WW2 Austin Motor Company Helmet Stencil
This marking and other variations, were used on British Tommy helmets (and other civil helmets) by the Austin Motor Company in WW2. These would have been worn by Wardens patrolling the factories to ensure 'all lights were out' and to help rescue personnel if the factory was bombed. During the Second World War Austin built cars but also made trucks and aircraft, including the Lancaster bombers of the RAF (Royal Air Force), 617 squadron, better known as the Dambusters.
WWII Womens Land army Helmet Stencil
The Women's Land Army (WLA) was a British civilian organisation created during the First and Second World Wars to work in agriculture replacing men called up to the military. Women who worked for the WLA were commonly known as Land Girls. This stencil is take from an original example and is suitable for spray or hand painting.
WW2 ARP Warden 'W' Helmet Stencil. Large #1
The ARP Wardens helped rescue people after air raids and other attacks, and some women became ARP Ambulance Attendants whose job was to help administer first aid to casualties, search for survivors, and help recover bodies. Their main role was to patrol the streets during blackout, to ensure that no light was visible. Wardens wore a white 'W' on a black helmet while Chief Wardens who wore white helmets with black lettering. This stencil is larger than the 'W' below.
WW2 ARP Warden 'W' Helmet Stencil. Small #2
The ARP Wardens helped rescue people after air raids and other attacks, and some women became ARP Ambulance Attendants whose job was to help administer first aid to casualties, search for survivors, and help recover bodies. Their main role was to patrol the streets during blackout, to ensure that no light was visible. Wardens wore a white 'W' on a black helmet while Chief Wardens who wore white helmets with black lettering. This stencil is smaller than the one above.
WW2 St. Johns Ambulance Brigade Helmet Stencil
A service that contributed highly to the safety and well being of the entire UK nation during WW2 was the St. Johns Ambulance Brigade. A voluntary service, they were in huge demand during the Blitz and were responsible for saving thousands of lives. This stencil is very intricate & requires to be hand painted. The one in the picture to the left has been applied incorrectly. The '4 dots' should be at the bottom of the helmet.
WW2 British Auxillary Fire Service Helmet Stencil
The Auxilliary Fire Service (AFS) formed in 1938 as a sub organisation of the Civil Defense Air Raid Precautions. Its role was to support local fire brigades. These units were superseded in August 1941 by the National Fire Service. They were all part-time volunteers and provided vital rescue servies particularly in London during the 'blitz'. Various stencils were used.
WW2 British 56th (London) & 1st (London) Infantry Division Stencil
Stencil for the WW2 British 56th Infantry Division. The badge depicts Dick Whittington's black cat, appropriate for the London Division. This stencil can be hand or spray painted. This division fought in many arena's including Monte Cassino.
WW2 British Corp of Military Police Helmet Stencil MP Template
The Military Police first engaged in combat in 1882 at the Battle of Tel el-Kebir. Although technically two independent corps, these two effectively functioned as a single organisation. In 1926 they were fully amalgamated to form the Corps of Military Police (CMP). In recognition of their service in the Second World War, they became the Corps of Royal Military Police (RMP) on 28 November 1946 under Army Order 167.
WW2 British 8th Army Helmet Stencil Template Desert Rat Tommy 7th Armoured Div
Stencil template that can be used on WWII British Helmets to create the insignia for the British 8th Army also know as the Desert Rats. The decal is made from very high quality acrylic vinyl with tacky backing, which in laymans terms means its re-usable.
WW2 Commonwealth ARP - Air Raid Precautions Stencil Template
Stencil template that can be used on WWII British Helmets to create the insignia for the ARP - Air Raid Precautions (sometimes called Air Raid Patrol), Wardens. This marking was used by commonwealth nations while the 'W' stencil was mainly used by the British.
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