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Aircrew and Fighter Plane, Hixon Airfield

Curtis Tomahawk 1686 Bomber training Flight, whose job was to simulate enemy fighters to train bomber crews to defend their aircraft. The flight was formed in July 1943 and disbanded in August 1944. The ...

Airfield building, RAF Perton

This tall shed is a survival from the days of RAF Perton during the Second World War. This building was probably originally intended to be a fabric store, a type of store used mainly for the hanging of ...

Airfield buildings, RAF Perton

RAF accommodation buildings at Cranmoor Lodge Farm. Perton Airfield was constructed in 1940 as a Royal Air Force Relief Landing Ground. Later during the Second World War the Princess Irene Brigade ...

Alan Landon, Uttoxeter Road, Longton

Alan Landon pictured in the back yard of 1 High St (later Uttoxeter Rd), Longton In front of a wartime Anderson shelter. Behind the shelter is the brickwork of the huge bottle oven of the Park Hall Pottery. ...

Alec Bedser and Jack Ikin at Royal Doulton, Burslem

Alec Bedser and Jack Ikin on a promotional visit to the Royal Doulton Showrooms on Nile Street, Burslem. From left to right: Doug Henson (Staffordshire Cricket captain), Denis Roberts (Royal Doulton ...

Alfred Harrison outside Seighford Hall

Alfred Harrison on horseback outside Seighford Hall. He was born in 1884, Tettenhall, near Wolverhampton. He is believed to have been a farmer, and served in the Army during the 1st World War, possibly ...

Alrewas War Memorial

The First World War Memorial situated on Main Street at the junction with Post Office Road. This area was formerly known as 'The Green'.

Amenities, Drake Hall, near Eccleshall

Page 9 of 'Drake Hall - A War-Time Hostel', a souvenir book produced for staff and residents at the Swynnerton Royal Ordinance Factory hostel at Drake Hall, produced in 1945. Some of the amenities enjoyed ...

American Forces Dedication, Yarnfieild

An image from the 'Yarnfield Yank', a booklet published in 1945 to commemorate the presence of US Army personnel at transit camps in Yarnfield, near Stone during World War II. The camps at Yarnfield were ...

American Forces children's activities, Yarnfield

US Army personnel providing afternoon tea and activities for local children. US Forces occupied Beatty Hall, Howard Hall and Duncan Hall in Yarnfield during World War II. An image from the 'Yarnfield ...

American Forces Football teams, Yarnfield

US Forces American Football teams pictured at Yarnfield. An image from the 'Yarnfield Yank', a booklet published in 1945 to commemorate the presence of US Army personnel at transit camps in Yarnfield, ...

American Forces Parade, Stafford

American forces from Yarnfield camp on parade in Gaolgate Street, Stafford, marching towards Gaol Square. On the right can be seen the trustees Savings Bank and Melia's food store. This image is from ...

American forces retreat, Yarnfield

The American flag is lowered as the American forces prepare to depart the camps at Yarnfield, which were designated by the US Army as Army Air Force Reinforcement Depot, AAF Station 594. This image ...

American Forces soft ball team, Yarnfield

This image is from the 'Yarnfield Yank', a booklet published in 1945 to commemorate the presence of US Army personnel at transit camps in Yarnfield, near Stone during World War II.

American Red Cross, Hanley

The American Red Cross in Upper Market Square, Hanley pictured during World War II. In the late 1950s this building was the National Insurance Office, then later Cantor's furniture store. Today (2019) ...

An invitation to dine with the local volunteer corps - Hand Written Letter from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Hand-written letter from Major Williamson of the Longport Corps., inviting Enoch Wood to dinner on Wednesday 21st April 1813. It reads; Major Williamson and the officers of the Longport Corps request ...

Anglo-Zulu War Memorial, Lichfield Cathedral

Detail of the wrought iron screen commemorating the men of the 80th (South Staffordshire) Regiment who fell in the Sekukuni and Zulu Campaigns in South Africa, 1878-1879. The memorial comprises five inscribed ...

Annual General Meeting of the Manufacturers of China and Earthenware - from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

During the career of Burslem pottery manufacturer Enoch Wood (1759 - 1840), industry bosses frequently gathered to discuss pressing issues and find common solutions to particular problems that they faced. 1812: ...