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Siebel Gorman Proto Breath Apparatus used by Birmingham Fire Brigade until it was superseded by Compressed Air Sets in the 70s. Picture taken at Aston Fire Station on the right my ex comrades Fm Clive James and Fm Mick Rooney. The duration of Proto could be extended by closing and opening the...
https://media.iwm.org.uk/ciim5/34/656/large_000000.jpg The photograph shows the audience, made up largely of children, in a large purpose-built shelter. They are seated around a pillar which is marked "Section 1A" and decorated with a Union Jack and bunting. Neither the projector nor the screen...
https://media.iwm.org.uk/ciim5/39/847/large_000000.jpg Men and women shop amongst the market stalls that line the centre of the road in Birmingham's bomb-damaged Bull Ring Market Square. Rubble and the exterior walls, which can be seen in the background of the photograph, are all that remains of...
https://media.iwm.org.uk/ciim5/42/401/large_000000.jpg?_ga=2.15349110.1953186953.1601395786-841614060.1590864199 Children at the Flint Green Road Nursery enjoy a hearty breakfast of porridge and milk. Toddlers eat at the side table whilst smaller babies eat at the top table, assisted by nurses...
https://media.iwm.org.uk/ciim5/39/584/large_000000.jpg The Prime Minister Winston Churchill observes a female riveter working on a Supermarine Spitfire at the Castle Bromwich factory in Birmingham, England, on 28 September 1941. By kind permission of IWM No copyright infringement is intended.
Birmingham Firemen called to the Colours 1914. Photographed with the 3 senior officers I see Bob Tozer in the front can anybody name the other two? I wonder how many survived and returned to the Brigade? Credit WMFSHG.
As anybody got any memories of Bill Paget (the undertaker) at Duke Street and my army pal ex guardsman Martin Green joined BCP early 60's who i have lost contact with. Bill Paget was my wifes uncle. Aggie
Hiya, I would like to colour a black and white photo of yours truly taking part in Trooping the colour 1959. I would appreciate any advice on howto do it or someone to do it for me for which I would cover the cost photo's attached. Aggie
Me and my mate cut a regimental capstar in the grass outside our hut thinking we would get a recommend but all we got for our troubles was a rollicking for damaging the grass and put on a charge by the CSM. Happy days.
Training at Pirbright with the Coldstream Guards 1957 By best mate was Barry Rowlands from Winson Green we served together for 3 years and got into many scrapes last seen in 1959 I wonder if he is still around? aggieweston