Members of LAAS pose on their ambulance in London, early in the war. Only the gentleman wear bluette overalls with LAAS above the right breast pocket
An interesting card for a lady doing compulsory Fire Guard duty.
An interesting photograph showing members of a a Mobile Hospital Unit from Streatham in London. I'd not come across the MHU helmet marking until I saw this photo.
A nice piece of memorabilia from WW2. An 'Air Raid Warden' sign used outside the home of a warden in St Mary Cray, south east London.
A selection of civil defence helmets, some quite rare and scare markings, has cropped up on auction website saleroom.com. The below is a white party leader ACC - Ambulance Casualty Clearance - helmet.
A late war group portrait of civil defence personnel from the Wolverhampton area. Looks like one chap at the front has at least four war service chevrons. Most have berets but one gentleman is wearing a private purchase side cap. There is a mix of badges on the headgear - most have the silver ARP badge but a few have the later embroidered badge. The highest rank is three chevrons with a star, probably a post warden. The chap top right looks to have an Incident Officer (I.O.) badge on his lower right sleeve.
News about interesting insignia, ARP related info and period photos that turn up.