pattern 1856, 1860; also known as the 'East India Pattern'; with swivel ramrod and slide and ring on nearside; nipple missing; lock in working order . Firearms 1960-05-23
.577 in percussion rifle musket, pattern 1853, 1858; also known as the Enfield rifle; used by volunteers; barrel badly worn. Firearms 1961-07-189
Sappers and Miners .577 in percussion carbine with Lancaster's oval-bore, 1855 (c); also known as Lancaster's Royal Engineer's carbine. Prize gun awarded to S A Goddard by the Birmingham Operative Tower Gun Screwers for services as arbitrator in advocating for their cause December 1859. Firearms 1961-10-11
.577 in percussion cavalry carbine, pattern 1861, 1862-1867; manufactured at Enfield; mainspring, ramrod and tumbler missing; possibly issued to the 5th Punjab cavalry. Firearms 1962-10-101
Smoothbore 1 in percussion musket, 1874; possibly an 'Elephant Gun'; forestock shortened and of close grained red wood; stock split; Tower lock. Firearms 1963-05-25
.577 in percussion artillery carbine, pattern 1858, 1861; converted from Pattern 1853 Artillery carbine; with ramrod; leafsight without slide; steel loop before trigger guard. Firearms 1963-12-251
.65 in percussion constabulary carbine, pattern 1842, 1849; bayonet clip typical of a Cadets carbine; hammer of lock chequered and slightly engraved; issued to the Irish police. Firearms 1963-12-251
Reduced bore, experimental trials Minié .630 in percussion rifle musket, 1853. Firearms 1963-12-251
Breechloading .577 in percussion Green's Patent Enfield rifle, 1864; converted from an Enfield muzzle loading rifle; with sling swivels, brass trigger guard, butt plate and nose cap; marks on forestock indicate fixture to rest for experimental firing; probably used in troop trials. Firearms 1963-12-251-1
.577 in Williams and Powell percussion rifle, pattern 1853, 1859 (c); made by Williams and Powell but marked with Tower and crown and having the characteristics of an Enfield rifle; possibly made for an officer or a volunteer; very poor condition. Firearms 1964-05-59-5
Indian Contract .65 in pistol, ordnance pattern; supplied by the Board of Ordnance for the American War of 1812; manufactured by William J Rolfe, Birmingham, 1814 (c); storekeeper's stamp used even though outdated. Firearms 1998-07-34
.577 in Snider rifle, volunteer pattern; commercially proofed, Birmingham Small Arms Company converted by C Ingram, Glasgow; incorrect rammer. Accession book includes bayonet. Firearms 1961-07-189
Breechloading .577 in Mk II** Snider rifle, 1863; converted from an 1861 cavalry carbine; sword bayonet fitting and ramrod; leaf sight; swing swivels. Firearms 1963-12-251
Enfield type rifle with Greener Brothers patent breech, London Armoury Company, hinged breechloader, Cornish pattern 1866 adapted from 1853 Mk II pattern Enfield. Firearms 1963-12-251
Sharps .577 in breechloading capping Model 1855 carbine, 1855 (c); fitted with bar and ring for cavalry. Sharps patent 1848. Firearms 1963-12-251
Calisher and Terry's Patent 1856 .568 in breechloading capping carbine, 1856 (c); commercially produced sporting weapon; manufactured by J. Blanch and Son; butt trap with cleaning rod attachment inside as well as under the barrel; diamond knurling on pistol grip and forend; sling swivel, but no bar ring. Firearms 1963-12-251
.568 in breechloading percussion Calisher and Terry carbine, 1857 (c); sword fittings, sling swivel and butt trap with rod; cleaning rod missing. Firearms 1963-12-251
Percussion breechloading .577 in Snider-Enfield rifle, 1867 (c); converted from 1862 Enfield rifle; barrel fittings for testing either gas pressure or barrel tension. Firearms 1963-12-251
Calisher and Terry .539 in percussion, breechloading carbine, pattern No2 altered 1861 (c) to pattern No 3, 1860; probably issued to British Cavalry; hammer missing from lock. Poor condition. Firearms 1964-05-59-6
Whitworth Patent 1862 .451 in percussion rifle, 1857-1862 (c); privately owned sporting rifle; manufactured by the Whitworth Rifle Company, Manchester; foresight incomplete, unusual backsight; with associated leather sling. Firearms 1964-05-59-11
Sporting .75 in percussion musket, 1847 (c); converted from a pattern 1842 musket by cutting down the forestock and sweating on a sling attachment to the barrel; hammer screw missing; no ramrod. Firearms 1964-05-59-16
Whitworth Patent 1862 .451 in percussion rifle, 1857-1880 (c); privately owned sporting rifle; manufactured by the Manchester Ordnance Rifle Company; leaf slide backsight, foresight missing; crest on lock as well as maker's name. Firearms 1964-05-59-17
Sporting .577 in percussion rifle, 1853 (c); converted from a pattern 1853 Enfield rifle; cut down fore stock; nose cap retained; bored out rifling. Firearms 1964-05-59-18
.75 in commercial production percussion musket, Lovell's pattern 1842, 1842 (c); weapon but not of military origin; probably issued to 2nd Royal Lancashire Militia, total length approximately 54 in, which is 1 in shorter than standard; ramrod missing; possibly commercially produced. Firearms 1964-05-60
Paget .685 in rifled percussion carbine, Pattern 1852, 1847 (c); converted from pattern 1833 flintlock carbine and originally manufactured 1827-1828 (c); swivel ramrod with no hinge; fitted with brass butt plate, trigger guard, ramrod pipe and nosecap; surface rust; wood pitted; associated with Queen's Own Yeomanry Cavalry (?). Firearms 1964-08-77
Paget rifled .685 in percussion carbine, pattern 1852, 1847 (c); converted from pattern 1833 flintlock carbine and originally manufactured some time after 1837; swivel ramrod with no hinge; fitted with brass butt plate, trigger guard, ramrod pipe and nosecap; surface corrosion of steel and brass parts; wood pitted. Firearms 1964-08-77
Westley Richards .451 in carbine, pattern No 5 1866, 1867 (c); also known as the 'Monkey -tail' carbine; belonged to the donor's grandfather who was in the Honourable Artillery Company. Firearms 1964-09-32
Artillery .577 in percussion carbine, first model pattern 1853, 1854; used by Volunteer Horse Artillery; fitted with pattern 1852 bayonet stud and bar and pattern 1858 nose cap; ramrod complete; the lockplate and perforated lugged rB front screw to the trigger guard are identical to the experimental short rifle of 1860; folding double leaf sight marked 200 and 300. Firearms 1965-10-204
Martini-Henry .45 in Mk II breechloading carbine, 1892 (c); possibly an artillery carbine; converted from an earlier Martini-Henry rifle, possibly a Mk I dated 1876; as a second class weapon it was relegated to drill purposes; cleaning rod intact. Firearms 1965-10-204
Martini-Henry .45 in Mk III breechloading artillery carbine, 1892; deactivated; groove under muzzle for bayonet fixing; frontsight and ramp rear sight; used for drill purposes. Firearms 1967-08-13
Aston .577 in percussion rifle, 1862 (c); rare example with full stock and pistol grip; originally a full stocked military match rifle, but subsequently shortened. Firearms 1967-10-43
Westley Richards .451 in breechloading percussion carbine, pattern No 5 1866, 1866; known as the 'Monkey -tail' carbine; issued to the Uxbridge Yeomanry Cavalry. Sling bar and ring. Firearms 1972-05-9
Double barrelled smoothbore Jacob's .73 in percussion carbine, 1860; manufactured by Swinburn and Son; issued to the Scinde Irregular Horse after the Indian Mutiny, commanded by John Jacob, designer of this weapon; steel furniture including circular patch-box, bar and sling-ring and trigger-guard with Baker style spur; swivel ramrod with large circular head; twist barrels. Firearms 1973-07-3
Manuscript notebook of Capt A E Palmer, Royal Artillery, with 2 ranging card inside 1912 (c); 2nd London Division Territorial Force range card, 1914, used by Pte Beaver, 14th Bn London Regiment (London Scottish). Archives 1998-07-32
Folder: 'La Campagne de 1815 en Belgique', by H Bernard; contains 10 maps and a book (Brussels 1954); Ordnance Survey map of Belgium, 1911; Ordnance Survy sheet 29, France and Belgium 1916; Ordnance Survey sheet 29 France and Belgium, May 1917. Maps 1998-07-33
Breechloading .303 in Martini Metford rifle, 1871-1890 (c); commercially produced, Birmingham; cleaning rod missing; equipped with original leather sling with runner and one end of the swivel loop affixed by a leather thong. Firearms 1953-10-54
Martini Henry Mk II .450 in breechloading artillery carbine; Enfield; issued to Shropshire and Staffordshire Volunteer Artillery; sold out of service. Firearms 1961-10-44
Breechloading Martini-Enfield Mk III .303 in artillery carbine, 1899; converted, probably from a Martini-Enfield Mk II 1874; issued to 'ICDM' Volunteers, 1902. Firearms 1962-08-45
Martini-Henry .45 in breechloading rifle, 1871-1900 (c); commercially produced by W J. Jeffrey and Company for volunteers or militia; cleaning rod intact. Firearms 1963-11-99
Braendlin Armoury Co .45 in breechloading single shot sporting rifle, 1900; Henry action; captured from the Boers in 1900. Firearms 1963-11-101
Soper Patent .450 in breechloading single shot rifle, 1868-1870 (c); Martini type backsight, notch foresight; cleaning rod with brass head, back sling swivel on front of trigger guard. Firearms 1963-12-251
Lee-Enfield Mk I* .303 in bolt action magazine rifle, 1900 (c), modified to a charger-loading 1910 by Vickers Sons and Maxim; shortly over standard length; standard sight and wind gauge; brass butt plate with trap piling and sling swivels. Firearms 1964-05-59-7
Lee-Enfield Mk I* .303 in bolt action magazine rifle, 1902 (c); commercialised, converted for match-shooting by Greener of Birmingham; cleaning rod and lower sling swivel missing; sliding-leaf backsight, wind gauges and foresight protector. Firearms 1964-05-59-10
Lee-Enfield Mk I* .303 in bolt action charger loading rifle, 1909; converted from Lee-Enfield Mk I* magazine rifle. Issue roundel to '4KOSB' Firearms 1965-10-204