Early Troubles British Army Riot Helmet
Very nice early type Riot helmet as used right from the start of the Troubles 1969 - the mid 1980s .The face shield was made in Northern Ireland in a hurry and was fixed to the first helmets and not removable, so haded over from one unit to the next for twenty years .
This helmet was certainly in the thick of it .
When these helmets were replaced most were destroyed so few survivo... read more
Northern Ireland Fire Service (troubles era) helmet
NI fire helmet used during the Troubles 60s/70s/80s .
This one I was told used in the big Newtownards Fire . read more
Nice WW2 Killed in Action by German U-Boat
Merchant Seaman James Seth Campbell was killed when his ship the SS Arlette was sunk by Comander Kurt Diggins of U-458
On the 5th August 1942 with 5 survivors and 34 dead just off Newfoundland.
The survivors were adrift at sea for 15 days before rescue, an epic story.
Atlantic star, 1939/45 War Medal and star.
James S Campbell was from Falkirk in Sterlingshire,Scotland read more
WW2 8th Army Desert Rats Medals , Tapestry and badges
Great lot of WW2 items to a RASC Desert Rat with 67th Coy who fought right through North Africa, Italy, France and Germany.
With Africa Star, Italy Star, 1939/45 Star, Defence Medal, 1939/45 War Medal. Also includes a scarce wartime economy plastic cap badge,buttons and loose wartime divisional badges. read more