Victoria Barracks, Portsmouth, picture special | Nostalgia

The former Victoria Barracks, mostly in Old Portsmouth, is our theme today.

Sunday, 9th August 2020, 7:00 pm
A First World War tank known as Annie Timpson. It was on the green outside Victoria Barracks.
A First World War tank known as Annie Timpson. It was on the green outside Victoria Barracks.

The tank was on the green outside the barracks from 1919 until some time in the 1930s.

Later she was 'fused' together with another First World War tank from HMS Excellent, Whale Island. It can now be found at the tank museum Bovington, Dorset.

For further pictures of the barracks click here.

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Portsmouth City policemen on parade at Victoria Barracks, Southsea, 1942.

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A little boy in front of Victoria Barracks, Southsea, 1898.
The Air Training Corps 1190 Squadron on the parade ground of the burnt out part of Victoria Barracks in Old Portsmouth. The ATC rehearsed most Sundays here because of that superb parade ground.
A Mr Scott on his precision driving test on the former parade ground of Victoria Barracks now Pembroke Park, Old Portsmouth. Picture: Courtesy Lorraine Stewart.