Second World War Gallery 1

Police contingent marching from Lansdown to Stroud Rugby Ground at Lightpill, during War Weapons week to raise funds for a Spitfire aircraft. Inspector Ted Herbert leading the parade, Police Sergeant Crowther in front rank on left, to his right Police Constable Arthur Cleveland and Police Constable Les Rowell 1941 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2631)
Wartime parade Newnham Police Constable Edward James. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3622)
Aust air raid. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2611)
Painswick air raid June 1941. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2625)
Cheltenham air raid. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2616)
Filton air raid. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2620)
Barton Street bomb 26 March 1941 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2608)
Sergeant Tombs and American military police holding back a good humoured crowd believed to be at the end of World War II. Outside the Fleece Hotel. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2108)
Flying Officer Clifford John Dibden 92 Squadron Royal Air Force Voluntary Reserve, a spitfire pilot killed in action at Salerno aged 26 on Sat 22/1/44. He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery Italy. He had been a Police Constable in the Gloucestershire Constabulary stationed at Cinderford. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2093)
Police Sergeant C. Francis and Police Constable Cook at Winchcombe 1940 with Special Constables before the issue of uniform to Special Constables. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1096)
Officers undergoing gas-mask training 1940. Taken at rear of Police headquarters. Officers identified, seventh from left Police Sergeant George Gardner, eighth from right Police Constable Tom Pittaway. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 921)
All ranks undergoing gas-mask training believed dated 1941. Front row left to right Police Sergeant Wagstaffe, four unknown, Police Constable W. Griffiths,Police Constable Kitteringham, Back row right to left unknown Police Constable Tom Pittaway. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 848)
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