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  • Tags: World War One

"Allied in Glory" Silk postcard

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A silk postcard of around 1916-1918 with "Allied in Glory" and a flag supposedly made up of Allies in the War effort. Visible is the British Red Ensign and the French national flag, the other flags are possibly the flag of Imperial Russia and the…

100,000 Mark note

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WW1 era bank note. One Hundred Thousand Marks. This piece is part of an external collection and is not available to view in person.

11 Silk Postcards

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11 Silk postcards (of which 6 are pictured) from WW1.External collection not available to view.

1916 Buffs regiment

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A group photograph of the Officers and NCO's of the 2/5th Bn The Buffs with a draft of 200 NC's and men selected for service in France with 24 London Regt. (The Queens) August 31st 1916. Photograph number 1061 in a series taken by Panoras (sp) of 60…

2 photographs of Frederick Head

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Frederick Head born in 1878 served in the Royal Corps of Engineers. At his demobilisation in 1919 he was a Lance Corporal in the 334 Road Construction Company and a Road Foreman. A local man from Mount Pleasant he was married and had a younger…

6 postcards of military aeroplanes.

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Six postcards (5 illustrative, one photographic) of aeroplanes or related imagery. Aeroplanes featured display roundels of the time for the Royal Flying Corps and later the Royal Air Force. Postcards brought back by Wokingham resident Alexander…

Albert Ebenezer Priest

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Albert was one of the town’s most distinguished residents. Noted for his smart attire and copperplate handwriting he served solicitors, Cooke, Cooper & Barrie for a record 65 years. The second youngest of the seven children of William Priest…

Albert Thomas Ilott

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Born in Reading on the 28th of October 1895, Albert, affectionately known as Dickie, was one of six children of biscuit factory employee, Thomas Ilott (1872-1955) and his wife Florence Mary nee Austen (1872-1944). The other five were Percy G. A…

Album of postcards

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Album of postcards and photographs from the time of WW1 and the life of Alexander Ledgerwood Bousfield. This piece is part of an external collection and is not available to view in person.

Album of postcards and photographs

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A large album of various postcards and photographs from WW1. Collected by Granville Harold Broomhead Goodliffe and Clarice Hilda Goodliffe (nee Terry) it includes silks and photographs of Granville as part of Royal Army Medical Corps.This piece is…