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William Fairburn Timbey

William Fairburn Timbey

Dead Man's Penny; On front female figure holding laurel wreath in right hand, trident in left, lion at knees, dolphin at back and face, round edge "HE...

POSTER; Recruiting poster, Royal North Down Rifles

POSTER; Recruiting poster, Royal North Down Rifles

event : World War I;condition : good ; creased. issuing authority : Royal North Down Rifles. description : printed in red and blue ; crossed union fla...

Ration card, Ministry of Food

Ration card, Ministry of Food

event : World War I;condition : fair ; worn. issuing authority : Ministry of Food. description : numbered 948687 ; issued to Wm Foster of Lisbellaw ; ...

Ration card, Ministry of Food

Ration card, Ministry of Food

event : World War I;condition : good. issuing authority : Ministry of Food. description : numbered M 263053 ; issued to John A. Holness of Belfast ; l...

Postcard

Postcard

event : [World War I];condition : fair ; some wear. type : military. description : soldier with slung rifle peeking through door to look at seated wom...

Your Country Wants You ... Don't Wait but Join Now'

Your Country Wants You ... Don't Wait but Join Now'

First World War Recruiting poster; PRC No.102 Red, dark blue and white on a khaki background; Your Country Wants You and 300,000 more men like you Don...

Military Medal

Military Medal

Victory medal awarded to Private James O'Prey, Royal Irish Rifles. This medal was designed by W. McMillan. The front depicts a winged classical figure...

Army Medical Service

Army Medical Service

Canvas Red Cross armband from the First World War, belonging to Nurse Brolly. Marked with a red cross and stamped Army Medical Service No. 9, dated Se...

BOOKS; Trench books, German Army

BOOKS; Trench books, German Army

event : World War I;condition : good. description : 4 books in the series SCHUTZENGRABEN-BUCHER ; stapled.; production method :letterpress...

Photograph

Photograph

Photograph showing two nurses tending to a patient in a hospital bed. Belonged to Sister B. C. Brolly, a First World War nurse....

Photograph

Photograph

Photograph showing a nurse in a garden. Belonged to Sister B. C. Brolly, a First World War nurse....

Photograph

Photograph

Photograph showing a group of nurses in their nightdresses and with their hair down, smiling and sitting outdoors. Belonged to Sister B. C. Brolly, a ...

Photograph

Photograph

Photograph showing Sister B. C. Brolly at Amenion Rest Centre, France 1917. Soldiers are visible in the background....

Photograph

Photograph

Photograph showing Sister B. C. Brolly, a First World War nurse....

Field Entrenchments: Spadework for Riflemen

Field Entrenchments: Spadework for Riflemen

Manual written by 'an Engineer Officer', edited by E. John Solano, entitled 'Field Entrenchments' including instructions for trenchs to offer hasty fi...

Field Service Pocket Book

Field Service Pocket Book

Cloth-covered First World War Field Service Pocket Book belonging to Major J McDonnell, Kilsharvan, Drogeda, Co. Meath, inscribed Jan 1914 and 5th Lei...

Framed Photograph of Officer

Framed Photograph of Officer

Framed Photograph of Officer. Full length studio portrait photograph of an officer with MC and ribbon : taken from X45006 : in glazed brown wooden fra...

Ration card, Ministry of Food

Ration card, Ministry of Food

event : World War I;condition : fair ; worn. issuing authority : Ministry of Food. description : numbered 287760 ; issued to Ethel Dewhurst of Belvoir...

British War Medal

British War Medal

design : Inscribed to "1823 PTE. H. Timbey, H. IR. H. Ribbon blue, black, silver, gold....

POSTCARD; Field service postcard

POSTCARD; Field service postcard

event : World War I;condition : fair. description : printed form with ms additions ; addressed to MRS S. D. KNOX of Londonderry ; on back series of st...

Piece of Zeppelin

Piece of Zeppelin

event : World War I;condition : fair. description : piece of double-thickness cloth metallic green on one side and brown on other ; with old label ind...

BOOKS; Trench books, German Army

BOOKS; Trench books, German Army

event : World War I;condition : good. description : 4 books in the series SCHUTZENGRABEN-BUCHER ; stapled.; production method :letterpress...

Royal Irish Fusiliers

Royal Irish Fusiliers

These are the khaki trousers beloning to the number two battle dress uniform of the Royal Irish Fusiliers....

Photograph

Photograph

Photograph showing a group of people; nurses, soldiers and clergy, posing for the photograph, ready to play a game of tennis. Some of the nurses are s...

Uniform: belt

Uniform: belt

German Medic uniform issued during the First World War. Imperial German leather belt and brass buckle. Buckle inscribed with laurel wreath and imperia...

BOOKS; Trench books, German Army

BOOKS; Trench books, German Army

event : World War I;condition : good. description : 4 books in the series SCHUTZENGRABEN-BUCHER ; stapled.; production method :letterpress...

BOOKS; Trench books, German Army

BOOKS; Trench books, German Army

event : World War I;condition : good. description : 4 books in the series SCHUTZENGRABEN-BUCHER ; stapled.; production method :letterpress...

Photograph

Photograph

Photograph showing Sister B. C. Brolly and another nurse at Amenion Rest Centre, France 1917....

Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve

Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve

Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve medal belonging to Sister Brolly, a nurse during the First World War....

Bag

Bag

Canvas Red Cross drawstring bag from the First World War, belonging to Nurse Brolly....

First Aid & Nursing

First Aid & Nursing

British Red Cross. Qualification. Plain ribbon, scroll inscribed "FIRST AID & NURSING". This badge is cut to shape and stitched to stiffening. Embroid...

Gas Mask

Gas Mask

British First World War gas mask belonging to Lord Brookeborough....

Fete Francaise

Fete Francaise

Badge with pin fastening. Blue, white and red ribbon, printed in gold, Fete Francaise 5th, 6th & 7th Sept., 1918. Label on back inscribed 'Badge of ev...

Hand grenade

Hand grenade

Wooden handled German hand grenade, used during First World War....

Our Day

Our Day

On a brown ground a red cross outlined in white on a left arm in black "OUR" and on the right "DAY". In the middle a soldier, wearing a khaki cap with...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

First World War image of British mounted soldiers riding through shelled town. The group of men would appear to be carrying a barge with them, which w...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

First World War image of British soldiers leaving trenches. Iconic image of soldiers moving up a trench and climbing over the parapet at a hidden acce...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

First World War image of tank and troops. Tanks were first used in September 1916, at Delville Wood. There were over 6,000 tanks in allied possession...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

First World War image of a group of local (Flemish or French) men, women and children in shelled town....

36th Ulster Division Flag

36th Ulster Division Flag

36th Ulster Division Flag. In the centre the Hand of Ulster surmounted by a crown. Above sewn on in orange cloth "36th (ULSTER) DIVISION". Below "BASE...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

First World War image of a British soldier pulling colleague from rubble. [It is unlikely that the helped soldier would look as cheerful as he does or...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

First World War image showing British soldiers walking through mud in trenches. This image confirms a sense of the trenches as a muddy and grim enviro...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

First World War image showing the ruins of town, possibly situated in Ypres....

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

First World War battlefield scene....

Matchbox cover

Matchbox cover

German matchbox holder inscribed on front with a crown surrounded by a laurel wreath border with the words Gott Mit Uns (God With Us). German soldiers...

Helmet

Helmet

Khaki Brodie style helmet with leather lining and chin strap. Painted black interior. Marked FS 122. Firth & Sons produced these helmets for British, ...

'Duty of Irishmen'

'Duty of Irishmen'

First World War recruitment poster; 'Duty of Irishmen, Poster presenting the Irish Recruiting Council's arguments for agreeing to promote a campaign f...

Uniform

Uniform

American Doughboy uniform as worn during the First World War. Uniform consists of an engineer regiment tunic, gas mask, mountain peak style hat, shove...

'Mr John Dillon M.P. on Recruiting in Ireland. Join an Irish Regiment today'

'Mr John Dillon M.P. on Recruiting in Ireland. Join an Irish Regiment today'

First World War recruitment poster; 'Mr John Dillon M.P. on Recruiting in Ireland. Join an Irish Regiment today.' John Dillon IPP (Irish Parliamentary...

'Four Questions to clerks and shop assistants'

'Four Questions to clerks and shop assistants'

First World War recruitment poster; '4 Questions to clerks and shop assistants,' asking four questions to probe the minds of readers and then saying t...

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