1st North Staffords pictured in Malta

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Date:1894

Description:Malta was a British colony from 1814 until it was granted independence in 1964. The 1st North Staffords were part of the peacetime garrison there from 1893 to 1895. Until the end of the British Empire, a regular soldier could expect to spend a large part of his time serving abroad.

Included in the photograph are 2/lr W.F.B.R. Dugmore, Capt. R.P. Stuart, Lt.. L.B. Scott, Lt. B.I. Way, 2/Lr E.V. Fox, Capt. H.C.B. Payne, Major H.H. Higginson, Capt. and Adjt H. Marwood, 2/Lr W.D. Sword, and 2/Lr T.A. Andrus.

Through its history the Staffordshire Regiment has been involved in many campaigns and wars and has been stationed in many parts of the world. Formerly called the North and South Staffordshire Regiments, the two were amalgamated in January 1959. The Regiment is based at Whittington Barracks, near Lichfield.


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

1890s
2nd North Staffords hoisting the flag, The Fort, South Africa
2nd North Staffords hoisting the flag, The Fort, South Africa

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

1910s
Queen Mary's Army Ambulance Corps pictured at Whittington Barracks
Queen Mary's Army Ambulance Corps pictured at Whittington Barracks

During the First World War there was a miliatary hospital in the Barracks.

1940s
South Staffords on the beaches at Dunkirk
South Staffords on the beaches at Dunkirk

Nine members of 1/6 South Staffords are pictured here having a smoke while awaiting ...

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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