American and British Officers at Whittington Barracks

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Date:10th of November 1943

Description:Between 1942 and 1945 Whittington Barracks were occupied by the 10th Replacement Depot of the US Army. Pictured here are (from the right) Major Brown (British), Major Humphries, Col. Kilian (U.S. Officer in charge of the 10th Replacement Depot), Lt. Col. Aldridge, Lt. Col. Hughes, Lt. Col. Harris, Major Stevens (British), Col. Henderson, and Major Milliner(?).

Majors Brown and Stevens were, respectively, in charge of the Rear Parties of the North Staffords and South Staffords Depots.


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1870s
Officers group at Whittington Barracks, nr Lichfield
Officers group at Whittington Barracks, nr Lichfield

1880s
A funeral column passes out of the main parade square, Whittington Barracks, nr Lichfield
A funeral column passes out of the main parade square, Whittington Barracks, nr Lichfield

1910s
Interior of the Royal Army Temperance Association's hut at  Whittington Barracks, nr Lichfield
Interior of the Royal Army Temperance Association's hut at Whittington Barracks, nr Lichfield

This hut provided amenities for members of the Royal Army Temperance Association, ...

1930s
1st Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment during their time in India
1st Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment during their time in India

Until India was granted its independence in 1947, there was a large part of the ...

1940s
Pilgrimage to Arnhem, Holland
Pilgrimage to Arnhem, Holland

The 2nd South Staffords were one of the airborne units who fought at the Battle ...

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