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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 '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.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. The man standing in the doorway, pipe in mouth, has been identified as 5688 Sgt. William Nuttall by his grandson, ...

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. Cannock Chase had been used as a military training ground since the 1870s. During the First World War two military ...

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 ...

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 ...

Aerial view of Hixon Airfield Industrial Estate

View from the west looking over Hixon Airfield Industrial Estate towards Hixon village. On the right edge of the image is New Road. One of the runways can be seen in the foreground. Hixon Airfield ...

Aerial view of Perton Airfield

In this RAF aerial photograph the runways can clearly be seen. The hangers, control tower and airfield buildings are on the bottom left of this image. The Princess Irene Brigade training camp can be ...

Aerial view of Perton Airfield

An aerial view of Perton Airfield taken from an RAF plane during World War II. Looking west towards Wrottesley Park and beyond to Shropshire. In the foreground bottom right are houses in Tettenhall ...

Aftermath of the Fauld explosion

On the morning of November 27, 1944, a huge explosion took place after the accidental ignition of 3,500 tons of explosives stored by the RAF in a disused gypsum mine. Upper Castle Hayes Farm was completely ...

Aftermath of the Fauld Explosion

On the morning of November 27, 1944, a huge explosion took place after the accidental ignition of 3,500 tons of explosives stored by the RAF in a disused gypsum mine. Upper Castle Hayes Farm was completely ...

Air Crash Memorial Service, Grindon

On 13 February 1947, a Halifax RT 922 aircraft crashed on Grindon Moor, near Sheldon Farm, killing the crew of 8. It was apparently trying to drop supplies to Grindon village during the hard winter of ...

Air Inspector and staff, Yarnfield

US Forces occupied Beatty Hall, Howard Hall and Duncan Hall in Yarnfield during World War II. An image from the 'Yarnfield Yank', a booklet published in 1945 to commemorate the presence of US Army ...

Air raid warden, Bilbrook area

An Air Raid Warden pictured during the early part of the 2nd World War. He is wearing helmet, overalls and an arm band. Later on in the war he would probably be wearing battle dress.