Aireborough Historical Society

Home Guard

Home Guard

Title
Home Guard
Date As Shown
Location Yeadon
Photo ID
FB232 Image Donated by Sam Kilburn
Comment
1941: Duke of Wellington's 30th Battalion Home Guard, the back row includes: 
Fred Myers   Ronnie Mallinson   Claude Fieldhouse   Carl Sedman   Maurice Pawson   Lawrence Marshall   John Fawkins   Stanley Brooks   Jim Cockshott

Middle row left to right :  ?   Derek Norris   Bill Eddy   ?   Eric Blackwell   ?   Wagstaff

Front row left to right :     Fred Peel   Frank Gilbert   Dennis Butterfield   Sam Kilburn   Basil Ibbitson   Joe Metcalf   Fred Ingham

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Undated: On the extreme right of the back row is Mark Busfield, grandfather of Freda Potts who donated the photo.

To his left is Harris Cooper who was the grandfather of Graham Beevers.

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1940s: Home Guard, Aireborough

These men were Aireborough's own "Dad's Army".

 

teleg
teleg
I would be interested to know how many of these people are still alive if anyone out there knows or has relations who know
29 June 2013
Laurence Marsh
Laurence Marsh
Although I was not in the Home Guard Regiment referred to I was in the Lower Hardres Nr Canterbury Platoon
At seventeen in 1944 and I am 92 now .I left to join the army in January 1945. I would be interested to know how
many of us are left today
25 August 2018
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