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Musselburgh Rifle Volunteers Minute Book

Identifier: EL86 · Date: Nov 1860-Mar 1884 · Author: East Lothian Archive Service

Minute Book

Minute Book

Identifier: EL86/1 · Date: Nov 1860-Mar 1884 · Author: East Lothian Archive Service

The minute book contains the minutes of committee meetings, finance committee meetings and general meetings. In the months after the corps was first established they also contain minutes of a clo...

List Of Servicemen & Women From East Lothian Who Served In Ww2

Identifier: EL107 · Date: 1940s · Author: East Lothian Archive Service

2 volumes giving names, rank and addresses for servicemen and women from East Lothian. The lists were used to organise reunions every year. These were organised by Eric Groome and held in Haddingto...

Papers Of Andrew Dickson

Identifier: EL102 · Date: 1915-1919 · Author: East Lothian Archive Service

Call up and other military papers relating to Mr Dickson's service with the Royal Engineers during WW1. Papers also include a letter from Mr Dickson's son , John, sent to East Lothian when he donat...

Roll Of Special Constables – Saltoun District

Identifier: EL130 · Date: c.1914-1918 · Author: East Lothian Archive Service

Typewriiten roll of special constables for WW1. List of 8 men includes their number, name, occupations and address.

Defence Notices Sent To The Press

Identifier: EL142 · Date: 1941-1952 · Author: East Lothian Archive Service

Letters sent from the Admirality Office and Ministry of Defence to the press throughout the duration of WW2. The correspondence deals with the press not including sensitive data about manufacturing...

Respirator

Identifier: 1994.95 · Date: 1940 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

This is a respirator or gas mask of the style which was issued to military personnel during World War II. The tin contained the active filters, of charcoal and soda-lime; the headpiece was made of ...

Poster

Identifier: 1996.291.39 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

This is a large poster from Wartime Haddington, with a cream background with large red letters, `REST CENTRE` surrounded by a large red circle.

Posters such as these were printed throughout Wor...

Poster

Identifier: 1996.291.33 · Date: 1939=1945 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

selection of posters from wartime Haddington for help in the case of an emergency ie rest centres, clean water stations and spitfire fund. "Back them Up" poster shows a depiction of an air battle a...

Respirator

Identifier: 1997.421 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

This is a simple respirator or gas-mask with a close fitting rubber face-piece held in position by three cloth straps. There is a plastic window above a protruding metal canister at the front, whic...