Phoenix Ironworks The First Lawnmower Adjustable Spanner Daniels WWII Brimscombe Boatyard

Engineering companies around Stroud were contracted to produce munitions for the War Office.

During World War I (1914-1918), T.H. & J. Daniels and George Waller & Son Limited manufactured artillery shells. Large numbers of women were employed in the place of men who were called up to fight for their country.

During World War II (1939-1945), George Waller & Son Ltd were contracted by the Admiralty to make a wide range of components and equipment. This included high pressure compressors for submarines, side discharging depth charges and track wheels for tanks.

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SM Munitions at TH & J Daniels shop floor c1918
SM Munitions at TH & J Daniels woman at lathe
SM Munitions at TH & J Daniel c1918