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The Royal Marines – Stories From The Great War Part 4

Minstrels’ Gallery - two images showing the doors onto the Musicians’ Gallery and a view of the Minstrels’ Gallery No numbers © Courtesy of the Trustees of the Royal Marines Museum

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Royal Marines Museum

Finish your day in the Royal Marines Museum award winning cafe, The Quartermaster's Kitchen and their Museum shop whilst enjoying the seafront location.

Follow a recruit through training and on to deployment around the world, then creep through the jungle, marvel at the medal collection and take a trip down memory lane in the Royal Marines Museum WW2 home front kitchen.

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Royal Marines Memorial (1903), The Mall, London, by Adrian Jones and Sir Thomas Graham Jackson. Erected by the officers and men of the Royal Marines in memory of their comrades who were killed in action or died of wounds or disease in South Africa and China, 1899 - 1900.

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Royal Marines dress coat, England, 1782, brass, linen, metal thread, wool. Worn by Major General Arthur Tooker Collins (1718-93). Constructed of red wool with cuffs & lapels faced with blue. The buttonholes are of embroidered metal thread & the cast brass buttons are stamped with a laurel wreath enclosing a crossed sword & baton. The skirts could be turned back, so the white lining of the coat created a contrast against the red wool of the skirts, and secured by means of hook and eye…

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