St John's House, Warwick

A WW1 Commemoration event, held at the museum of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment on Saturday 9 August 2014.


St John's House

The Birmingham Pals were at St John's House Museum in Warwick - The Royal Warwickshire Regiment of Fusiliers Museum.

The Birmingham Pals became the 14th, 15th and 16th (Service) Battalions of The Royal Warwickshire Regiment.

We attended as a part of the museum's Great War exhibition launch.

Vickers Machine Gun
The Pals put on displays of Mine Rescue, Rifles and Machine Guns, Suffragettes and German infantry.
St John's House

Coventry Motor Museum also took along their Maudslay 3 Ton Lorry - the only surviving example of the First World War vehicle still in existance. 

The restoration work had only recently been completed to a stage where it was capable of running - but there is still some work to be done.

Maudsley
We gave demonstartions of the kit and arms used during The Great War, including gas protection and mine rescue equipment.
A group of ex-servicemen from the Royal Hospital, Chelsea (Chelsea Pensioners) visited the museum.