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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 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 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 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 ...

5th South Staffords camp at Oldfields Hall, Uttoxeter

The Annual camp for the Territorial Army was then (as it is now) an important period of training. It was the only time in the year when the territorial soldiers came together for a period of two weeks ...

A funeral column passes out of the main parade square, Whittington Barracks, nr Lichfield

A view of the 1st South Staffordshire's camp in Hong Kong

The Battalion was sent to Hong Kong in 1949, when it was feared that the Colony might be attacked by the Chinese Communists. On arrival they were the first occupants of a tented camp erected at ‘Wilson ...

A view of the Armoury, Whittington Barracks, Lichfield

Whittington Barracks was built on land purchased from the Marquess of Anglesey. Building was completed in 1880, providing accommodation for the Depots of the South and the North Staffordshire Regiments ...

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. 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. 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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Aircraft hanger, RAF Hednesford

The Hednesford site on Cannock Chase was a training establishment for Royal Air Force and Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm tradesmen, named No. 6 School of Technical Training. It did not have runways but a few ...

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 ...