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Sir Alan Patrick Herbert CH (24 September 1890 – 11 November 1971), usually known as A. P. Herbert or simply A. P. H., was an English humorist, novelist, playwright and law reform activist who served as an Independent Member of Parliament (MP) for Oxford University from the 1935 general election to the 1950 general election, when university constituencies were abolished.
An admiral of the fleet or fleet admiral (sometimes also known as admiral of the navy or grand admiral) is a military naval officer of the highest rank.
The Air Ministry was a department of the Government of the United Kingdom with the responsibility of managing the affairs of the Royal Air Force, that existed from 1918 to 1964.
Air Raid Precautions (ARP) was an organisation in the United Kingdom set up in 1937 dedicated to the protection of civilians from the danger of air raids.
Battersea Park is a 200-acre (83-hectare) green space at Battersea in the London Borough of Wandsworth in London.
British official war artists were a select group of artists who were employed on contract, or commissioned to produce specific works during the First World War, the Second World War and select military actions in the post-war period.
Brompton Cemetery is a London cemetery in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
A casualty clearing station (CCS) is a military medical facility behind the front lines that is used to treat wounded soldiers.
Checkendon is a village and civil parish about west of Henley-on-Thames in South Oxfordshire and about north west of Reading in Berkshire on a mid-height swathe of the Chilterns.
Chelsea is an affluent area of South West London, bounded to the south by the River Thames.
Founded in 1854 as the Lambeth School of Art, the City and Guilds of London Art School is a small specialist art college located in central London, England.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is an intergovernmental organisation of six independent member states whose principal function is to mark, record and maintain the graves and places of commemoration of Commonwealth of Nations military service members who died in the two World Wars.
Costermonger, coster, or costard is a street seller of fruit and vegetables, in London and other British towns.
Devise is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.
Admiral of the Fleet Sir Alfred Dudley Pickman Rogers Pound, (29 August 1877 – 21 October 1943) was a senior officer of the Royal Navy.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Genre art is the pictorial representation in any of various media of scenes or events from everyday life, such as markets, domestic settings, interiors, parties, inn scenes, and street scenes.
George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist.
Hatfield is a town and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England, in the borough of Welwyn Hatfield.
The Home Guard (initially Local Defence Volunteers or LDV) was a defence organisation of the British Army during the Second World War.
The Home Office (HO) is a ministerial department of Her Majesty's Government of the United Kingdom, responsible for immigration, security and law and order.
Imperial War Museums (IWM) is a British national museum organisation with branches at five locations in England, three of which are in London.
The International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers was a union of professional artists that existed from 1898 to 1925, "To promote the study, practice, and knowledge of sculpture, painting, etching, lithographing, engraving, and kindered arts in England or elsewhere...". It came to be known simply as The International.
Ipsden is a village and civil parish in the Chiltern Hills in South Oxfordshire, about southeast of Wallingford.
Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, (9 May 1860 19 June 1937) was a Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan.
John Brophy (6 December 1899 – 13 November 1965) was an Anglo-Irish soldier, journalist and author who wrote more than 40 books, mostly based on his experiences during World War I. Brophy was born in Liverpool in Lancashire in 1899 of Irish descent, the son of John Brophy, an earthenware dealer, and his wife Agnes, née Bodell.
Kensington High Street is the main shopping street in Kensington, London.
Leon Underwood (born 25 December 1890 in Shepherds Bush,Neve & Rothenstein, 1974, pages 1–5 London, died 9 October 1975) "The precursor of modern sculpture in Britain" was a noted British sculptor, painter, draughtsman and engraver as well as a writer and illustrator, scholar, teacher, philosopher and stained glass and furniture craftsman.
The London Regiment was an infantry regiment in the British Army, part of the Territorial Force (later renamed the Territorial Army).
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (informally the LSHTM) is a public research university on Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London, and specialised in public health and tropical medicine and a constituent college of the University of London.
The Ministry of Information (MOI), headed by the Minister of Information, was a United Kingdom government department created briefly at the end of the First World War and again during the Second World War.
Sir Muirhead Bone (23 March 1876 – 21 October 1953) was a Scottish etcher, drypoint and watercolour artist who became known for his depiction of industrial and architectural subjects and his work as a war artist in both the First and Second World Wars.
The National Army Museum is the British Army's central museum.
The National Gallery is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster, in Central London.
The New English Art Club (NEAC) was founded in London in 1885 as an alternate venue to the Royal Academy.
A night fighter (also known as all-weather fighter or all-weather interceptor for a period of time post-World War II) is a fighter aircraft adapted for use at night or in other times of bad visibility.
The Parachute Regiment, colloquially known as the Paras, is an elite airborne infantry regiment of the British Army.
A pastel is an art medium in the form of a stick, consisting of pure powdered pigment and a binder.
RAF Bomber Command controlled the RAF's bomber forces from 1936 to 1968.
RAF Ringway was a Royal Air Force station in Ringway, Cheshire, England, near Manchester.
Royal Air Force Station Wittering or more simply RAF Wittering is a Royal Air Force station within the unitary authority area of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and the district of East Northamptonshire.
Reading is a large, historically important minster town in Berkshire, England, of which it is the county town.
Richard Cotton Carline (9 February 1896 – 18 November 1980) was a British artist, arts administrator and writer.
Ripon is a cathedral city in the Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England.
Wing Commander Roderick Alastair Brook Learoyd VC (5 February 1913 – 24 January 1996) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Shakespeare Theatre (RST) is a 1,040+ seat thrust stage theatre owned by the Royal Shakespeare Company dedicated to the English playwright and poet William Shakespeare.
Seven Pillars of Wisdom is the autobiographical account of the experiences of British soldier T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"), while serving as a liaison officer with rebel forces during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks of 1916 to 1918.
The Soissons Memorial is a World War I memorial located in the town of Soissons, in the Aisne département of France.
Somme is a department of France, located in the north of the country and named after the Somme river.
The 1918 Spring Offensive, or Kaiserschlacht (Kaiser's Battle), also known as the Ludendorff Offensive, was a series of German attacks along the Western Front during the First World War, beginning on 21 March 1918, which marked the deepest advances by either side since 1914.
St Martin's Church, Wareham, sometimes St Martin's-on-the-walls, is an Anglo-Saxon church in the town of Wareham, Dorset in England.
St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London.
St Paul's School is a selective independent school for boys aged 13–18, founded in 1509 by John Colet and located on a 43-acre (180,000m2) site by the River Thames, in Barnes, London.
Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, (16 August 1888 – 19 May 1935) was a British archaeologist, military officer, diplomat, and writer.
The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism is a non-fiction book written by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw.
The Kensingtons at Laventie is a large oil painting on glass by Eric Kennington completed in 1915 that depicts a First World War platoon of British troops.
The Third Army was a field army of the British Army during World War I that saw active service on the Western Front throughout the war.
Thomas Benjamin Kennington (7 April 1856 – 10 December 1916) was an English genre, social realist and portrait painter. He was a founder member of the New English Art Club (NEAC) and the Imperial Arts League.
Thomas Hardy (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet.
Thomas Hardy Statue is a statue of Thomas Hardy, located at Dorchester, Dorset, England.
Tincourt-Boucly is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.
Trench fever (also known as "five-day fever", "quintan fever" (febris quintana in Latin), and "urban trench fever") is a moderately serious disease transmitted by body lice.
The University of Glasgow (Oilthigh Ghlaschu; Universitas Glasguensis; abbreviated as Glas. in post-nominals) is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.
Villers-Faucon is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.
The War Artists Advisory Committee (WAAC), was a British government agency established within the Ministry of Information at the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939, with the aim of compiling a comprehensive artistic and documentary of the history of Britain throughout the war.
The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.
William Alleyne Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Exeter PC (30 April 1825 – 14 July 1895), styled Lord Burghley between 1825 and 1867, was a British peer and Conservative politician.
Major Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen, (27 November 1878 – 29 September 1931), was an Irish artist who worked mainly in London.
Sir William Rothenstein (29 January 1872 – 14 February 1945) was an English painter, printmaker, draughtsman, lecturer, and writer on art.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Worshipful Company of Skinners (known as The Skinners' Company) is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London.
The 11th Armoured Division, also known as The Black Bull, was an armoured division of the British Army which was created in March 1941 during the Second World War.
The 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish), CEF was a unit of the First World War Canadian Expeditionary Force.
The 24th Division was an infantry division of the British Army during World War I, raised in September 1914 from men volunteering for Lord Kitchener's New Armies during the First World War.
24th East Surrey Division War Memorial is a First World War memorial in Battersea Park, London.