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Stretchers for the ARP Office, Reading

Photograph from Reading Chronicle Collection - September 1939

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War preparations at Reading, stretchers being unloaded from a bus into the ARP Office at Corn Exchange Arcade, Market Place.

A scene in Market Place, Reading at the beginning of September 1939. Stretchers are being unloaded for delivery to the ARP (Air Raid Precautions) Office in the Corn Exchange. Mr F.A. Simonds, a director of H and G Simonds, is passing by.

This photograph was published in the Berkshire Chronicle on the 1 September 1939.

Museum object number REDMG : 1980.36.A289.4

See related topic: Reading Chronicle

See related topic: Reading and the Second World War