The Keep in Bury St Edmunds

Object of the month

September 2011

An Imperial German flag

An Imperial German flag captured in August 1914in the German colony of Togoland by Capt A I MacPherson of the Suffolk Regiment, while serving with the Gold Coast Regiment.

Previous months objects
Suffolk County Council service which preserves and makes available for research archive and printed sources for the county's history.
St Edmundsbury Borough Council museum which reveals the unfolding story of West Suffolk, through displays which range from prehistoric times right through to the present, including the Suffolk Regiment Gallery.
The Army Museums Ogilby Trust is a small effective charity. It is widely acknowledged that no other single body has done more for the development of the Army’s regimental and corps museums, and hence for the preservation of our military heritage.
Welcome to The Royal Anglian Regiment Museum website. Here you will find all the information you need about our Museum and how to access information and services related to The Royal Anglian Regiment.
The National Archives is the UK government's official archive, containing over 1,000 years of history. It provides guidance to government departments and the public sector on information management and advise others about the care of historical archives.
COFEPOW is a Registered Charity ( Reg. No. 1074474) dedicated to perpetuating the memory of the Far East Prisoners of War and advancing knowledge of the suffering endured and sacrifices made by them during their years of captivity in World War II.
The "Debt of Honour Register" is the Commission's database listing the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars and the 23,000 cemeteries, memorials and other locations worldwide where they are commemorated.
The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is the custodian of the Records of Service of Service personnel until they are opened to general public access at The National Archives. Subject to the payment of an administration fee of £30 per record and provision of a death certificate (except where death was in service), certain information can be provided from these records on request under the MOD’s publication scheme.