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121st Officer Training Corps Unit, Alton Towers

Group photograph of Officer Cadets and Officers in Charge of No.53 Squad 'B' Battery, 121st Officer Training Corps Unit, R.A. (H.A.C.). theyw ere based at Alton Towers. Photographer: Gerald McCann ...

1st Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment during their time in India

Until India was granted its independence in 1947, there was a large part of the British Army that was integrated with the Indian Army – ‘policing’ the Empire’, and keeping order in case of racial tension ...

1st North Staffords pictured in Malta

Malta was a British colony from 1814 until it was granted independence in 1964. The 1st North Staffords were part of the peacetime garrison there from 1893 to 1895. Until the end of the British Empire, ...

1st South Staffords in the Boer War, Port Elizabeth

This photograph was taken at Port Elizabeth during the Boer War. The British Army had recently changed the uniform colour to khaki, to better camouflage the soldiers in the South African landscape. ...

1st South Staffords on parade with the Regimental Colours, Lichfield

This photograph was taken on the occasion of the Reception of Colours in Lichfield Cathedral.

1st South Staffords' return from Minden, Germany

Soldiers of the South Staffordshire Regiment arriving at Lichfield Trent Valley Railway Station from Minden, German, prior to being posted to the Canal Zone in Egypt. Corporal Thompson is pictured here ...

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 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 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 ...

Aeroplane from a Flying Display, Stafford,

The pilot was Gustav Hamel, a pioneer aviator, who performed a flying display over Lammascote Fields at the request of Stafford Town Council. His monoplane was brought to Stafford by train and taken ...

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.

Air Training Corps Parade Inspection, R.A.F. Stafford,

Cadets from Stone Air Training Corps on parade at R.A.F. Stafford. The aim of the Air Training Corps was to prepare cadets for service in the Royal Airforce or the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy. The ...

Air Training Corps Parade, Stone,

The aim of the Air Training Corps was to prepare cadets for service in the Royal Airforce or the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy. This picture shows 1436 Squadron A.T.C., the first to be formed in ...

Air Training Corps Recruitment Display, Stone

The aim of the Air Training Corps was to prepare cadets for service in the Royal Airforce or the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy. The Stone Air Defence Cadet Corps (later the A.T.C.) was founded in ...

Air Training Corps, Mayor's Civic Parade, Stone

The aim of the Air Training Corps was to prepare cadets for service in the Royal Airforce or the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy. The Stone Air Defence Cadet Corps (later the A.T.C.) was founded in ...

Air-Vice Marshal Worthington visits RAF Hixon

Taking the salute during a parade at RAF Hixon is Air-Vice Marshall Worthington. During 1957 he became Director-General of Equipment at the Air Ministry. RAF Hixon opened in 1942 as a base for Bomber ...