Brooks, William Alfred. Album


Brooks, William Alfred. Album


23 items. A photograph album of photographs of his service in Singapore




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Collection Items

Soldiers and liner in Singapore
Four photographs, first is of a group of soldiers and others sitting and around a Jeep, single story building and motorcyclist in background. Second is of an L.S.T. under way, third is of a stone jetty from the water, fourth is of a liner in…

Soldiers in Singapore
Two photographs both showing informal groups of soldiers.

Army in Singapore
Four photographs, first is of a substantial two story building set in a jungle clearing captioned 'My billet', second is of local fishing boat captioned 'Chinese Junk'. Third is of large room with open veranda cane furniture, captioned 'Naffi (sic)…

Soldiers in Singapore
Three photographs, first is of several soldiers on veranda of their billet, local woman walking past, second is group of four soldiers on same veranda, third is of eight soldiers mounted on a static motorcycle.

Army in Singapore
Four photographs, first is a locally employed staff member standing by R.A.S.C. Central Marine Workshop sign, second is of an L.S.T. being loaded/unloaded. Third is of a moored motor launch used by the R.A.S.C. called Oberon, fourth is of a large…

Soldiers Singapore
Three photographs, first 22 soldiers posed in five rows in front of R.A.S.C. workshop, second soldier walking across open space between two buildings, single story building in background. Third is of eight soldiers mounted on a static motor cycle.

Workshop staff, P Brani
Four photographs, first two are similar, two soldiers two locals, with sign 'R.A.S.C. Central Marine Workshops, captioned 'The Boys'. third is of a launch captioned F.M.B. Almond', fourth captioned 'The Jetty P Brani'.

RMS Strathnaver and soldiers
Two photographs, first is of the RMS Strathnaver anchored, second is of three soldiers on building veranda.

Identification kindly provide by Gianluca Mazzanti of the Archeologi dell’Aria research group.

Shipping in Singapore
Four photographs showing shipping in Singapore harbour. First captioned 'Q of Burmuda leaving Singapore', second captioned 'Otranto', third is of an L.S.T. Fourth is captioned 'Georgic leaving Singapore'.

Soldier in Singapore
Two photographs, first, soldier seated outside, upper torso, no shirt, arms crossed, pipe in mouth, building in background. Second same soldier seated in cane chair outside, two locals standing.

Four photographs, first of rugged valley, captioned 'From the rear of billet'. second large buildings in tree covered area, third is individual in foreground, harbour in background, fourth is G.P.O. Singapore Harbour.

Five soldiers
Five soldiers, posed in two rows, brick wall in background.

Four photographs, first captioned 'St Andrews Singapore', second captioned 'Swiming (sic) Pool Singapore', third captioned G.P.O. Singapore Harbour', fourth captioned 'Jap suicide boat from R Brani'.

Group of soldiers
Informal group of 13 soldiers, in two rows, variety of dress, wire fence in background. Captioned 'What no girls?'.

Liner in Singapore harbour
Large liner in the middle of the harbour.

Singapore in the rain
Two photographs, heavy rain in both, first open space with narrow road winding through, trees in the distance. Second of building half way up a small rise, rain pouring down the steps.

Singapore harbour view
Two photographs of Singapore harbour taken from a paved surface overlooking the harbour, bushes on the edge of the surface on first photograph, part of a building visible on the second one.

Two photographs, first of five soldiers posed on the harbour quayside, second is of a two story building.

Two photographs, first individual posing with military vehicle in front of a building, second is of two individuals posing with a Jeep and two trailers outside a building, trees in the background.

Three photographs, first two individuals posing with Jeep and two trailers outside a building, trees in the background, second the Grand mansion on Mount Sophia Singapore, third soldier posed on bumper of military vehicle outside a building.

Three photographs, first badly damaged vehicle, second small ship in a harbour, third Jeep towing a loaded trailer parked on a quay, bungalows on stilts in background.

Two photographs, one of racks of stores, second is of seven individuals, six crouching one standing, on the grass in front of single story buildings.

Two photographs, one of three individuals on the veranda of their billet the other of central Singapore.
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