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REME print

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This is a print (1/100) of an original painting depicting as variety of scenes associated with REME. Below the print is an information piece that reads: This painting depicts the towns and villages associated with Arborfield Garrison, the home of…

The Hon Mrs Mary Hay Corfield OBE

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Mary came from a distinguished Scottish family. Her grandfather, Sir George Burns (1795-1890), was one of the founders of Cunard Line and her father, John Burns (1829-1901), 1st Baron Inverclyde, Bart., of Castle Wemyss, was chairman of Cunard…

John Headington

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John was the owner of the Wellington Brewery in Denmark Street. Frederick Headington, John’s father, and his cousin, Richard Webster, had purchased the brewery in 1877 from Thomas Dunning. In 1889 the Headington and Webster partnership was dissolved…

WWI Diary

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Leather bound diary from 1916-1919 with the majority of entries from 1917. It belonged to a soldier in the Royal Naval Air Service. Private Collection, not available to view in person.

WW1 Bayonet

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A bayonet issued to the Coldstream Guards. Leather scabbard and metal blade with wooden grip. Private collection not available to view in person.

Wkr E. A. Sprake QMAAC

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A photograph and medal set inscribed WKR EA SPRAKE QMAAC. Worker (WKR) E A Sprake of the Queen Mary’s Army Auxillary Corps was a female dispatch rider who would have been used overseas in the theatres of War, a rarity at that time. Alongside her…

The War Illustrated

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Reed family collection of the War Illustrated volumes. The War Illustrated was British War Magazine published in London between 1914 and 1919, often later bound into books.

Suffolk Reg. Cap

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A soft Khaki cap with Suffolk Regiment Badge. Worn during WW1, damage and general wear and tear from service can be seen. Private Collection not accessible to the public.

Spr J Bell's medals

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British War Medal and Victory Medal of Sapper J. Bell Royal Engineers (318315).

Silk Postcard

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A silk postcard featuring symbols of luck, four leaf clover and horseshoe sent from France to England from George Clewett to Nellie his wife. George returned from the war but died at home shortly thereafter from septicemia from shrapnel wounds.…