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Background imageStationed Collection: The Battle of the Roer Triangle; Second World War, 1945

The Battle of the Roer Triangle; Second World War, 1945
Sketch showing the Allied Second Army crossing the Vloed Beek in Holland during a night attack on the 17th January 1945. On the left of the image one can see sappers constructing an improvised

Background imageStationed Collection: LCC-MFB Cherry Garden river fire station, SE London

LCC-MFB Cherry Garden river fire station, SE London
Built by the London County Council, Cherry Garden river fire station was located at Cherry Garden Street in Bermondsey. It was one of four Metropolitan Fire Brigade river stations and, from 1904

Background imageStationed Collection: Bristol

Bristol
Members of the Bristol contingent. The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters (also known as the Volunteer Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters and simply as CCCF)

Background imageStationed Collection: GLC-LFB Eastern Command Control Unit

GLC-LFB Eastern Command Control Unit
The GLC-LFB was created on 1 April 1965. A series of photos was commissioned of each type of fire engine, either within or absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade

Background imageStationed Collection: The Plymouth

The Plymouth contingent at the newly built fire station. The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters (also known as the Volunteer Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters and simply as CCCF)

Background imageStationed Collection: Portsmouth (exact location unknown)

Portsmouth (exact location unknown). The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters (also known as the Volunteer Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters and simply as CCCF)

Background imageStationed Collection: Canadians in Southampton

Canadians in Southampton
The Southampton contingent of the CCCF who were billeted near the docks at the Apollo Hotel. The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters

Background imageStationed Collection: A CCF crew

A CCF crew
Crewing a British fire appliance somewhere outside Portsmouth. The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters (also known as the Volunteer Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters and simply as CCCF)

Background imageStationed Collection: Telegraph from Maharaja Bikaner to Major Crawford

Telegraph from Maharaja Bikaner to Major Crawford
Telegraph sent from Maharaja Bikaner to Major Crawford of the British 125th Rifles, stationed at Ahmednagar in the state of Maharashtra, India

Background imageStationed Collection: Indian Native Doctors at Hampton Court Palace

Indian Native Doctors at Hampton Court Palace, June 1902. Date: 1902

Background imageStationed Collection: Sikh Soldiers - 15th Regiment - at Hampton Court Palace

Sikh Soldiers - 15th Regiment - at Hampton Court Palace Date: 1902

Background imageStationed Collection: The Wonder Book Of The R. A. F

The Wonder Book Of The R. A. F
An illustrated front cover for a WW2 children's book, The Wonder Book Of The R.A.F, portraying a British Royal Air Force airmen smoking as he glances towards the sky

Background imageStationed Collection: WW2 R. A. F. Air Base

WW2 R. A. F. Air Base
This illustration shows an aerial view of a British WW2 Royal Air Force air base, combat planes are stationed in and outside the hangars. Date: 1941

Background imageStationed Collection: W. F. Sedgwick Advertisement

W. F. Sedgwick Advertisement
An advertisement for W. F. Sedgwick Ltd, London based Engravers by all the processes, including photographers, designers and artists

Background imageStationed Collection: An Italian Lake

An Italian Lake
A watercolour painting of some docked boats stationed against a fine waterside walkway, located by an Italian lake. A man in white uniform is leaning on a sack on the right. Date: 1917

Background imageStationed Collection: Reflections In The River Somme

Reflections In The River Somme
A landscape oil painting of a large flock of sheer, some of which are gathered by the edge of the river Somme, drinking, three boats are stationed next to each other. Date: circa 1919

Background imageStationed Collection: The Corral

The Corral
A landscape painting of a massive group of horses stationed at a tent settlement in the countryside, having been corraled before nightfall. Date: circa 1919

Background imageStationed Collection: A Fishcurer's Yard

A Fishcurer's Yard
An oil painting of a fish curer's yard, a carriage is stationed next to the building, beside an array of storage barrels. Date: circa 1918

Background imageStationed Collection: Horses and Barn

Horses and Barn
An etching showing a small, simple barn with a damaged roof and two horses stationed outside. Date: circa 1925

Background imageStationed Collection: Officers and signallers have stationed themselves in a loft or attic in the upper storey of a

Officers and signallers have stationed themselves in a loft or attic in the upper storey of a damaged building, whose windows command a view the enermy's postion

Background imageStationed Collection: Inniskillings in transit

Inniskillings in transit
The Inniskilling Fusiliers, stationed in China, are ordered back to Europe to die on the western front : a shipboard scene after leaving Tientsin (now Tianjin). Date: circa 1914

Background imageStationed Collection: Encampment at Montagu House

Encampment at Montagu House
The encampments set up in the gardens during the Gordon Riots in 1780. Over six days in June 1780, protests took place against the limited concessions of the first Catholic Relief Act

Background imageStationed Collection: Plaque to Canadian Artillery D21 Battery, Zonnebeke

Plaque to Canadian Artillery D21 Battery, Zonnebeke
The plaque is on the outside wall of the re-built church. The battery was stationed in Zonnebeke during Third Ypres, October-November 1917

Background imageStationed Collection: Scrap, 12th Lancers, Cavalry Regiment

Scrap, 12th Lancers, Cavalry Regiment
Victorian scrap, 12th Lancers, Cavalry Regiment stationed in India. 1858

Background imageStationed Collection: The Battle of Tonelero 1852

The Battle of Tonelero 1852
Battle between the Argentine Confederation army and the Brazilian Imperial Navy, commanded by Admiral Grenfell in the flagship steamer " Affonzo"

Background imageStationed Collection: Cabinet photograph - Royal Navy Officer stationed in India

Cabinet photograph - Royal Navy Officer stationed in India. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageStationed Collection: Letter from Albert Auerbach from northern France, WW1

Letter from Albert Auerbach from northern France, WW1
First page of a letter dated 18 August 1918 from Albert Auerbach of the Royal Fusiliers to his sister Lucy. He was stationed with his regiment in northern France

Background imageStationed Collection: Letter from Albert Auerbach from Rouen, France, WW1

Letter from Albert Auerbach from Rouen, France, WW1
First page of a letter dated 30 April 1916 from Albert Auerbach of the Royal Fusiliers to his sister Lucy from No.1 Territorial Base Depot, Rouen, Northern France

Background imageStationed Collection: Plymouth

Plymouth
A typical scene in the Blitzed city of Plymouth. The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters (also known as the Volunteer Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters and simply as CCCF)

Background imageStationed Collection: Training from a tower

Training from a tower
One of the slightly more hazardous aspects of training was from the tower. The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters (also known as the Volunteer Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters and simply as CCCF)

Background imageStationed Collection: Football Match between England and Scotland - Trimulgherry

Football Match between England and Scotland - Trimulgherry
Football Match between England and Scotland - Tirumalagiri (Trimulgherry), a major suburb of Secunderabad, India. Date: 1907

Background imageStationed Collection: Algeria - Bejaia - The Town and French Naval Squadron

Algeria - Bejaia - The Town and French Naval Squadron
Algeria - Bejaia (formerly Bougie or Bugia) - The Town and French Naval Squadron stationed there at this time. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageStationed Collection: GLC-LFB Dennis emergency rescue tender

GLC-LFB Dennis emergency rescue tender
The word Rescue was added to the sides of the London Fire Brigades fleet of emergency tenders, and ETs became known as ERTs (Emergency rescue tenders)

Background imageStationed Collection: Inspecting a new turntable ladder

Inspecting a new turntable ladder (this is a Merryweather). The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters (also known as the Volunteer Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters and simply as CCCF)

Background imageStationed Collection: The Golden Hind public house

The Golden Hind public house
A pub that was popular with the Plymouth contingent of the CCFF, the Golden Hind is still serving the community today. The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters

Background imageStationed Collection: WWI pen and ink and pencil sketches

WWI pen and ink and pencil sketches
A collection of First World War pen and ink and pencil sketches drawn by the artist when stationed in France and Flanders with the Northumberland Fusiliers

Background imageStationed Collection: LCC-LFB Whitefriars fire station with Fire King pump

LCC-LFB Whitefriars fire station with Fire King pump
Whitefriars fire station with a Fire King pump and crew. First introduced into the UK by Merryweather of Greenwich in 1899, by 1907 21 Fire Kings were in operational use around the country

Background imageStationed Collection: GLC-LFB HQ Major Control Unit

GLC-LFB HQ Major Control Unit
The GLC-LFB was created on 1 April 1965. A series of photos was commissioned of each type of fire engine, either within or absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade

Background imageStationed Collection: GLC-LFB Breathing apparatus control van (BACV)

GLC-LFB Breathing apparatus control van (BACV)
The GLC-LFB was created on 1 April 1965. A series of photos was commissioned of each type of fire engine, either within or absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade

Background imageStationed Collection: Guard / Buckingham Palace

Guard / Buckingham Palace
The entrance gateway to Buckingham Palace, London, showing one of the guardsmen on duty by the gates. These sentries are now stationed inside the courtyard

Background imageStationed Collection: Laying the Tables at the Gordon Services Club

Laying the Tables at the Gordon Services Club
A volunteer lays the tables at the Gordon Services Club, based at the former Gordon Hospital in London. The Club, established in June 1940 by the Canadian Red Cross

Background imageStationed Collection: The Gordon Services Club, 1940

The Gordon Services Club, 1940
Margerie Doutie writing up the menu for the Gordon Services Club, based at the former Gordon Hospital in London. The Club, established in June 1940 by the Canadian Red Cross

Background imageStationed Collection: The Maple Leaf Club, Brabazon House

The Maple Leaf Club, Brabazon House
Two soldiers share a joke with Mrs Murray, matron of the Maple Leaf Club, established during the War to provide food, medical treatment and accommodation for Canadian soldiers stationed in Britain

Background imageStationed Collection: Wartime Canteen

Wartime Canteen
Several volunteers unload food from a cart outside a village barn in White Waltham, Berkshire, which has been converted into a canteen to provide sustenance for servicemen billeted in the area

Background imageStationed Collection: WW1 - French soldiers on the beach at De Panne

WW1 - French soldiers on the beach at De Panne, a town and a municipality located on the North Sea coast of the Belgian province of West Flanders on the border with France - November 1914. 1914

Background imageStationed Collection: A further selection of personal photographs

A further selection of personal photographs
Members of the CCFF were able to take photographs as there appeared to be no issue regarding supply of film. The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters

Background imageStationed Collection: CCFF leisure area / mess hut, Portsmouth

CCFF leisure area / mess hut, Portsmouth
The CCFF leisure area / mess hut Portsmouth. The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters (also known as the Volunteer Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters and simply as CCCF)

Background imageStationed Collection: Fire Chief Huff

Fire Chief Huff who was Senior Officer for the CCFF gives a pep talk to some of the Corps members. The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters



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