APR Tupton

New Tupton on helmet

The photograph of the ARP unit has my grandfather, Albert Edward Smith (sometimes Tootle - Smith or Tootle), seated third from right in the front row (with ARP box at his feet).

The photograph of the ARP unit  Albert Edward Smith, seated third from right in the front row (with ARP box at his feet).

On the back of the photograph is written 'Tupton's Last Stand'.

ARP Blouse
ARP Blouse
ARP Helmet and Blouse
ARP Helmet and Blouse
ARP Helmet and Greatcoat
ARP Helmet and Greatcoat
CD Badge
CD Badge
Instructor Badge
Instructor Badge
Helmet
Helmet
Helmet
Helmet and IO Cover Incident Officer Details

 The I.O. badges designate his role as Incident Officer.  The role was to co-ordinate all rescue services at an incident

Helmet and IO Cover
The blue helmet cover (Cambridge Blue is the official designation) was issued to make I.O's easy to locate.
Map Case Helmet Detail
Map Case Helmet Detail
Map Provenance
The 'Special Emergency Edition 1938' even though it is the 1921 map
ARP Whistle
ARP Whistle

Thanks to Rob Wyyman