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Fire watching team, Bratt and Dyke Department Store, Hanley

The Fire Watch team at Bratt and Dyke's Hanley Department Store. It was their responsibility to provide early warnings and protect the building from incendiary bomb attack during the Second World War. Draper ...

Fireman's lamp

This type of lamp was used by breathing apparatus wearers in the National Fire Service during the Second World War. This 'CEAG' copper lamp has a cylindrical copper body with a brass bulb housing projecting ...

Gas Mask

This is a 'Service Respirator', issued to the Army/Navy/Air Force, also the Police and some Civil Defence etc. but generally not a civilian item. Forty million masks were distributed to the civilian ...

Gas Mask

A gas mask and holder dating from World War Two. This is a standard civilian issue mask. These were always provided in a plain card box with string for a shoulder strap. The tin holder shown here is likely ...

Gas Mask

This is a child's gas issued during WW2. They were made in bright colours in an attempt to make them more acceptable to the child than the standard ominous black type. Known by collectors as the 'Mickey ...

Heap family, Walled Garden, Shugborough

The Heap family with Women's Land Army girls at the Walled Garden, Shugborough. The Head Gardener's house is in the background. James A. Heap, tenant at the Walled Garden between 1939 and 1947, is standing ...

HMS Daedalus camp military band, Clayton Hall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph was taken during the Second World War when Clayton Hall was used as a training base for Fleet Air-Arm apprentices.

Home Guard at Hagley Hall, Rugeley

12th North Staffordshire Home Guard 'A' Company at their new headquarters at Hagley Hall, Rugeley.

Home Guard at Hagley Hall, Rugeley

12th North Staffordshire Home Guard 'A' Company at their new headquarters at Hagley Hall, Rugeley.

Home Guard at Hagley Hall, Rugeley

12th North Staffordshire Home Guard 'A' Company at their new headquarters at Hagley Hall, Rugeley. Top row (left to right): Pte Harvey , unknown, Pte Hill, Pte P. Harrison, Pte Bott, Pte Barry, unknown, ...

Home Guard at Haselour Hall

Home Guard, Stone

Standing on the left, holding a rifle is Eustace Dunkley. Standing 9th from left is Stan Holland. 6th from the left on the back row-Raymond Gilbert, 7th from left back row-Bernard Gilbert ( Raymonds ...

Liverpool Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of French soldiers from the camp at Trentham during World War Two.

Local Defence Volunteer Card, Rawnsley, Hednesford

This card was issued to Geoffrey Bennett of Rawnsley Road, Rawnsley, Hednesford who was a member of Stafford Area Local Volunteer Defence Corps, Cannock Group, during World War II. He was a colliery ...

Longport Volunteers - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Parade Notice of a parade by the Longport Volunteer Corps on Wednesday 21st April 1813. One of the purposes of the parade was to ensure that members of the corps returned their "Arms and Accoutrements". There ...

Longton C.E. School

Photograph shows war time shelters and static water tank. Longton Church of England School was built in 1836 on School Lane (later Webberley Lane).

Military Conscription Appeal, Tamworth

George Kemper, 21, and his brother Bert, 19, from Bonehill Road, Tamworth appealed against conscription in World War I because their father had been interned as an enemy alien. You can read George’s appeal ...

Motorcycle Dispatch Riders, Milford Common

North Staffordshire Home Guard dispatch riders pictured during training on Milford Common. The trees in the background mark the boundary of the Shugborough estate. On the far left is John (Jack) Finney ...