1/6 South Staffords in the trenches, France

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Date:1915 - 1916 (c.)

Description:On the outbreak of war in August 1914, the 1/6th South Staffords, the T.A. Battalion for the Wolverhampton area, was mobilised and moved with the rest of the 46th (North Midland) Division to Luton. In November they moved again to Saffron Walden, where they completed their training before crossing to France in March 1915.


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

1890s
1st North Staffords pictured in Malta
1st North Staffords pictured in Malta

Malta was a British colony from 1814 until it was granted independence in 1964. ...

1910s
Men of 'C' company in No 8 trench, Messines Hill 60, Flanders
Men of 'C' company in No 8 trench, Messines Hill 60, Flanders

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1930s
Having breakfast in Palestine
Having breakfast in Palestine

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1960s
Inspection by the Queen of members of the Staffordshire Regiment
Inspection by the Queen of members of the Staffordshire Regiment

Presentation of the new colours at the Molyneux Ground in Wolverhampton by the Queen. ...

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