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Munich Crisis at Bowerham Barracks, September 1938


Motor transport being assembled on the parade ground at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster during the Munich Crisis of September 1938.
Accession Number KO1019/17


Motor transport at Bowerham Barracks, September 1938.
Accession Number KO1019/19


Trench digging on the playing fields at Bowerham.  The Ashton Memorial in Williamsons Park can just been seen in the background.  September 1938.
Accession Number KO1019/18


Trench digging at Bowerham, September 1938.
Accession Number KO1019/20


Trench digging at Bowerham, September 1938.
Accession Number KO1019/22


Trench digging at Bowerham, September 1938.
Accession Number KO1019/63


Work on air-raid shelters, and anti-gas protection took place at Bowerham Barracks during the Munich Crisis of September 1938.
Accession Number KO1019/23


Work on the access to a basement air raid shelter continues whilst recruits being trained at the depot, Bowerham Barracks, standing outside the NAFFI (Navy, Army and Air Force Institue) grocery store.
Accession Number KO1019/21


Regimental Sergeant Major T Leach, Lieutenant and Quartermaster W Bell, MC and Captain A R Aslett are inspecting defensive measures being taken at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster during the Munich Crisis of September 1938.
Accession Number KO1019/67


Soldiers at Bowerham Barracks being exposed to gas as part of their training, during the Munich Crisis of September 1938.
Accession Number KO1019/27


Gas training at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, September 1938.
Accession Number KO1019/26


Gas training at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, September 1938.  The officer is Lieutenant Dick Paton.
Accession Number KO1019/25


Gas training at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, September 1938.
Accession Number KO1019/66

 

 

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