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A pleasant evening at the America Inn, New York

Tom Clarke on the right (1st Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment) in a New York bar called the American Inn, with friends. Tom served in the Eighth Army in North Africa (Tobruk) and later joined ...

A search on the road, Palestine, 1st S.S

The 1st South Staffords were one of the units who were sent to Palestine in the 1930s to assist in repressing Arab terrorists. Through its history the Staffordshire Regiment has been involved in many ...

A 'Sister Dora' Nurse's Cap

This cap was made by the company 'Sister Dora' which would have taken its name from the well loved Anglican nun and nurse Sister Dora from Walsall (1832-1878). This type of small white cap was worn ...

A view of the 1st South Staffordshire's camp in Hong Kong

The Battalion was sent to Hong Kong in 1949, when it was feared that the Colony might be attacked by the Chinese Communists. On arrival they were the first occupants of a tented camp erected at ‘Wilson ...

A view of the Armoury, Whittington Barracks, Lichfield

Whittington Barracks was built on land purchased from the Marquess of Anglesey. Building was completed in 1880, providing accommodation for the Depots of the South and the North Staffordshire Regiments ...

A.R.P. Wardens, Stone

Accrington Pals at Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

W (Accrington) Company group at Rugeley Camp on Penkridge Bank, Cannock Chase in 1915. Cannock Chase had been used as a military training ground since the 1870s. During the First World War two military ...

Accrington Pals at Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

W (Accrington) Company group at Rugeley Camp on Penkridge Bank, Cannock Chase in 1915. John 'Jack' Broadley is standing in the back row, 4th from the left with a cigarette in his mouth . Jack was born ...

Accrington Pals at Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

W (Accrington) Company group at Rugeley Camp on Penkridge Bank, Cannock Chase in 1915. The man standing in the doorway, pipe in mouth, has been identified as 5688 Sgt. William Nuttall by his grandson, ...

Accrington Pals on Cannock Chase

W (Accrington) Company group at musketry practice in the summer of 1915. Recent research by Bill Flentje and David Harding suggests the location to be Cannock Chase. 15223 L/Cpl. Walter Briggs is standing ...

Accrington Pals on Cannock Chase

X (District) Company group above a rifle range, most likely at Cannock Chase in the summer of 1915. 15925 Pte. William Henry Parkinson is third from left in the back row. Cannock Chase had been used ...

Adjutant General's Office, Yarnfield

An Adjutant is a military appointment given to an officer who assists the commanding officer with unit administration, mostly the management of human resources in an army unit. Duncan Hall, Beatty ...

Admiral Edward Vernon

Edward Vernon (1684-1757) was a naval officer, known as 'Old Grog' after his habit of wearing a grogram coat. He was the fourth son of Henry Vernon (1663-1732) of Hilton, Staffordshire. His chief claim ...

Admiral John Jervis, Earl St. Vincent

John Jervis was born in 1735 at Meaford Hall, just outside Stone. He was First Lord of the Admiralty from 1801 to 1804 and took his title Earl St. Vincent after the battle of Cape St. Vincent in 1797, ...

Advertising Cart on Liverpool Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Cattle pulling 'Atora' beef-suet cart as an advertising gimmick.

Aerial photograph of Wheaton Aston Airfield

RAF Wheaton Aston was constructed at Little Onn from October 1940 as a relief landing ground for RAF Hixon but instead became a satellite airfield of RAF High Ercall, Shropshire. It was a training base ...

Aerial View of Clayton, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A very different landscape to that of the present. Note the fork in the road to the right of the image - that is the junction between Northwood Lane and Clayton Road, the site of a roundabout today connecting ...

Aerial view of Duncan Hall, Yarnfield

A view looking north over Duncan Hall, with Yarnfield Lane running left to right at the top of the image. The site is now occupied by housing at Ashdale Park and DeHavilland Drive. Duncan Hall, Beatty ...