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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G. J. Evans

G. J. Evans

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

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
Charles Lightoller

Charles Lightoller

Born Charles Herbert Lightoller in Chorley, Lancashire. He joined the White Star Line in 1900 and served on several ships before being appointed second officer on the Titanic. As the ship was aband...

Person, Armed Forces, Tragedy, Transport

1 memorial
S. Rouse

S. Rouse

4th Northumberland Fus.. Died in WW1

Person, Armed Forces

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
Bomber Command crews

Bomber Command crews

During WW2 they flew over Germany at night to bomb first industial targets but later whole areas including civilian towns. Their average age was 22 and they went out night after night, knowing that...

Group, Armed Forces

2 memorials
S. H. Lewis

S. H. Lewis

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

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial