1st South Staffords embussing at Nicosia

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Date:1955

Description:The South Staffords in this picture were just starting a difficult posting in Cyprus. Troops (including a large number of National Servicemen) were sent out to help the Cypriot police maintain law and order against Greek Cypriot terrorists who were agitating for the union of Cyprus with Greece.


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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
1/6 South Staffords in the trenches, France
1/6 South Staffords in the trenches, France

On the outbreak of war in August 1914, the 1/6th South Staffords, the T.A. Battalion ...

1930s
Having breakfast in Palestine
Having breakfast in Palestine

Through its history the Staffordshire Regiment has been involved in many campaigns ...

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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