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Regimental Depot, Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1939


Group representing every rank below commissioned officer - from left to right: boy soldier, private, lance corporal, corporal, sergeant, colour sergeant, company sergeant major, regimental quartermaster sergeant, and regimental sergeant major.
Accession Number KO0679/03-01


Newly conscripted 'militiamen' arrive at Bowerham Barracks.
Accession Number KO0679/03-02


Militiamen undergo examination.
Accession Number KO0679/03-03


Military record keeping begins.
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Introductory guided tour of the barracks.
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The issue of uniform from the Quarter Master's Stores
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Canteen.
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Drill.
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More drill.
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Instruction.
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Bren machine gun lesson.
Accession Number KO0679/03-11


Bren machine gun lesson.  Ashton Memorial in Williamson's Park can be seen in the rear right of the photograph.
Accession Number KO0679/03-12


Army education.
Accession Number KO0679/03-13


Soldiers with pedal cycles.
Accession Number KO0679/03-14


Soldiers with pedal cycles.
Accession Number KO0679/03-15


Barrack room.
Accession Number KO0679/03-16


Gym.
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Lecture on food and rations.
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Kitchens.
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The cookhouse at meal time.
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Bandsmen under instruction.
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The depot band.
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The depot band and Bandmaster Basil Brown.
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First aid lesson with stretchers.
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First aid lesson.
Accession Number KO079/03-25


The depot infirmary.
Accession Number KO0679/03-26


Pay parade.
Accession Number KO0679/03-27


Soldiers club.
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Recreation room.
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Reading room/library.
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Members of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS).
Accession Number KO0679/03-31


Members of the ATS at work.
Accession Number KO0679/03-32


Changing a wheel.
Accession Number KO0679/03-33


Changing of the guard at the main gate.  The Guard Room is to the left.
Accession Number KO0679/03-34


The band leads the soldiers back from Church parade past Lancaster Castle.
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Soldiers leaving the Priory Church.
Accession Number KO0679/03-36


Soldiers returning to the Depot from Church parade.
Accession Number KO0679/03-37

 

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