Callander, Perthshire, Scotland Tank Week, 133 Julian

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Callander, Perthshire, Scotland Tank Week, 133 Julian On 7 August 1918 Mark IV male tank 133 Julian made an appearance in Callander, Perthshire, Scotland during its tour around Scotland, part of a fund-raising drive for the Scottish War Savings Committee. In this photograph a crowd of local adults and children can be…

Bromley Tank Week, 137 Drake

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Bromley Tank Week, 137 Drake 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 decided that six Mk.IV tanks would tour the country starting in December 1917…

Brixton Tank Week, 137 Drake

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Brixton Tank Week, 137 Drake WW1 Mk.IV male tank 137 Drake visited Brixton in Lambeth on the 14 and 15 May 1918 during Tank Week. 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…

Bolton Tank Week, 141 Egbert

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Bolton Tank Week, 141 Egbert On 4 February 1918, the WW1 Mk.IV Male tank 141 Egbert arrived in Bolton during Tank Week. The photograph below was used on post cards to celebrate Tank Week. The printer was in Bolton but it has not been confirmed if this photograph was taken in Bolton….

Bishop Auckland Tank Week, 141 Egbert

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Bishop Auckland Tank Week, 141 Egbert Between 11th to 13th April 1918, the War Bond fund raising WW1 Mk.IV Male tank 141 Egbert arrived in Bishop Auckland. 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…

Birtley Tank Week, 141 Egbert

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Birtley Tank Week, 141 Egbert Between the 8th to 10th April 1918, the fundraising WW1 tank 141 Egbert arrived in Birtley. 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…

Brighton Tank Week, 142

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Brighton Tank Week, 142 The south coast’s National Savings drive was supported by the visit of a tank in July 1918. It visited Hove, Brighton, Eastbourne etc during that month. What is interesting, however, is that this tank was not one of the regular six tank banks. It was in fact another…

Brechin, Angus, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Brechin, Angus, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian Brechin Tank Bank A dismally wet Tuesday in Brechin saw the visit of Julian. The tank had arrived in the city by rail from Forfar in the early morning of 24 September 1918, moving out of Brechin station at 9:00 am. Undeterred by the weather,…

Bradford Tank Week, 130 Nelson

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Bradford Tank Week, 130 Nelson In December 1917 the fund raising WW1 Mk.IV Male tank 130 Nelson arrived in Bradford. The amount of money raised during the war effort fundraising Tank Week was staggering. Bradford was one of the top ten cities and raised a total of £4,060,000. Tank Week The British…

Bournemouth Victory Bond Week

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Bournemouth Victory Bond Week, Mark V* 72 and Medium Mark A Whippet A392 On 4 December 1918 the fund raising WW1 Mk.V* 72 tank arrived in Bournemouth with some Whippet tanks. Bournemouth Victory Bond Week While many towns and cities had already hosted their Tank Weeks, to encourage the purchase of War…

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