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Background imageGarrison Collection: Zulu War Rorkes Drift

Zulu War Rorkes Drift
RORKEs DRIFT Lieutenant-Colonel Russell and his men arrive at the garrison to find that Bromhead, Chard and their men have held out against a massive Zulu attack the previous day

Background imageGarrison Collection: WW1 poster, Types of the British Army

WW1 poster, Types of the British Army, Dismounted Branches, showing the various uniforms. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageGarrison Collection: Peninsula War: Badajoz

Peninsula War: Badajoz
PENINSULA WAR British troops under Wellington and General Picton, storm the garrison at Badajoz

Background imageGarrison Collection: Siege of Gibraltar - 1

Siege of Gibraltar - 1
The Spanish and French besiege Gibraltar 1779 to 1783 : the biggest attack involves 48 vessels and 100, 000 men, but is repulsed by the garrison under general Eliott. Date: 13 September 1782

Background imageGarrison Collection: Wartime poster, The British Colonial Empire (Ceylon)

Wartime poster, The British Colonial Empire (Ceylon)
Wartime poster, The British Colonial Empire, featuring a member of the Ceylon Garrison Artillery, with the Ceylon badge below, and the names of all the colonial countries listed on either side. 1940s

Background imageGarrison Collection: Stretcher party crossing the Menin road

Stretcher party crossing the Menin road. Gunner F.J. Mears, B.E.F. Royal Garrison Artillery, Died 1929

Background imageGarrison Collection: Stretcher party crossing the Menin Road at Gheluvelt

Stretcher party crossing the Menin Road at Gheluvelt, by Gunner F J Mears, BEF, Royal Garrison Artillery (d. 1929). Date: 1914-1918

Background imageGarrison Collection: Recruitment poster for H M Army

Recruitment poster for H M Army
Recruitment poster for His Majestys Army, showing different forms of transport and equipment

Background imageGarrison Collection: Army Intelligence Satire

Army Intelligence Satire
Cartoon on the comparitive intelligence of British Privates and Officers. the Sergeant-Major stating hes " ad orficers whats d more h intellec than what you got!"

Background imageGarrison Collection: India - Deolali - British Garrison

India - Deolali - British Garrison
British Garrison at Deolali (Devlali), in Nashik District in the state of Maharashtra, India - British soldiers and Officers outside the Billiard Room

Background imageGarrison Collection: A British Airman

A British Airman
A portrait oil painting of a British military airman, identified as Lieut. Reginald Theodore Carlos Hoidge, a Canadian First World War flying ace, credited with 28 victories

Background imageGarrison Collection: General Bullers return from the Boer War

General Bullers return from the Boer War
General Sir Redvers Buller driving through the decorated streets of Aldershot. Lady Audrey Buller is seen sitting beside her husband

Background imageGarrison Collection: Professor Dales balloon adventure at Gibraltar, 1889. An interesting balloon ascent was

Professor Dales balloon adventure at Gibraltar, 1889. An interesting balloon ascent was performed on 7th December 1889 by the aeronautic Professor Dale

Background imageGarrison Collection: Surrender of Pondicherry (Puducherry), India, after a siege lasting from 4 September 1760

Surrender of Pondicherry (Puducherry), India, after a siege lasting from 4 September 1760 to 15 January 1761, part of the Third Carnatic War

Background imageGarrison Collection: Thames and Medway Military Police, WW1

Thames and Medway Military Police, WW1
Group photo of Thames and Medway Military Police, WW1 Date: circa 1915

Background imageGarrison Collection: 44th Regiment at Gundamuck

44th Regiment at Gundamuck
In 1841 the 44th was in Kabul where uprising endangered the garrison. Constantly attacked, without shelter or food, the force waded in deep snow through narrow passes for four days trying to reach

Background imageGarrison Collection: The military barracks at Pompeii

The military barracks at Pompeii
Excavation of the military barracks with Doric columns at Pompeii, 18th century, buried under volcanic ash from Vesuvius. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after J.B

Background imageGarrison Collection: The gate and military barracks at Pompeii

The gate and military barracks at Pompeii
Excavation of the city gates of Pompeii, and military barracks with Doric columns, buried under volcanic ash from Vesuvius. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after J.B

Background imageGarrison Collection: Church Parade, All Saints Church, Aldershot, Hampshire

Church Parade, All Saints Church, Aldershot, Hampshire
Church Parade, Royal Garrison Church of All Saints, Aldershot, Hampshire, with a military band marching and playing. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGarrison Collection: The Arrival of Maximilian at Gibraltar

The Arrival of Maximilian at Gibraltar
As Maximilians ship passes on his way to Veracruz to become Emperor of Mexico, the English garrison at Gibraltar fires a salute under the orders of Queen Victoria to celebrate. Date: 1864

Background imageGarrison Collection: Queens Avenue, Aldershot, Hampshire

Queens Avenue, Aldershot, Hampshire
Aldershot, Hampshire, Queens Avenue. Date: circa 1914

Background imageGarrison Collection: British Garrison Parade Ground, The Bluff, Yokohama, Japan 1870s. Date: 1870s

British Garrison Parade Ground, The Bluff, Yokohama, Japan 1870s. Date: 1870s

Background imageGarrison Collection: View of the interior of the new military chapel in Woolwich, London

View of the interior of the new military chapel in Woolwich, London. Sadly the church was hit by a V-1 flying bomb in 1944 and largely destroyed by fire. Date: 1863

Background imageGarrison Collection: British forces bombard the French garrison at Flushing, on the island of Walcheren

British forces bombard the French garrison at Flushing, on the island of Walcheren. Flushing is taken, but the Walcheren Expedition fails. Date: August 1809

Background imageGarrison Collection: Defeated King 1400 Date: 1400

Defeated King 1400 Date: 1400

Background imageGarrison Collection: SPANISH LEAVE PARIS

SPANISH LEAVE PARIS
Henri IV watches the Spanish garrison leaving Paris Date: 1594

Background imageGarrison Collection: FRENCH IN VIETNAM

FRENCH IN VIETNAM
TUYEN-QUAN 15-20, 000 Chinese besieged this town, held by a garrison of French, Algerians and local allies, for 18 days before being relieved Date: 14 February - 3 March 1885

Background imageGarrison Collection: Roberts Heights, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa

Roberts Heights, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
Officers Club and cricket ground, Roberts Heights, a British garrison town near Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. Date: circa 1905

Background imageGarrison Collection: Thirty Years War (1618-1648). The Surrender of Julich. 1621

Thirty Years War (1618-1648). The Surrender of Julich. 1621. Ambrosio Spinola with Diego Felipe de Guzman, receives the keys from the Dutch governor. By Jusepe Leonardo, 1635. Prado Museum. Madrid

Background imageGarrison Collection: Battle of Bizani - Surrender of Ottoman Garrison at Ioannina

Battle of Bizani - Surrender of Ottoman Garrison at Ioannina
The surrender of the Ottoman garrison of Ioannina (Jannina) after the Battle of Bizani fought between the Greek and the Ottoman forces during the last stages of the First Balkan War. Date: 1912

Background imageGarrison Collection: Royal Garrison Artillery - 55 Company - Cork Club

Royal Garrison Artillery - 55 Company - Cork Club, England. Date: 1908/9

Background imageGarrison Collection: The Royal Garrison Church, Portsmouth, Hampshire

The Royal Garrison Church, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Date: 1900s

Background imageGarrison Collection: Tatler cover - Henry Ainley and his new wife

Tatler cover - Henry Ainley and his new wife
Henry Hinchliffe Ainley (1879-1945) English Shakespearean stage and screen actor, , pictured in uniform in 1918 with his new bride, second wife Elaine Fearon. The marriage would later be dissolved

Background imageGarrison Collection: China - Weihai (Port Edward) - Rendition back to China

China - Weihai (Port Edward) - Rendition back to China
China - Shandong province - Weihai (Port Edward) - Street decorated to celebrate the rendition back to Chinese control. Under British rule from 1898 until 1930. Date: 1930

Background imageGarrison Collection: Tabriz Uprising, Iran

Tabriz Uprising, Iran
Shot-torn and pillaged Tabriz, and the army of the revolutionaries: the Ark, its garrison and its archaic cannon

Background imageGarrison Collection: Panoramic view of Cape Coast Castle, 1874

Panoramic view of Cape Coast Castle, 1874
Panoramic view of Cape Coast Castle, headquarters and garrison of the British on the Gold Coast, West Africa. It has been sketched from the bridge of the steam ship Volta ans shows the coastline

Background imageGarrison Collection: Bermuda - Dockyard - looking south

Bermuda - Dockyard - looking south
HMD Bermuda (Her/His Majestys Dockyard) - the principal base of the Royal Navy in the Western Atlantic between American independence and the Cold War - looking south Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGarrison Collection: Chaubatia Ridge, Uttarakhand, India

Chaubatia Ridge, Uttarakhand, India
Colonial army garrison and hill station at Chaubatia Ridge, near Ranikhet, Uttarakhand, India. circa 1910

Background imageGarrison Collection: German troops in Kiero, Finland, WW1

German troops in Kiero, Finland, WW1
German troops with cars outside the Russian garrison church in Kiero, Finland, towards the end of the First World War. Date: circa 1918

Background imageGarrison Collection: Kings Hill, Harrismith, Orange River Colony, South Africa

Kings Hill, Harrismith, Orange River Colony, South Africa
Officers Quarters (British garrison), Kings Hill, Harrismith, Orange River Colony, South Africa. Date: circa 1905

Background imageGarrison Collection: Cantonments, Harrismith, Orange River Colony, South Africa

Cantonments, Harrismith, Orange River Colony, South Africa
Cantonments (British garrison), Kings Hill, Harrismith, Orange River Colony, South Africa. Date: circa 1905

Background imageGarrison Collection: Passage of Col de Sfa in Biskra, Algeria

Passage of Col de Sfa in Biskra, Algeria
Nomads stand with their camels whilst travelling through the passage Col de Sfa in the deserts of Biskra, Algeria. Biskra was a French garrison town, known for its Saharan oasis. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGarrison Collection: Soldiers home, Potchefstroom, NW Province, South Africa

Soldiers home, Potchefstroom, NW Province, South Africa
Soldiers home (connected to a British garrison), Potchefstroom Cantonments, NW Province, South Africa. Date: circa 1905

Background imageGarrison Collection: The R. G. A. landing guns at Canakkale, Turkey

The R. G. A. landing guns at Canakkale, Turkey
The Royal Garrison Artillery (RGA) landing guns at Canakkale, Turkey Date: 1923

Background imageGarrison Collection: U. S. Marine Corps who fought at Wake Island

U. S. Marine Corps who fought at Wake Island
Group photo of the 47th Platoon of the U.S. Marine Corps, who defended America during the Japanese naval and air attacks on Wake Island in December 1941

Background imageGarrison Collection: William Lloyd Garrison

William Lloyd Garrison
WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON American journalist and reformer; became leader of radical abolitionists Date: 1805 - 1879

Background imageGarrison Collection: Drogheda Massacre

Drogheda Massacre
Cromwell besieges and takes Drogheda, ordering massacre of the garrison, some 3000 men (mostly English) Date: 12 September 1649

Background imageGarrison Collection: Rupert at Leicester

Rupert at Leicester
SIEGE OF LEICESTER Prince Rupert orders the city to surrender : but the garrison refuses Date: 30 May 1645



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