Royal Military Police

Red Caps


This small collection is of the Royal Military Police (Red Caps) in North Africa, Some of their duties would have included route signing, traffic control through mine fields, checking Movement orders, passes and keeping peace and order in Alexandria when it was Time for the clubs and pubs to shut up.

Standing outside the "The Empire Club" the sign reads

A club for WO's, NCO's and men of the British Imperial Forces restaurant, tea gardens, roof garden, beer bars, billiards and cinema

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