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1/6 South Staffords in the trenches, France

On the outbreak of war in August 1914, the 1/6th South Staffords, the T.A. Battalion for the Wolverhampton area, was mobilised and moved with the rest of the 46th (North Midland) Division to Luton. In ...

10th Leicestershire Regiment, Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

According to their records, the Leicestershire 10th Reserve Battalion were sent to Rugeley Camp in November 1915. the 'past and p[resent' part of the caption is probably explained by the fact that some ...

1st Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment during their time in India

Until India was granted its independence in 1947, there was a large part of the British Army that was integrated with the Indian Army – ‘policing’ the Empire’, and keeping order in case of racial tension ...

1st Battalion of the North Staffordshire Regiment, Waziristan Provost Company

Military Police Company in Waziristan, North Western Frontier (modern Pakistan). Standing (left to right): LCpls Macinand Wilkes, Sgt Wooton, LCpl Bailey, LSgt Bull, LCpls Rowling, Smith '15 and Clarke. Seated: ...

1st Battalion South Staffords, Whittington Barracks

1st Bn North Staffordshire Regiment, Hong Kong

Through its history the Staffordshire Regiment has been involved in many campaigns and wars and has been stationed in many parts of the world. Formerly called the North and South Staffordshire Regiments, ...

1st Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment, Korea

The 1st Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment was in Korea between 1954 and 1955, following the Korean war. Through its history the Staffordshire Regiment has been involved in many campaigns and wars and ...

1st North Staffords Headquarter Guard, Gibralter Barracks, Lazzaretto, Trieste

From 1951 to 1953 the 1st North Staffords were part of the garrison in Trieste, where there was still dispute following World War Two, over the frontier between Italy and Yugoslavia.

1st North Staffords pictured in Malta

Malta was a British colony from 1814 until it was granted independence in 1964. The 1st North Staffords were part of the peacetime garrison there from 1893 to 1895. Until the end of the British Empire, ...

1st South Staffords embussing at Nicosia

The South Staffords in this picture were just starting a difficult posting in Cyprus. Troops (including a large number of National Servicemen) were sent out to help the Cypriot police maintain law and ...

1st South Staffords in the Boer War, Port Elizabeth

This photograph was taken at Port Elizabeth during the Boer War. The British Army had recently changed the uniform colour to khaki, to better camouflage the soldiers in the South African landscape. ...

1st South Staffords on parade with the Regimental Colours, Lichfield

This photograph was taken on the occasion of the Reception of Colours in Lichfield Cathedral.

1st South Staffords resting at Ghent, France

The Battalion disembarked in Belgium on 6th October and here are moving up to stem the German advance. Included in the group are, Captain JF Vallentin, 2Lt. Archer-Shee, Capt GS Bonner, Capt JSS Durlon, ...

1st South Staffords return from foreign service, Lichfield

A snapshot of the 1st South Staffords in the Market Place at Lichfield, after their return from foreign service, probably in Khartoum.

1st South Staffords' return from Minden, Germany

Soldiers of the South Staffordshire Regiment arriving at Lichfield Trent Valley Railway Station from Minden, German, prior to being posted to the Canal Zone in Egypt. Corporal Thompson is pictured here ...

1st Training Battalion Institute, Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

The Standing Camp Plans for the period shows the Regimental Institutes were some of the largest buildings on the Battalion Lines. The officers had their own recreational huts as did the sergeants, so ...

2/5th North Staffords at the Y.M.C.A. Butterton Camp

After the outbreak of World War One a second battalion was recruited for the peacetime 5th Battalion (Territorial Army) based in the Potteries. The 2/5th Battalion was accommodated in camp at Butterton ...

2nd Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment

Extreme right, middle row is William Henry Brookes, who was born in Penkridge on 28 January 1881. He joined the 2nd Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment at Hednesford on 28 December 1899 as Pte 6062. ...