Concept    From 1885 

Maxim Gun

Categories: Armed Forces, Engineering

The first portable automatic machine gun. In the 1888 photograph the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) is firing with Maxim standing behind.

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Maxim Gun

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Sir Hiram Maxim and his gun

Greater London Council Sir Hiram Maxim, 1840 - 1916, inventor and engineer d...

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C. L. Bessey

C. L. Bessey

Squadron Leader Cyril Leonard Bessey was born on 2 August 1907 at 13 Junction Road, Norwich, Norfolk, the son of Leonard Harvey Bessey (1879-1955) and Gertrude Harriet Bessey née Malden (1880-1973)...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2

1 memorial
S. G. Hollman

S. G. Hollman

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1

1 memorial
J Goodrich

J Goodrich

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1

1 memorial
W. W. Purches, Jnr.

W. W. Purches, Jnr.

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1

1 memorial