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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: ...

A pleasant evening at the America Inn, New York

Tom Clarke on the right (1st Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment) in a New York bar called the American Inn, with friends. Tom served in the Eighth Army in North Africa (Tobruk) and later joined ...

A.R.P. Wardens, Stone

Adjutant General's Office, Yarnfield

An Adjutant is a military appointment given to an officer who assists the commanding officer with unit administration, mostly the management of human resources in an army unit. Duncan Hall, Beatty ...

Aerial view of Duncan Hall, Yarnfield

A view looking north over Duncan Hall, with Yarnfield Lane running left to right at the top of the image. The site is now occupied by housing at Ashdale Park and DeHavilland Drive. Duncan Hall, Beatty ...

Aerial view of Hixon Airfield Industrial Estate

View from the west looking over Hixon Airfield Industrial Estate towards Hixon village. On the right edge of the image is New Road. One of the runways can be seen in the foreground. Hixon Airfield ...

Aerial view of Perton Airfield

An aerial view of Perton Airfield taken from an RAF plane during World War II. Looking west towards Wrottesley Park and beyond to Shropshire. In the foreground bottom right are houses in Tettenhall ...

Aerial view of Perton Airfield

In this RAF aerial photograph the runways can clearly be seen. The hangers, control tower and airfield buildings are on the bottom left of this image. The Princess Irene Brigade training camp can be ...

Aftermath of the Fauld Explosion

On the morning of November 27, 1944, a huge explosion took place after the accidental ignition of 3,500 tons of explosives stored by the RAF in a disused gypsum mine. Upper Castle Hayes Farm was completely ...

Aftermath of the Fauld explosion

On the morning of November 27, 1944, a huge explosion took place after the accidental ignition of 3,500 tons of explosives stored by the RAF in a disused gypsum mine. Upper Castle Hayes Farm was completely ...

Air Crash Memorial Service, Grindon

On 13 February 1947, a Halifax RT 922 aircraft crashed on Grindon Moor, near Sheldon Farm, killing the crew of 8. It was apparently trying to drop supplies to Grindon village during the hard winter of ...

Air Inspector and staff, Yarnfield

US Forces occupied Beatty Hall, Howard Hall and Duncan Hall in Yarnfield during World War II. An image from the 'Yarnfield Yank', a booklet published in 1945 to commemorate the presence of US Army ...

Air raid warden, Bilbrook area

An Air Raid Warden pictured during the early part of the 2nd World War. He is wearing helmet, overalls and an arm band. Later on in the war he would probably be wearing battle dress.

Aircrew and Fighter Plane, Hixon Airfield

Curtis Tomahawk 1686 Bomber training Flight, whose job was to simulate enemy fighters to train bomber crews to defend their aircraft. The flight was formed in July 1943 and disbanded in August 1944. The ...

Airfield building, RAF Perton

This tall shed is a survival from the days of RAF Perton during the Second World War. This building was probably originally intended to be a fabric store, a type of store used mainly for the hanging of ...

Airfield buildings, RAF Perton

RAF accommodation buildings at Cranmoor Lodge Farm. Perton Airfield was constructed in 1940 as a Royal Air Force Relief Landing Ground. Later during the Second World War the Princess Irene Brigade ...

Alan Landon, Uttoxeter Road, Longton

Alan Landon pictured in the back yard of 1 High St (later Uttoxeter Rd), Longton In front of a wartime Anderson shelter. Behind the shelter is the brickwork of the huge bottle oven of the Park Hall Pottery. ...

Alec Bedser and Jack Ikin at Royal Doulton, Burslem

Alec Bedser and Jack Ikin on a promotional visit to the Royal Doulton Showrooms on Nile Street, Burslem. From left to right: Doug Henson (Staffordshire Cricket captain), Denis Roberts (Royal Doulton ...