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William Turrill in gas protection suit, spring 1940

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Here, WIlliam Turrill models the full gas protection suit usually worn by Air Raid Wardens. In the spring of 1940 a Kew Gardens Platoon was formed. Turrill oversaw the evacuation of Kew's Herbarium specimens and books to Oxford, and was recruited to the Intelligence Division of the Admiralty on an unspecified 'botanical assignment'.

Copyright © RBG KEW

Media ID 10645478

Date: 12th February 2015

Copyright Status: Copyrighted Work

Owner URL: http://www.kew.org/

Credit: Copyright RBG Kew

Filename: p155 - 006838LA20120717-100 Turril gas suit 1940.jpg

Image Size: 3087 x 4872 Pixels

Filesize is 3.60MB

Associated Categories: History

Associated Categories: History

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