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Clock Tower, Longton Park. Photographed by William Blake.

View of the Clock Tower, Longton Park, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The park's official name is Queen's Park and it was officially opened on July 25th 1888 by George Granville William Sutherland ...

English Electric Co. Stafford and Tanks

The English Electric Co. Armoured Vehicle Factory (Tank Factory) at Stafford after the completion of extensions. During World War II, the English Electric Co. Ltd placed its accumulated experience ...

English Electric Co. Stafford and Tanks

A “Cromwell” tank made by the English Electric Co. (identified by its number) on active service in France. During World War II, the English Electric Co. Ltd placed its accumulated experience and engineering ...

English Electric Co. Stafford and Tanks

A “Comet” tank outside the Armoured Vehicle Factory, undergoing its water test with other tanks of the same type in the background. The first “Comet” all-welded heavy cruiser tank was delivered in October ...

English Electric Co. Stafford and Tanks

The English Electric Co. commenced the manufacture of the all-welded “Comet” tank after receiving a contract for 200. The “Comet” a descendant of the “Cromwell” had heavier armour and a more powerful ...

English Electric Co. Stafford Tanks on Cannock Chase

A “Covenanter” Tank being put through its paces on the testing ground on Cannock Chase. During World War II, the English Electric Co. Ltd placed its accumulated experience and engineering organisation ...

English Electric Co. Stafford Tanks on Cannock Chase

Pictured above is Brigadier-General G M Barnes, Assistant Chief of Ordinance, US Army with members of the Special American Mission accompanied by Major-General Crawford of the Ministry of Supply and British ...

High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

An unusual photograph of an aircraft fuselage on a low-loader moving through traffic much to the amusement of shoppers on the High Street. Woolworth's can be seen in the background.

John Russell Alder, Gunner 11052276 Royal Artillery. Born 1923

John was born on 27th September 1923 in Portsmouth, Hampshire. In 1941 all men between 20 and 23 years of age had to report to the Employment Exchange in Blackpool Lancashire to register for military ...

Market Square, Stafford,

Stafford possessed a market as early as 1206, when Edward the Elder passed a law stating that all buying and selling had to take place in a market town. On the left can be seen the Shire Hall, built ...

Military Parade, Normacot

The 2nd North Midland Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery is pictured, on Uttoxeter Road, travelling towards Meir. Photograph taken at the junction with Meir Road.

Military parade, Normacot

The 2nd North Midland Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery is pictured, on Uttoxeter Road, travelling towards Meir. Photograph taken at the junction with Meir Road.

Military parade, Normacot

Soldiers of the 2nd North Midland Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery travelling roughly south-east down Uttoxeter Road near the junction with Meir Road.

Mr. E. A. Wilson, Uttoxeter Home Guard (1), Holly Road, Uttoxeter

Mr Wilson is seen carrying the Uttoxeter Home Guard's 'prized' Browning Automatic Rifle. The Home Guard did not possess any weapons until 6 months after their formation. When they did receive rifles, ...

Mr. E. A. Wilson, Uttoxeter Home Guard (2), Holly Road, Uttoxeter

Mr Wilson is standing in his back garden wearing a tin helmet, service respirator and his Home Guard's uniform.

Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme

View of Red Lion Square looking north through heavy traffic. The Globe Hotel can be seen on the right of the photograph.

Tank Ramp on Cannock Chase

Pictured are the remains of a tank ramp located close to The Cutting, Brocton Road, Milford. The ramp was used to unload tanks manufactured during World War II by the English Electric Co., in Stafford. ...

Tanks being tested on Cannock Chase

Pictured is a tank being put through its paces on the tank testing ground on Cannock Chase. This tank was one on many produced during 1939 to 1945 by The English Electric Co. Armoured Vehicle Factory ...

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