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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 ...

British Legion Parade, Clifton Campville

Former Home Guard members at a British legion parade in Clifton Campville..

Burnhill Green/Patshull Home Guard, near Pattingham

Back row, left to right: Bill Salter; Fred Glassey; Fred Potter; Tom Hall; Mr. Williams. Front row: Albert Salter; Bill Taylor; Jack Newton; Frank Jackson; Frank Salter; Fred Davis.

Burslem June 20th. 1804 - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Hand-written invoice from Enoch Wood to a group of wealthy local men who have agreed to pay for a dinner taken by the Longport Volunteer Corps. Volunteer Corps The French Revolution in 1789 signalled ...

Burslem Volunteer Corps - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

THAT a VOLUNTEER CORPS of INFANTRY be formed Printed public notice announcing the resolutions from a meeting that took place in the Legs of Man in Burslem on June 2Oth, 1797. A number of businessmen ...

Burslem Volunteer Corps - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Burslem Volunteer Corps Rules and Regulations Printed booklet outlining the rules and regulations of the Burslem Volunteer Corps. The booklet sets out a series of rules and subsequent fines for ...

Burslem Volunteers - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

The formation of a volunteer corps Printed notice by Enoch Wood, dated August 15th 1803, announcing a meeting at Legs of Man public house in Burslem. The purpose of the meeting, to discuss the formation ...

Capt. H.C. Warner, Home Guard, Pattingham

Captain Warner was 2nd in charge of 'D' Company, pattingham. This Company was based at The Pigot Arms, Pattingham.

Civil Defence Group, World War II, Kidsgrove

A group photograph of the Civil Defence Group including Air Raid Wardens, nurses and First Aiders (FAP).

Civil Defence Group. Circa 1942

During WW II civilian men and women were recruited into jobs that would normally be controlled by personnel such as the police, military or fire brigade. Here a group of men are dress are wearing the ...

Civil Defence Unit, Rugeley

Photograph taken at the headquarters of Rugeley Civil Defence Unit at The Chestnuts, Horse Fair. Back row (left to right): unknown, Frank Craddock, Ray Speechley, Jack Davis, Billy Wright (butcher), ...

'D' Company 14th North Staffordshire Home Guard, Stafford

'D' Company are pictured here outside Edward VI Grammar School, Stafford. Ken Flint is pictured on the far right of the second row from the back.

Dismissal of the Volunteer Corps - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Organising Burslem's Home Defences Printed notice dated 7th November 1803, requesting a meeting in Burslem Market Hall. The meeting was called to discuss the dismissal of the Burslem Volunteer ...

E. Martin, Uttoxeter

Mr Martin, pictured in his Home Guard uniform. Medal ribbons are, left to right, Military Medal, 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory medal, Territorial Efficiency Medal. Mr. Martin had previously ...

Eccleshall Home Guard

English Electric Co. Home Guard Platoon, Stafford

Standing at the back, 5th from right (indicated by arrow) is Arthur Chatfield.

Enoch Wood presents his most respectful compliments - Hand Written Note from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Enoch Wood's reply to an invite from the Longport Corps., who have asked him to dinner. Enoch Wood presents his most respectful compliments to Major Williamson and the officers of the Longport Corps ...

Fazeley Home Guard, Memorial Hall, Fazeley, Lichfield

Fazeley Home Guard taken outside of the Memorial Hall in Fazeley. On the front row second from the left is Sergeant Jack Thompson.