Durham Tank Week, 141 Egbert

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Durham Tank Week, 141 Egbert On 3 April 1918 the fundraising WW1 tank 141 Egbert arrived in Durham Tank Week The British Government needed to raise money to pay for the war effort. The tank was a new technology, and most of the population had not seen one. The War Savings Committee…

Dundee, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Dundee, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian In February 1918, the Mk.IV male tank 113 Julian visited Dundee for a week to raise money for the war effort. It stopped in Albert Square. Tank Week The British Government needed to raise money to pay for the war effort. The tank was a new…

Dudley Tank Week, 113 Julian

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Dudley Tank Week, 113 Julian They were the Great War gatherings to raise funds for the new wonder weapon, the tank – and they raised fortunes. Historians Lee Dent and Richard Pursehouse, of Staffordshire World War One group The Chase Project, have already reported on Wolverhampton and Walsall Tank Weeks. Now, it’s…

Denny Tank Week, 113 Julian

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Denny, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian On 15 October 1918, the National Savings drive was supported by the visit of an Mk.IV male tank 113 Julian to Denny in Scotland. Tank Week The British Government needed to raise money to pay for the war effort. The tank was a new technology, and…

Derby Tank Week, 119 Ole Bill

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Derby Tank Week, 119 Ole Bill Tank Weeks had, towards the end of January 1918, seen many of the major towns and cities visited by one of the four touring tanks. However, smaller towns and cities clamoured to be included, although cleverly the emphasis changed from the large amounts invested in places…

Darlington Tank Week, 141 Egbert

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Darlington Tank Week, 141 Egbert He raised so much money that five more Egberts were acquired from the battlefield and sent out around the country. Egbert arrived at Darlington’s North Road station, from Halifax, on Monday, March 25, and was welcomed by “thousands upon thousands” of people. A huge procession marched with…

Cupar, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Cupar, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian On the Tuesday 17th September 1918 the fund raising WW1 Mk.IV male tank 113 Julian 4005 arrived in Cupar. Julian 113 Scottish Tank Bank tour Kirkcaldy Monday 16th September 1918 Cupar Tuesday 17th September 1918 Blairgowrie 18th September 1918 Coupar-Angus Thursday 19th September 1918 Kirriemuir Friday…

Coatbridge, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Coatbridge, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian Between 10-12 August 1918, the National Savings drive was supported by the visit of an Mk.IV male tank 113 Julian to Coatbridge in Scotland. Tank Week The British Government needed to raise money to pay for the war effort. The tank was a new technology, and…

Chiswick Tank Week, 130 Nelson

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Chiswick Tank Week, 130 Nelson On 14 March 1918, the fund raising WW1 Mk.IV Male tank 130 Nelson arrived in Chiswick, London. Tank Week The British Government needed to raise money to pay for the war effort. The tank was a new technology, and most of the population had not seen one….

Chelsea Tank Week, 130 Nelson

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Chelsea Tank Week, 130 Nelson In March 1918, the fund raising WW1 Mk.IV Male tank 130 Nelson arrived in Chelsea. Tank Week The British Government needed to raise money to pay for the war effort. The tank was a new technology, and most of the population had not seen one. The War…

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