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Anson's Bank, Cannock Chase

A view of Anson's Bank on Cannock Chase. The triangulation pillar is on the right hand side (685 feet). Brocton Camp occupied this site during World War 1. Oil on board painting by Jake Whitehouse, ...

Anti-Slavery petition to be organised in Stoke-on-Trent - A notice from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Once Britain had outlawed the slave trade in 1804-5, a new organisation known as the African Institution tried to maintain the momentum of the anti-slavery movement. Now they called for other countries ...

ANZAC Service, Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetary, Cannock Chase

Jim Preston, a Durham Light Infantry veteran of North-west Europe, Malaya and Korea places a wreath on behalf of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade at the annual ANZAC Service held at the Commonwealth War ...

ANZAC Soldiers at Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

ANZAC was the abbreviation for the Australian & New Zealand Army Corps and was formed early in the conflict of the Great War answering the British Empire's call to arms. The Expeditionary Force originally ...

ANZAC Soldiers at Brocton Military Camp,

Group of ANZAC (New Zealand) soldiers in the snow at Brocton Camp. The ANZACs were nicknamed 'The Dinks' on the camp as they were considered to be good, honest (dinkum) soldiers. Their mascot was ...

ANZAC Soldiers at Ingestre Hall,

Five soldiers from the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, and a dog, standing in the main entrance of Ingestre Hall. The brigade was one of the last regiments to leave Brocton Camp at the end of the First World ...

Armistice Day 1918, King Street, Talke Pits

Standing from left to right are Mr James Lewis, Mr William Lewis, Mr David Taylor, Jack Davis, and Miss Nellie Lewis. Joseph or Richard Kennedy is pictured sitting on the floor on the left, with William ...

Armistice Day 1918, Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

A German Prisoner of War is hoisting the Union Jack on the YMCA Hut ,which is probably one of the two along Penkridge Bank Road. A large number of the PoWs were sent out to do work in the area to undertake ...

Armistice Day, Lapley

Armistice Day commemorations on the village green, Lapley.

Armistice Day, Lapley

Armistice Day commemorations on the village green, Lapley.

Armitage Village War Memorial

View of the calvary-style war memorial commemorating the fallen of both world wars from Armitage. A service marking the centenary of the 1918 Armistice had recently been held, hence the large number of ...

Army cadets, Uttoxeter ACF

Army camp, Milford Common

Men from the North Staffordshire Regiment pictured at a camp on Milford Common during the Great War. Third from left, in shirtsleeves holding bread and knife, is Jack Harper. In civilian life he was ...

Army chaplain, Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

Rev. John Reay, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. He conducted ANZAC services at the Camps and was Vicar of Hednesford after 1918. Reverend Reay, M.C. and M.Sc. became a chaplain with the army in ...

Army Officer and WAACs at Brocton Military Camp,

Army officer and four members of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps. The cat sitting on the lap of one of the WAACs could possibly be Snooks, the cookhouse cat, and the photograph has been signed by Gladys ...

Army Recruits at Colwich Station,

Army recruits at Colwich Railway Station awaiting departure. They are accompanied by a local councillor and a police constable. The alternate image is a digitally colourised version of the image.

Army Service Corps card, Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

A souvenir postcard specific to the Army Service Corps, published by J. Salmon Ltd. The message on the reverse, from Leslie Walker to his parents in New Lenton, Nottingham, reads: "The train got back ...

Army Service Corps Field Bakery, Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

The Sergeant looks rather strict as he supervises the Army Service Corps Field Bakery Ovens which are on the left of the photograph; the individual chimneys of the ovens are out of shot. All the bread ...