Early employees of Imperial War Museums

Early employees of Imperial War Museums

IWMs was founded on 5 March 1917 when the War Cabinet approved a proposal by Sir Alfred Mond MP for the creation of a national war museum to record the events still taking place during the Great War. This Community unites the men and women who were involved in the early years of the museum before it was opened in the Crystal Palace on 9 June 1920.


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  • Profile picture for Frank Adams

    Other Empire Force Director Imperial War Museum, Photographic Section

  • Profile picture for Charles Sidney Woplin

    Born 1891

    Died 1971

    British Army 4948 Private Rifle Brigade 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Mary Olive Edis-Galsworthy

    Born 1876

    Died 1955

    Other Empire Force Official Photographer Women's Work Committee, Imperial War Museum

  • Profile picture for Spencer

    Other Empire Force Imperial War Museum, Photographic section

  • Profile picture for Charles John Ffoulkes

    Born 1868

    Died 1947

    Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

    Royal Navy Major Royal Marines

  • Profile picture for Agnes Ethel Conway

    Born 1885

    Died 1950

    Other Empire Force Honorary Secretary Imperial War Museum, Women's Work Committee

  • Profile picture for William Martin Conway

    Born 1856

    Died 1937

    Other Empire Force Director of Imperial War Museum

  • Profile picture for Violet Florence Mabel Mond

    Born 1868

    Died 1945

    Other Empire Force Melchett Court Auxiliary Hospital

  • Profile picture for Alfred Moritz Mond

    Born 1868

    Died 1930

    Other Empire Force Chairman of the Imperial War Museum

  • Profile picture for Florence Priscilla Norman

    Other Empire Force Lady Superintendent British Red Cross Society