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Blown road bridge at Zepce, Rail bridge still intact. 13.00 25.7.94. Pencil drawing by Jonathan Wade, 25 Jul 1994; from collection of sketches made during peace-keeping operations in Bosnia 1994. Drawings and Watercolours 1997-10-4
Maung Pe, a chaprassee (messenger) in the Triangulation Survey Party, brought from Burma by Capt C F Close RE, 1892. Oil on canvas, signed and dated lower right 'G E Burrard/ 1892', Gertrude Ellen Burrard (later Lady Gertrude) (1860-1928), 1892; bust-length, facing forwards; in gilt wood frame. Oil Paintings 1951-11-9
General Sir Alexander Taylor GCB, Royal (late Bengal) Engineers (1826-1912), 1878 (c). Oil on canvas, signed and dated top left corner, after the portrait by Edmond Brock (exh 1903-1938), exhibited at the Royal Academy 1913 No. 577, by Fred Reilly, 1912 (c); half-length, in uniform, in profile to left; in gilt wood frame. Oil Paintings 1955-03-20
HMS Queen Emma, Commando assault ship, 1941. Oil on board by L/Cpl Brian Joseph Mullen (1911-1944), No 4 Commando and Royal Engineers, 1941, signed and dated lower right. The ship is depicted during the Lofoten Raid 4 Mar 1941. Oil Paintings 1984-09-17
HMS Prince Albert en route to Dieppe carrying No 4 Commando, 19 August 1942 . Oil on board by L/Cpl Brian Joseph Mullen (1911-1944), No 4 Commando and Royal Engineers, 1942 (c). Oil Paintings 1984-09-18
General Eliott and his Officers observing the destruction of the Floating Batteries, Gibraltar, 14 September 1782. Oil on canvas, inscribed, signed and dated lower left 'GIBRALTAR/ Blockaded June 21. 1779./ Firing Began Aprl 12, 1781./Floating batteries Sept 13 82/This scene Sept 14 at Sunrise/ G. Carter pinx. 1784' by George Carter (1737-1794), 1784. General Eliott and his staff standing in a group to right, the bombardment of the Spanish ships by British artillery from the mole, to left Oil Paintings 1996-07-107
Quarter Master Sergeant H Crisp, Portsmouth Militia Division, Royal Engineers, 1894. Oil on cardboard, artist unknown, 1894; half-length, with one hand resting on a shelf, showing his arm badges, his forage cap on the arm of a chair beside him; in gilt wood frame. Oil Paintings 1960-12-88
South African War through the Stereoscope, Pt 2 Vol. 1 and 2. Box of 89 stereoscopic cards published by Underwood and Underwood and produced (?) by Works and Sun Sculpture Studios, 1900-1902 (c). Photographs 1998-01-135
Lee Enfield .303 in rifle, pattern 1914, 1916 (c); with sling. Associated with Sgt S Scott, No 3 Commando, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Firearms 1998-01-171
Lee Enfield .303 in rifle, pattern 1914, 1916 (c); with sling. Associated with Sgt S Scott, No 3 Commando, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Equipment, general 1998-01-171
Mess uniform worn by Staff Sergeant D Hughes, 1994 (c), Corps of Royal Engineers Combined Cadet Force: mess jacket; mess vest; trousers; braces. Uniforms 1998-02-15
Mess uniform worn by Staff Sergeant D Hughes, 1994 (c), Corps of Royal Engineers Combined Cadet Force: mess jacket; mess vest; trousers; braces. Equipment, uniform 1998-02-15
Humorous account: 'ATS Through the Looking Glass' by Jnr Cdr A Varley, commanding 1/3 AA Group Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Coy, Auxiliary Territorial Service, 1944. Archives 1998-02-144
Papers relating to 2/Lt Edwin Walker, Royal Engineers, 1918-1919: postcard; booklet; sketchbook; booklet. Archives 1998-02-179
Three photographs relating to 2/Lt Edwin Walker, Royal Engineers, 1918 -1950 (c). Photographs 1998-02-180
Four reels of 8 mm cine film of variable quality, shot by Capt (Maj) P B Nicholls, Royal Engineers, whilst seconded to the Faridkot Sappers and Miners 1941-1942. Film includes footage of Razmak camp, including roller skating, life at a bridging camp at Dera Ismail Khan or Tank, Tochi Operations against the Fakir of Ipi in 1942. Video copies available with added commentary by Maj Nicholls, running time 20 mins. Film and Videos 1989-03-1
Wooden model suspension bridge built by Royal Engineers, 1900 (c); made by C Rocher, RE. Models 1998-03-25
Wooden model suspension bridge built by Royal Engineers, 1900 (c). Models 1998-03-26
Calonne, near Loos, 1918 (c). Oil on board by Lt Morris Meredith Williams (b 1881), Royal Engineers, 1918 (c). British troops in sandbagged trench, in the ruins of the town; a companion to FDA1991-11-50. Oil Paintings 1998-04-50
Major General Charles George Gordon, C.B, R.E/General Lord Wolseley GCB, GCMG, 1884 (c). Chromolithograph after Alfred Pearce; published by 'Boy's Own Paper', Pasternoster Row, London, 6 Jun 1885. Prints 1998-04-42
Photographic portrait of Sir Charles Warren, 1890 (c); by W and S Limited, 1890 (c). Photographs 1998-05-34
An officer in uniform, 1880 (c). Engraving by T L Atkinson after George Richmond RA, published 1880 (c); half-length in staff officer's (or Royal Engineer's) coatee. Prints 1998-06-99
Limelight signal lamp, Mk VII, with tripod, Boer War (1899-1902), 1900; associated with Royal Engineers. Equipment, general 1998-06-135
Limelight signal lamp, Mk VII, with tripod, Boer War (1899-1902), 1900 (c); associated with the Corps of Royal Engineers. Equipment, general 1998-06-136
Badges and Insignia of the Corps of Royal Engineers, compiled by F A Stevens, 1998. Archives 1998-06-154
CHRISTMAS GREETINGS. Greetings card sent to Mr and Mrs Thomas Goldsmith by 'Albert', Royal Engineers, Austria, Christmas 1945; with Royal Engineers badge and text on front; view of a church and some houses verso with 'Vienna, Austria' below, message opposite; probably made in Austria. Prints 1998-06-172
Key to the portraits of General Eliott and his officers in the painting of the Siege of Gibraltar, 14 September 1782. Oil on canvas by George Carter (1737-1794), 1784; also pen and ink sketch by unknown artist, nd; key to the portraits of Gen Eliott and his officers in the painting of the Siege of Gibraltar, 14 Sep 1782; associated with the Siege of Gibraltar, American War of Independence, Gibraltar (1779-1783) 1779-1783. Oil Paintings 1996-07-108
Manuscript letter from Sapper Harry Luck, 23rd Field Company, Royal Engineers, Boer War, 31 Aug 1900. Archives 1998-06-175
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
Transcript letters and photocopied telegrams of Capt Oswald Thomas O'Kelly, Royal Engineers, South Africa, 1900-1901. Archives 1998-07-21
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
Jersey and long underpants worn by Lt Col Nicholas William Andrew Tomlinson, 1980 (c), Corps of Royal Engineers. Uniforms 1998-07-46
Uniform worn by Lt Col N W A Tomlinson, OC 43 Field Support Squadron, Royal Engineers, BAOR, Osnabruck, during 1970s: combat jacket, hood, trousers, jacket liner and boots. Uniforms 1997-04-127
Eight cans of Services Kinema Corporation 16 mm colour cine film relating to miscellaneous twentieth century military subjects. REME Introduction (C1186); RADIAC Instruments (C1150 and 1151); Logistics in BAOR - the System in Action (part 2, C1281); Tank Killing (C1214); Sub-Machine Gun (C1212); Gunner Subaltern (C1145); Gun Laying (C1190). [RESTRICTED] Film and Videos 1990-10-29
A Thames barge passing through a pontoon bridge, with sappers assisting the operation, at Wouldham, Kent, 1911. Watercolour by Capt William Hyde Kelly, Royal Engineers, 1911; signed and dated lower left. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-09-13
Uniform worn by war substantive Lieutenant R F Coales, Corps of Royal Engineers, 1945-1948: service dress tunic; service dress trousers; 3 battle dress blouses; battle dress trousers; bush jacket; khaki drill trousers; eight shirts; jumper; shorts; three vests; two pairs of underpants; coverall; pair of hose tops; five pairs of socks; four puttees; three ties; general service cap; Sam Browne waistbelt; 16 shirt collars. Uniforms 1998-09-3
Uniform worn by war substantive Lieutenant R F Coales, Corps of Royal Engineers, 1945-1948: service dress tunic; service dress trousers; 3 battle dress blouses; battle dress trousers; bush jacket; khaki drill trousers; eight shirts; jumper; shorts; three vests; two pairs of underpants; coverall; pair of hose tops; five pairs of socks; four puttees; three ties; general service cap; Sam Browne waistbelt; 16 shirt collars. Equipment, uniform 1998-09-3
Handkerchief, embroidered (souvenir) 1945 (c), connected with Pte Thomas Streeting, Royal Engineers. Equipment, uniform 1997-11-117
Collection of one hundred and sixty one official photographs from the Middle and Far East, World War Two; collected by Maj Gen (later Lt Gen) Sir Frank Walter Messervy. Photographs 1974-09-79
Air Raid Protection (ARP) Helmet, Mk II, 1940; used by Maj (retd) W A Maidment. Armour 1998-10-167
Poncho, 1965; owned by Lt Col N Tomlinson, Royal Engineers. Equipment, general 1998-10-187
Linen Toiletries Holder, 1940 (c); associated with J Tinniswood, Royal Engineers. Equipment, general 1998-10-199
Life in the Royal Engineers FA Unit during the 'Phoney War', 1939-40. Account of service in the 24th Field Company Royal Engineers, part of the 54th East Anglian Division, by Edgar Boon. Archives 1998-10-261
Gateway to the future - AD 2000 and beyond. Video explaining recruit training with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers at Princess Marina College, Arborfield, 1989; 23 mins duration. Film and Videos 1997-06-88
Canvas sleeping valise, 1944; associated with Lt Coales, Royal Engineers. Equipment, general 1998-10-272
Large kitbag, 1945; associated with Lt R F Coales, Royal Engineers. Equipment, general 1998-10-273
Papers relating to Capt William Albert Larche Hopkins, Royal Engineers, India, 1943. Archives 1998-10-289
Maps; 1:500 000 Borneo, complete (?) set of 25, printed by US Army Map Service and 71 Base Rep Sec Royal Engineers, 1944-1946. Maps 1998-10-312
Maps; 1:253 440 Sarawak, second edition, complete set of 11; produced by 71 Rep Sec Royal Engineers, Mar-Apr 1946. Maps 1998-10-318
Sound cassette: oral history interview with Anna Moira Sloan Churches; she recalls her experience as a subaltern in the Auxiliary Territorial Service, later attached to the Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, 1939-1946. Interview conducted on 27 November 1997. Sound Recordings 1998-10-337
Two sound cassettes: oral history interview with Capt Alan Maddocks; two sound cassettes; recalling his service in the Royal Engineers, 1940-1941; the Royal Artillery OCTU 1941; 4th Indian Field Regiment, Indian Artillery, 1941-1945; 123 OCTU Royal Artillery 1945-1946. Sound Recordings 1998-10-346
The First Five Years. VHS video cassette, 1979; recruitment film covering the selection, training and tasks of young officers in the Royal Engineers; Catalogue Number C1429; 20 mins 40 secs duration. Film and Videos 1997-11-139
VHS video with two pieces of recruiting film for the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Engineering Officer Parts 1 & 2: 'REME - A promise of variety', (C8119), and 'Signal Decision', (C8120). Film and Videos 1997-11-147
VHS video: The REME. Recruiting video for the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers showing career opportunities for other ranks. Produced by the Services Sound and Vision Corporation; 1993; Catalogue Number NIV 439; 11 mins duration. Film and Videos 1997-11-160
VHS video with two pieces of recruiting film for the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Engineering Officer Parts 1 & 2: 'REME - A promise of variety', (C8119), and 'Signal Decision', (C8120). Film and Videos 1997-11-168
Infantry officer's sword, pattern 1895, Gen Sir Aylmer Hunter-Weston, Royal Engineers; modified pattern 1895, the inner guard is turned over to prevent fraying and damage to the uniform; associated leather scabbard, frog, sword bag and steel scabbard; made by Robert Mole and Sons, Birmingham. Edged Weapons 1965-05-29
Infantry officer's sword, pattern 1895, Gen Sir Aylmer Hunter-Weston, Royal Engineers; modified pattern 1895, the inner guard is turned over to prevent fraying and damage to the uniform; associated leather scabbard, frog, sword bag and steel scabbard; made by Robert Mole and Sons, Birmingham. Equipment, general 1965-05-29
Royal Engineers officer's sword, pattern 1857, 1870; blade was the regulation infantry blade, engraved with maker's name, Henry Wilkinson, the corps name and the owner's initials; hilt of gunmetal, with a pierced scrolled pattern guard; wooden grip covered in fish skin and bound with three twisted wires; chequered backpiece and pommel; leather covered scabbard; purchased by Lord Kitchener from Wilkinson & Son. Edged Weapons 1958-04-13
Royal Engineers staff-sergeants, Mk III, 1885 (c); blade has engraved decoration, including the maker's name, Robert Mole and Sons and the Regimental title; hilt design is typical of this pattern; steel scabbard. Edged Weapons 1967-06-40
Royal Engineers Drivers Sword, 1855 (c); blade is curved and flat, with markings for the maker Schnitzler and Kirschbaum and Frederick William IV of Prussia; knucklebow guard, with a Continental style leather finger hoop inside guard; wooden grip covered in ridged leather; steel or iron scabbard. Edged Weapons 1994-12-221
Infantry officer's sword, pattern 1845, 1840 (c); blade is spear pointed and double edged, with engraved decoration, including the Regiment, the Royal Engineers and the maker's name, Hamburger, Rogers and Company; 'Gothic' hilt; scabbard. Edged Weapons 1985-07-53
Royal Engineers officer's sword, pattern 1857; blade is fullered, a spear pointed and is double edged for the last few inches, decorated and engraved with the corps' name and the maker's name, Dolan & Co; guard is gilt brass; wooden grip covered with fish skin and bound with brass wire; steel scabbard. Edged Weapons 1963-06-13
Armoured car 6x6 Saladin Mk II, 76 mm (L5A1) quick-firing gun. Manufactured by Alvis Limited, 1958, in service with the British Army 1959-1974. Vehicles 1985-05-17
25 pound Ammonal bag used in Durand Mine, Vimy Ridge, Apr 1917; part of a 3 ton charge laid but not fired during the attack. Ammunition 1998-11-87
ROAD Phenix .7.96. Destroyed Polish pontoon bridge, probably Route Bluebird, 1996. Watercolour over pencil drawing by J H L (Hugh) Beattie, Inns of Court and City Yeomanry, Implementation Force (IFOR), Bosnia, 1996; destroyed Polish pontoon bridge, inscribed with title in lower left, but probably Route Bluebird, 1996. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-11-91
ENG PHINIX. Pencil drawing by J H L (Hugh) Beattie, Inns of Court and City Yeomanry, Implementation Force (IFOR), Bosnia, 1996; manual labour and bridging vehicles in use to build a bridge in sections on Route Bluebird. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-11-92
ENGINEERS 7 96 ROAD PHENIX. Pencil drawing by J H L (Hugh) Beattie, Inns of Court and City Yeomanry, Implementation Force (IFOR), 1996; Sappers using bridging vehicles to lower pieces being bolted onto a section of a bridge, 1996. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-11-93
Gone to tea. Pencil drawing by J H L (Hugh) Beattie, Inns of Court and City Yeomanry, Implementation Force (IFOR), Bosnia, 1996; bridge-building vehicles at rest during a tea break, inscribed 'ENGINEERS .8.96 PHENIX' and '40'. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-11-94
Royal Engineers welding a leak in a water container at Sipovo, 1996. Pencil drawing by J H L (Hugh) Beattie, Inns of Court and City Yeomanry, Implementation Force (IFOR), Bosnia, 1996; Sapper using welding equipment to repair a raised water tank, HGV with cab tipped forward in background. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-11-99
Vehicle engine, REME Workshop, Sipovo, 1996. Pencil drawing by J H L (Hugh) Beattie, Inns of Court and City Yeomanry, Implementation Force (IFOR), Bosnia, 1996; detailed view of engine mechanism. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-11-112
1 RHA REME at Glamoc, 1996. Pencil drawing by J H L (Hugh) Beattie, Inns of Court and City Yeomanry, Implementation Force (IFOR), Bosnia, 1996; Challenger Armoured Repair and Recovery Vehicle with AS90 self-propelled 155mm gun behind. Drawings and Watercolours 1998-11-119
Indian cavalry scimitar; curved, scimitar shaped blade, probably of European manufacture; mameluke hilt pattern, with grip of brown and white bone; metal scabbard; associated with Lt Col C Hemery, Royal Engineers. Edged Weapons 1961-11-206
Scarf, knitted; Auxiliary Territorial Service, 1943 (c); body has various shoulder titles, formation badges, medal ribbons sewn on; one badge loose - Robin Hood printed on pale green square, North Midland District (Northern Command). Uniforms 1994-04-380
Webley .455 in Mk 4 breechloading revolver, 4 in barrel, 1899 (c); issued 1900 to Royal Engineers and Royal Horse Artillery. Firearms 1965-10-204
Tranter Army model .450/455 in revolver; owned and used from 1879 by Capt (later Lt Col) Edmund M Burton of the 26th Royal Engineers during 1882 Egyptian War, 1884-1885 Sudan War, and the 1899-1902 Boer War campaigns; holster. Firearms 1968-03-35
Tranter Army model .450/455 in revolver; owned and used from 1879 by Capt (later Lt Col) Edmund M Burton of the 26th Royal Engineers during 1882 Egyptian War, 1884-1885 Sudan War, and the 1899-1902 Boer War campaigns; holster. Equipment, general 1968-03-35
Indian Army Staff Officer sword; blade is back edged, with etched and engraved decoration; mameluke hilt; brass scabbard with two loose suspension rings and cruciform lockets; carried by Maj Gen S H Sheppard, 1920 (c), Indian Army Staff. Edged Weapons 1959-07-91
Pattern 1897 Infantry Officer's sword; blade is inscribed with the corps title, the Royal Engineers and the maker's name; usual form hilt; leather sword knot; Pattern 1901 leather scabbard; associated with Maj C Sleigh, Royal Engineers. Edged Weapons 1959-04-234
Survey altimeter, 1970; made by Negretti and Zambra, London; marked, 'P/113149'. Scientific Instruments 1998-12-150
Camp Cookhouse Area, May 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-4
Sergeant's Sleeping Tent, Eridge Park, May 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-5
Captain Lamb's Tent, Eridge Park, July 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-6
Lt. Howell and C.E. Penthouse from Camouflage Officer's Tent, May 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-7
'G' Penthouse Area (Note natural and improvised Camouflage), May 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-8
Officer's Mess and Fire Point, June 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-9
N.A.A.F.I Marquee, Windy Day, Eridge Park, June 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-10
Other Ranks' Mess and entrance to Camp Area, June 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-11
Camp from officers' Lines, Eridge Park, May 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-12
'The trip over', Other Rank's Sleeping Quarters H.M.T.S. 'Fort Wrigley', June 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-13
Improvised accommodation No 4 Hold. (M.P's at Play), July 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-14
H.M.T. Ship Fort Wrigley, June 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-15
Off Normandy Coast, Early Morning, 10 June 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-16
'G' Camp, Ruined Chateau, Puits, Normandy, June 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-17
Interior of Ruined Chateau, Puits, Normandy, June 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-18
Flares and .A.A. Fire, Normandy, July 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-19
Tents and Camouflaged Penthouses in field. Sommervieu, Normandy, July 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-20
Ancient Cider Press in disused Barn, Normandy, July 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-21
M.T. Office Tent, Bretteville nr Caen, Normandy, July 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-22
Burnt out Tiger Tank and German slit trenches, August 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-23
'My Transport'. View from Tent, La Bruyère, Normandy, August 1944. Watercolour over pencil by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking, Royal Engineers, 1944. From a series of 32 pictures; preparations for D-Day, the Channel crossing, advance through Normandy, Belgium, Holland to the Rhine, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945). Drawings and Watercolours 1999-01-24