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The GWR during the First and Second World Wars

Choose from 40 pictures in our The Railway at War collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

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SS Africa at Tilbury Docks, September 1915

A British cargo ship used to transport GWR built ambulance carriages to France during WW1. It was sunk on 16th September 1915 by a German mine off the coast of Kent. The GWR crew accompanying the ship survived, but the carriages were lost

Boat, First World War, Ship, Ss Africa, Tilbury Docks, War, Ww1

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GWR parcel van converted into an ambulance, 1940

GWR parcel van converted into an ambulance, 1940. The driver and another man in uniform are wearing gas masks. The van bears the GWR roundel branding and a stylised poster publicising Devon as a holiday destination

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1940, 1940s, Ambulance, Devon, Gas Mask, Gwr Parcel Van, Gwr Roundel, Gwr Van, Poster, Publicity, Road Vehicle, Roundel, Uniform, War, World War 2, World War Ii, World War Two, Ww2, Wwii