Montgomery inspecting the WRAC at Whittington Barracks, nr Lichfield

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Date:June 1949

Description:This occasion was a review of all the Territorial Army units in Staffordshire. It was a huge gathering – never again have so many troops been on parade at the Barracks at one time.


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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
Regimental Band of the 1st South Staffords, Sergeant Mess, Whittington Barracks
Regimental Band of the 1st South Staffords, Sergeant Mess, Whittington Barracks

At this time the band were busily engaged around the coast as well as Southern and ...

1940s
Parade of WRAC's at Whittington Barracks
Parade of WRAC's at Whittington Barracks

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