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Warrington Road, 1917. Oil on paper, mounted on plywood, signed lower right 'R.T.COOPER', by Richard Tennant Cooper (1885-1957), 1926 (c), exhibited at the Royal Academy 1926 No 722. Devastated landscape of the Western Front. . Associated with World War One, Western Front (1914-1918). Oil Paintings 1992-12-45
The Working Party, 1917 (c). Oil on canvas by Richard Tennant Cooper (1885-1957), 1926 (c), signed lower right. Troops laying wire at night on the Western Front, 1917 (c). Associated with World War One, Western Front (1914-1918). Oil Paintings 1992-12-46
Brass paper knife in the form of scimitar, bullet for handle; owned and possibly made by Pte Philip Poole, Army Service Corps, 1916 (c); blade engraved with decorative lines, inscribed on one side 'FRANCE', and on the other 'ROUBAIX'. Crafts 1998-01-2
Two copies of memoirs of Mrs A E Bucklee, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and Auxiliary Territorial Service. Archives 1998-01-32
Brass trench art canister made from the bases of two 13 pdr shell cases; one with brass and copper regimental badges attached, commemorating Ypres, 1914-1917; one base forms the lid with badges of York and Lancaster Regiment, Staffordshire Regiment, Northamptonshire Regiment and Australian Commonwealth Military Forces; probably made by a soldier, 1917 (c), contains fragments of glass from Ypres Cathedral, Associated with World War One, Western Front (1914-1918). Crafts 1998-04-4
33 postcard photographs, some taken from official photographs, World War One, 1916 (c)-1918. Photographs 1998-06-181
Paper-knife in form of a scimitar, the handle being made of the case of a French 7.5 mm round, 1918 (c); brass trench art made from a round manufactured at the Atelier de Chargement de Vincennes, by a soldier of World War One; undecorated and uninscribed; the blade is of a soft metal, possibly copper. Crafts 1998-12-12
Cigarette lighter made from a British one-penny piece and a French coin, centime, 1918 (c); copper and brass trench art made from two coins, probably by a soldier of World War One; circular, with a band of copper between the two coins, the capped wick and circular wheel for striking a spark inserted into the top of the band. Crafts 1998-12-13
Cigarette lighter made from the case of an 18mm round, inscribed around the body, 'CONTINENTALS-', 1918 (c); brass trench art made from an unidentified, non-standard round, by a World War One soldier; lower half of round diamond hatched, with screw-on base, capped wick on top, and a circular wheel attachment for striking a spark soldered onto the side. Crafts 1998-12-14
With our troops in the West. Pencil drawing by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers; signed with initials; an officer, revolver in hand, advances with his men across captured enemy ground. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-46
Dug-out - in front of Loos, Vermelles. Pencil drawing by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers, 26 Jun 1915; signed with initials and dated. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-50
Soldiers in the trenches wearing the new gas mask. Pencil and wash drawing by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers; signed. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-53
In the trenches, Thiepval. Pencil drawing by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers; unsigned. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-54
10711 Lance Corporal Patrick Blessing, No 2 Platoon, 6 Section, Royal 2nd Btn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - about to throw a grenade - killed in action. Pencil and wash drawing by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers; signed. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-55
A trench at Maricourt, Somme, 1916 - mud 2 ft 6 in deep. Pencil drawing by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers; unsigned. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-57
A trench in front of Loos. Pencil drawing by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers, 1915; signed with initials and dated. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-58
Sketched inside a large dug-out made by the French near Loos. Captain C Daniels, my Company Commander, and another Irish Fusilier. Pencil drawing by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers, 3 Jun 1915; unsigned and dated. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-60
A British Sniper sketched at the Front, 10711 Lance Corporal Patrick Blessing, No 2 Platoon, 6 Section, 2nd Btn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - killed in action. Pencil drawing by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers, 1915; signed with initials and dated. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-65
Bomber bombing enemy sap-head. Pencil drawing on pink paper by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers; unsigned. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-75
A Dug-out near Loos. Pencil drawing by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers, 1915; unsigned and dated. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-82
20375 Pte Robert James Dixon, No 2 Platoon, 8 Section, 2nd Btn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. On Sentry-go in the trenches, 'To judge from the young soldier's expression sentry-go is not a particularly enlivening duty.' - killed in action. Pencil drawing by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers; unsigned. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-83
The Artists Dug-out, in front of Vermelles. The Dug-out boasts, amongst other things, a hinged door and table and chair. It was originally built by the French but is now used by the British. Pencil drawing Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers; signed. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-85
Observation Balloons. Pencil drawing by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers; unsigned. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-92
Firestep, Thiepval, Somme 1916. Pencil drawing by Lt Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Bn Dorsetshire Regiment, attd 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers; unsigned. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-12-98
Medal group awarded to 2/Lt R P Hallowes, 4th Bn Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) and 28th Bn London Regiment, 1914-1920: Victoria Cross 1915; Military Cross 1915; 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-20; Allied Victory Medal 1914-19, oakleaf. Associated with World War One (1914-1918). Medals 1992-07-1
Sound cassette: oral history interview with William 'Billy' Meade; he describes his service with the 5th Bn The Connaught Rangers at Gallipoli, 1915; being wounded; seeing the explosion of the mines at Messines, 1917; the 3rd Battle of Ypres; the Battle of Somme; his capture in 1918 and nine months as a prisoner of war. Sound Recordings 1999-03-52
Jug, 1917 (c); earthenware made by Grimwades Limited, Staffordshire; white with overglaze sepia transfer printed decoration; cartoon by Bruce Bairnsfather, entitled 'WHEN THE 'ELL IS IT GOIN' TO BE STRAWBERRY', a soldier dipping bread into a pot of plum and apple jam; coat of arms of Great Britain transfer printed in colour on the reverse; an inscription on the base relating to wartime Staffordshire production. Ceramics 1999-04-57
Tea Service (part), made from different items of 'Bairnsfatherware' with different marks, 1919 (c): three cups; five saucers (two spare); one tea plate; earthenware made by Grimwades Limited, Staffordshire; white with overglaze sepia transfer printed decoration of cartoons by Bairnsfather, 1917 (c). Ceramics 1999-04-58
Handkerchief decorated with caricatures by Bruce Bairnsfather; green cotton; printed in brown, red and green; published by 'The Bystander', 1918 (c); in the centre is 'Old Bill' and in the four corners a vignette. Crafts 1999-04-59
Somme Alphabet/ Castle/ 'H is a hero. 'John Smith D.S.O.'/ (just how he got it, he doesn't quite/ know)', 1916 (c). Charcoal, pencil and crayon drawings by Capt Godfrey E Castle, MC, 12th East Lancashire Battery, RFA, 1916 (c). Caricatures from a sketch book, 6 pp with descriptions and drawings for five letters of the alphabet, and 24 pp with scenes, 'types' and portraits. Associated with World War One (1914-1918). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-04-99
Brass lantern or taper holder made from a spent shell; probably made by a soldier of World War One; tall cylindrical design with naive engraved floral design; inscribed; top decorated with a crown of upright spade shapes. Crafts 1999-04-108
A pair of vases made from spent brass shells, 1917 (c), probably made by a soldier of World War One; identical vases, each with three feet, with pattern around the circumference from original shells, with fluted pastry edge top and three bear feet at base. Crafts 1999-04-109
Miniature brass coal scuttle with bullet legs, made from a spent shell, 1916 (c); probably made by a soldier of World War One; shell cut away in jagged tooth like pattern at the front, taller at the back; carrying handle and two bullets protruding behind as support. Crafts 1999-04-110
Cigar cutter made from unfired shell, 1914 (c); brass, steel, copper and plastic, probably made by a soldier of World War One; stands up right on a bakelite base, with hole near the top and push down lever. Crafts 1999-04-112
Vase made from brass spent shell, 1939 (c); probably made by a soldier of World War Two; tall and upright with insignia, probably a collar badge, attached to one side; inscribed with regimental name. Crafts 1999-04-115
Vase made from brass spent shell, 1915 (c); probably made by a soldier of World War One; with concentric circle patterning around the middle from original shell; fluted top with incised groove pattern; fluted base. Crafts 1999-04-116
Cigarette lighter, 1914 (c); brass, made from a tap handle and the nose cap of a Martini-Henry rifle round; probably made by a soldier of World War One; tall upright with tap handle as the base. Crafts 1999-04-117
Double branched candelabrum, with the base of a No 80 Vickerson shell fuse, 1914 (c); brass with bakelite, made from miscellaneous found materials; probably made by a soldier of World War One. Crafts 1999-04-118
Miniature jug or coal scuttle, possibly for a doll house, 1914 (c); brass, probably made by a soldier, World War One; tall, with tapering spout made from a bullet, with end of bullet acting as a fluted base to the jug/ scuttle; bottom of shell still contains manufacturer's details. Crafts 1999-04-119
Matchbox holder mounted with badge of the Honourable Artillery Company, 1914 (c); brass, probably made by a soldier, World War One; insignia mounted on flat metal folded into the form of a rectangle, with stem but missing original base so it no longer stands. Crafts 1999-04-120
A pair of decorative horseshoes made from the copper driving bands of shells, 1914 (c); probably made by a soldier of World War One; with existing groove lines and hand crafted squares bored through copper, forming a pattern; inscribed with 'France'. Crafts 1999-04-121
Paper knife, 1919 (c); brass, scimitar shaped knife with a bullet as its handle; inscribed 'BAGHDAD' 1919'; probably made by a soldier serving in the Middle East, World War One; decorated throughout with simple Arabian style decoration, including women and flowers; associated with World War One, Mesopotamia (1914-1918). Crafts 1999-04-122
German trench mortar grenade, used during World War One (1914-1918), 1917 (c). Ammunition 1980-02-26
Two (?) .303 calibre bullets with two finger rings from World War One (1914-1918). Ammunition 1964-05-76
Notebooks, regional and trench maps, unused notebooks, printed booklets of Captain Siegfried Sassoon, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918). Archives 1995-08-11
25 diaries kept by General Sir Walter King Venning as an officer with the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1902-1903, 1905-1906 and 1912-1918; as a staff officer 1924-1925, 1927 and 1931; as Director General of the British Supply Mission, Washington 1943-1946; and in retirement 1947-1953. Archives 1996-05-11
Album of 134 photographs compiled by Brig Bowcher Campbell Stenhouse Clarke DSO (d 1969). Associated with World War One, Western Front 1914-1918, Germany 1919, 2nd Bn Worcestershire Regiment, March Past, Aldershot, church parade, presentation of medals, officers, NCOs, staff 188th Infantry Bridgade 1915-1916, Northumberland Fusiliers officers 1916, painting of the action at Gheluvelt 1914, ruins of Festubert 1915, remnants of 4th battalion Worcestershire Regiment returning from Cambrai 1917, views of Ypres Salient 1918, 4th battalion Worcestershire Regiment, officers 1918-1919, German prisoners bringing in the wounded 1918, views in Germany 1919. (285 x 45 x 390 mm). Photographs 1997-12-75
Lamp base, 1945 (c); brass, with a fabric covered electric cable and red plastic switch; probably made by a soldier of World War Two; made from a 40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft shell and the base of a 25 pdr shell, with bayonet bulb fitting. Crafts 1999-10-50
'Old Bill' doll, 1916 (c); Bruce Bairnsfather's World War One character. Models 1983-05-13
Collection of 50 letters from 2307 L/Cpl Frank Bentley, 2nd Bn Grenadier Guards, to his brother Cpl Arthur Bentley, Royal Army Medical Corps, Mar 1915 to Nov 1917; papers relating to Frank Bentley's death in France, 1 Dec 1917; papers of Arthur Bentley, 2nd Western General Hospital, 1915-1919. Archives 1999-11-107
Collection of maps of the UK, France, Belgium and Germany, World War One trenches; atlas of Soviet Russia, 1942. Maps 1994-05-20
Miniature instrument set, made from a converted round of ammunition, 1917 (c); comprising of: case inscribed: 'TURQUIE'; fork; tweezers; spoon; knife; file; associated with World War One, Mesopotamia (1914-1918). Crafts 1992-12-57
Miniature instrument set, made from a converted round of ammunition, 1917; comprising of: a case with an inscription celebrating the victory at Baghdad; knife; hook; tweezers; scissors; file; associated with the Capture of Baghdad, World War One, Mesopotamia (1914-1918). Crafts 1992-12-58
Two paper knives made from cartridge cases, 1914 (c)-1918 or 1945 (c). Crafts 1992-12-59
Account by Pte L H M Cattermole, 21st (Eastern Ontario) Inf Bn, of his part in the fighting round Courcelette during the battle of the Somme, 15-16 Sept 1916. Archives 1992-06-3
Medal group of five awarded to Lt Col George Campbell Wheeler, 9th Gurkha Rifles: Victoria Cross awarded for his actions, as a Major, at Shumran, Mesopotamia, World War One, on the 23rd Feb 1917; British War Medal 1914-20; Allied Victory Medal 1914-19 with oakleaf; India General Service Medal 1908-35, with clasps: Waziristan 1919-21 and Waziristan 1921-24; George VI's Coronation Medal 1937. Medals 1958-02-1
Blueprint diagram of a trench mortar, 1917; drawn and traced by J L S, made for Capt E M Barlow, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), by Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, USA, 19 Dec 1917; front and profile view with numbered arrows showing each individual part; inscribed in pen and ink. Prints 2000-07-77
Album of 284 photographs compiled by 2nd Lt Richard Tennant Cooper, 16th Bn Middlesex Regiment, 1914-1916, 10th Cadet Bn and 16th Bn Hampshire Regiment, 1916, Royal Engineers, 1916-1919. Associated with World War One (1914-1918). Photographs 1993-02-375
Album of 24 official photographs, including one loose, showing scenes of the Western Front Campaign, 1916-1918 (c), World War One. Photographs include scenes of devastation; group of British soldiers with German trophies; German prisoners assisting in the evacuation of the wounded; burials; visit of Lloyd-George; wounded on stretchers; American troops; ammunition dump; captured German dug-out and troops advancing across open ground. Photographs 1995-03-88
Album of 26 official photographs, including one loose photograph, showing scenes of the Western Front Campaign, 1917-1918 (c), World War One. Scenes of devastation, Germans killed by a shell, British troops blinded by gas leaving for the rear and a tank; African troops performing a tribal dance, a group including King George V and Queen Mary, a visit of Queen Mary to a hospital, and the unveiling of a memorial. Photographs 1995-03-91
Album of 61 photographs illustrating the work of the British Ambulance Committee, World War One, 1914-1918; associated with the French Army; photographs include portraits, artillery, groups, digging graves, dugout, trenches, topographical views, ruined buildings and an ambulance park. Photographs 1994-11-123
48 official war photographs of the Western Front, World War One (1914-1918). From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Photographs 2001-01-277
Cigarette lighter, 1914-1918 (c); made from an American bullet, with steel top, maker unknown, nd; associated with World War One (1914-1918). Crafts 2001-01-372
Cigarette lighter, 1914-1918 (c); made from an American bullet, with brass top, maker unknown, nd; associated with World War One (1914-1918). Crafts 2001-01-373
Cigarette lighter, 1914-1918 (c); made from a French or early American round of ammunition, maker unknown, nd; associated with World War One (1914-1918). Crafts 2001-01-374
Pair of scissors, with case, 1914-1918 (c); case made from a German round of ammunition, maker unknown, nd; associated with World War One (1914-1918). Crafts 2001-01-375
Paperknife or ornamental dagger, 1914-1918 (c); made from a French cartridge case and an aerial flechette, maker unknown, nd; associated with World War One (1914-1918). Crafts 2001-01-376
83 photographs possibly collected by Lt Sydney Parker Pain, 4th Bn The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), attached 8th Bn The King's (Shropshire Light Infantry), Serbia, Salonika and Macedonia, World War One (1914-1918), 1916-1918. From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Photographs 2001-01-349
282 photographs collected by 2Lt R T Cooper, 16th Bn Middlesex Regiment 1914-1916, 10th Cadet Bn and 16th Bn Hampshire Regiment, 1916, Royal Engineers, 1916-1919. Photographs 1993-02-376
Papers collected by Capt Ian Barlow, relating to Light Trench Mortar training, 1917-1918; some papers refer to instruction given at Headquarters, 33rd Division, Camp Logan, Houston, Texas. Archives 2001-02-1
100 stereoscopic photographs of the Western Front, World War One (1914-1918), nd. From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Photographs 2001-02-256
Photograph album containing 84 photographs relating to World War One 1914-1918 and the Army of Occupation, Germany 1919. Compiled by Lieutenant Colonel A F Logan MC, East Surrey Regt and 21st Prince Albert Victor's Own Cavalry. Themes include the Western Front, India and the Royal Flying Corps. First of three albums. Photographs 1995-06-89-1
Album of 17 photographs presented to 2nd Bn Middlesex Regiment by the Russian 77th Infantry Tenginsky Regiment, 1916-1917. Photographs 1992-08-78
4th Batt The Middlesex Regiment The Great War Western Front 1915. Album of 41 photographs, including 8 loose, 4th Bn Middlesex Regiment, Western Front, 1915, and the occupation of Germany, 1919 (c). Photographs 1992-08-88
Album of 19 official photographs of the 1st, 1/7th, 16th, and the 25th Bns of the Middlesex Regiment, mainly associated with the Western Front, World War One, 1914-1918. Showing the 1st Bn resting near Cassel 1918, the heavily reinforced Battalion Headquarters during an attack Meteran 1918, the Bn post at Meteran, officers attending a wounded runner, holding a street barricade at Bailleul 1918 and officers at Cassel, 1918. Including photographs of the camp and operations against Senussi associated with 1/7th Bn, 1916 and the 16th Bn retiring during the Battle of the Aisne (possibly 3rd Aisne in 1918 not 1st Aisne in 1914, since the battalion only arrived in France in November 1915) and parading for attack on Beaumont Hamel, Jul 1916. The album also includes photographs of the 25th Bn in training 1915, the No 1 Special Coy band in North Russia and an unidentified Bn marching through Achiet-le-Petit, Battle of St Quentin and the first line transport struck by shrapnel, Battle of Marne 1914. Photographs 1992-08-130
Ornamental dagger, trench art, 1914 (c); maker unknown, France; associated with G H Rogers; made from a flat piece of brass, from a spent shell case; shaped as curved dagger, decorated with a hammered pattern of branches and leaves on both sides; inscribed 'Rouen St. Etienne'. Crafts 2001-04-62
Ornamental dagger, trench art, 1914 (c); maker unknown, France; associated with G H Rogers; made from a flat piece of brass, from a spent shell case; shaped as curved dagger, decorated with a hammered pattern of branches and leaves on both sides. Crafts 2001-04-63
54 letters and postcards with envelopes, 1915-1916; associated with 8th Army Corps, 2 Royal Naval Division, 2/Lt Howard Hicklenton, 2/4th Bn City of London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), Gallipoli, Malta and Egypt; letters provide details of troop movements, drawings of local military areas, fighting, casualties and life in the trenches. Archives 2001-06-14
Gallipoli shrapnel over Reserve Trenches looking towards Chocolate Hill, 1915. Watercolour, signed lower right 'T.C.Dugdale', by S/Sgt Thomas Cantrell Dugdale (1880-1952), Middlesex Yeomanry; associated with World War One, Gallipoli (1915-1916). Drawings and Watercolours 2001-07-13
16 Christmas cards and two Easter cards sent during World War One (1914-1918); most were produced by The Buffs Regiment and show an imprint of The Buffs dragon on the front; sent by various individual soldiers, companies or headquarters from France, UK, Palestine and Mesopotamia, and Salonica. From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Archives 2001-07-136
337 photographs collected by Maj Gen Sir Edmund Hakewill-Smith, 1917-1955; the photographs cover World War One, 1917-1918, World War Two 1942-1945 and 1946-1955; locations include Belgium, Germany, Scotland, Holland, India, and Switzerland; individuals depicted include 2/Lt E H Smith, Von Hindenburg, the Kaiser, Ludendorff, Montgomery, and Maj Gen Hakewill-Smith. Photographs 1990-07-180
Album of 96 photographs relating to Lt William Charles Carter, Artists' Rifles The London Regiment from 1913 and 13 Sqn Royal Flying Corps 1917-1918; associated with World War One (1914-1918). Photographs 2001-07-1097
Decorated Bofors anti-aircraft gun brass shell case, with applied badge of the Middlesex Regiment and fluted rim, 1945 (c); manufactured by PP/C 1942, decorated 1945 (c). Crafts 2001-08-310
Decorated Bofors anti-aircraft gun brass shell case, with applied badge of the Middlesex Regiment and fluted rim, 1943 (c); manufactured by RLB (Royal Ordnance Factory Birtley ?), 1943 . Crafts 2001-08-311
East Kent Diary - Unchanging Face of Canterbury; press cutting of an article about William Pearson, 7th Bn the Buffs Regiment, and his drawings and paintings for the Buffs during his service in France and Flanders in World War One, 1980 (c). From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Archives 2001-07-325
Miniature model of a male tank, 1916; brass trench art made by a soldier, 1916 (c); with movable guns, probably made from scrap brass from the battlefield. Crafts 2001-08-948
Decorated 75 mm shell case, 1917 (c); brass manufactured in Berndorf, Germany, 1917, and possibly decorated by Turkish troops or in Egypt, 1917 (c); with chased design of figures and animals in the style of ancient Egyptian painting; associated with World War One, Egypt and Palestine (1914-1918). Crafts 2001-08-949
Trench art miniature bayonet or paper knife, 1915 (c); belonged to Lt William Francis Eve, City of London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles), nd; maker unknown; made of metal with a wooden handle, stamped with a crossed T shape and the name Ypres, on the blade, 1915 (c); associated with World War One, Western Front (1914-1918). Crafts 2001-09-278
Trench art example of a man's ring, 1915 (c); belonged to Lt William Francis Eve, City of London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles); maker unknown; made of aluminium with brass; signet ring type, with an brass plaque in the place of a stone; an inscription associates the ring with Hooge in the Ypres Salient, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 9 Aug 1915. Crafts 2001-09-279
Five photocopy drawings by 2/Lt R A S Phillips, 7th Bn The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), World War One (1914-1918), 1918; subjects include a dugout, mess, two portraits, and a car. From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Archives 2001-07-319
Photocopy press cutting, nd; gives information about, and shows, 'A Trench Cartoon' drawn by Sgt F C Peattie, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) in India, South Africa, World War One (1914-1918). From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Archives 2001-07-324
32 photographs collected by Lt F R Parsons, Staffordshire Regiment and Machine Gun Corps, 1915-1918, World War One; subjects include portraits, groups, practice trenches, tents, officers, a lorry, a mule line and anti-aircraft and anti-submarine guns on a troopship; locations include Grantham England, Salonica, and the Eastern Front. Photographs 1988-04-9
A Dashing Deed in the Western Campaign: How the Buffs Stormed the Château de Flandres and Held the Cross Roads at Radinghem Against Overwhelming Rifle and Shell Fire. Relief halftone after Christopher Clark, nd; published by 'The Sphere'. From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Prints 2001-04-570
Paperweight made up of two 18 pdr shell cases, World War One (1914-1918), 1916. From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Crafts 2001-04-909
Lighter and ashtray (?), trench art, nd; maker unknown, 1919 (c); made up of a 1907 18 pdr shell base as the base with a French 'la belle' round in the centre, and on top of that a British .303 in round of ammunition, the top of which unscrews. From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Crafts 2001-04-823
Lid (?), trench art, nd; made up of an 18 pdr shell base with a British shell nose cap fuse on top, maker unknown, 1919 (c). From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Crafts 2001-04-824
Cigarette lighter, trench art, nd. From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Crafts 2001-04-868
Three trench maps, associated with 1st Bn The Buffs (East Kent Regiment); maps cover areas including Mercourt l'Abbe, Merlancourt, Heilly, Dernancourt and Baizieux; associated with World War One, Western Front (1914-1918). From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Maps 2002-01-115
Four trench maps of France, 1916-1918; maps include location such as Albert, Cherisy, Hendecourt lez-Cagnicourt, Vis-en-Artois and Miraumont. From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Maps 2002-01-116
All Objectives Taken - Also A Few Objects!, 1918 (c). Photograph after a drawing by Fred Bennett, Somme, France, 1918; cartoon of a scene where, in front of a trench full of Germans, a relaxed and grinning British officer is warned by a German soldier, in a mixture of French and German, to leave the area as quickly as possible. From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Prints 2001-04-635