Gas masks being tested by ARP wardens at Welshpool

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Teitl Cymraeg/Welsh title: Wardeniaid ARP yn profi mygydau nwy yn Nhrallwng
Ffotograffydd/Photographer: Geoff Charles (1909-2002)
Nodyn/Note: Image shows Sgt. Kinsley Jones fitting, adjusting and explaining gas masks to Welshpool ARP wardens. Capt H. C. Lloyd, the Chief Constable of Montgomeryshire can also be seen (in the light coat with his hands in his pockets. The van in the background was a testing chamber for the masks.
Dyddiad/Date: November 2, 1940.
Cyfrwng/Medium: Negydd ffilm / Film negative
Cyfeiriad/Reference: (gcc02443)
Rhif cofnod / Record no.: 3472424

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