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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 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 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 ...

2nd North Staffords on the North West Frontier of India

Through its history the Staffordshire Regiment has been involved in many campaigns and wars and has been stationed in many parts of the world. For centuries the North West Frontier of India was vulnerable ...

6th Battalion North Staffords in France

Through its history the Staffordshire Regiment has been involved in many campaigns and wars and has been stationed in many parts of the world. Here members of the 6th Battalion are seen resting behind ...

6th Battalion North Staffords in France

Members of the 6th Battalion North Staffords are seen here posing for their photograph with civilians from the town.

6th Battalion North Staffords, Anglesey Road, Burton-upon-Trent

The 6th North Staffords was a Territorial Army battalion with its Headquarters at Burton-upon-Trent. On the outbreak of the Great War in August 1914, it had just gone to Annual Camp at St. Asaph, Wales. ...

6th North Staffordshire Regiment, Burton upon Trent

Lantern slide view of officers on horseback from the 6th North Staffordshire Regiment pictured in Burton upon Trent. From left to right: Captain Anderson, Colonel Ratcliff, Major Baguley. Copyright; ...

6th North Staffordshire Regiment, Burton upon Trent

Lantern slide view of soldiers of the 6th North Staffordshire Regiment marching along George Street. The Opera House can be seen to the left. St. George's Hall was built in George Street in 1867 ...

6th North Staffordshire Regiment, Walton onTrent

Lantern slide view of soldiers from the 6th North Staffordshire Regiment marching through Walton on Trent. The Old School - now a private residence is clearly visible in the background and the men have ...

6th North Staffordshre Regiment, Burton upon trent

A damaged lantern slide view of the Band of the 6th North Staffordshire Regiment marching along Station Street. Copyright: Burton Library.

A 'Sister Dora' Nurse's Cap

This cap was made by the company 'Sister Dora' which would have taken its name from the well loved Anglican nun and nurse Sister Dora from Walsall (1832-1878). This type of small white cap was worn ...

Accrington Pals at Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

W (Accrington) Company group at Rugeley Camp on Penkridge Bank, Cannock Chase in 1915. John 'Jack' Broadley is standing in the back row, 4th from the left with a cigarette in his mouth . Jack was born ...

Accrington Pals at Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

W (Accrington) Company group at Rugeley Camp on Penkridge Bank, Cannock Chase in 1915. Cannock Chase had been used as a military training ground since the 1870s. During the First World War two military ...

Accrington Pals at Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

W (Accrington) Company group at Rugeley Camp on Penkridge Bank, Cannock Chase in 1915. The man standing in the doorway, pipe in mouth, has been identified as 5688 Sgt. William Nuttall by his grandson, ...

Accrington Pals on Cannock Chase

W (Accrington) Company group at musketry practice in the summer of 1915. Recent research by Bill Flentje and David Harding suggests the location to be Cannock Chase. 15223 L/Cpl. Walter Briggs is standing ...

Accrington Pals on Cannock Chase

X (District) Company group above a rifle range, most likely at Cannock Chase in the summer of 1915. 15925 Pte. William Henry Parkinson is third from left in the back row. Cannock Chase had been used ...