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Second World War

Depot, King's Own Royal Regiment, Lancaster


The first arrivals of militiamen (conscripts) at Bowerham Barracks, 1939.
Accession Number KO0636/05


The Bishop of Lancaster welcomes militiamen to Bowerham, 1939.
Accession Number KO0636/07


Group of militiamen at Bowerham, 1939.
Accession Number KO0636/10


Militiamen at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1939.
Accession Number KO0636/15


Militiamen at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1939.
Accession Number KO0636/11


Militiamen at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1939.
Accession Number KO0636/09


Militiamen at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1939.
Accession Number KO0636/08


Militiamen at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1939.
Accession Number KO0636/13


Militiamen on parade, Bowerham Barracks, 1939.
Accession Number KO0636/12


Instruction in the 'Bren' light machine gun, 1939.
Accession Number KO0636/06


Militiamen on parade at Bowerham Barracks, 1939.
Accession Number KO0636/14


Hospital ward, Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1939.
Accession Number KO0768/01


Stretcher bearers, Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1939.
Accession Number KO0768/02


Schoolroom with boy soldiers, Bowerham Barracks, 1939.
Accession Number KO0768/15


Library, Bowerham Barracks, 1939.
Accession Number KO0768/16


Auxiliary Territorial Service at Bowerham Barracks, 1939.
Accession Number KO0768/18


Auxiliary Territorial Service at Bowerham Barracks, 1939.
Accession Number KO0768/19


Auxiliary Territorial Service at Bowerham Barracks, 1939.
Accession Number KO0768/20


Canteen, Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1939.
Accession Number KO0768/17


Group of King’s Own soldiers and members of the ATS, singing around a piano. ‘x’ marks John Lacy Rowlandson. The photograph appeared in the Lancaster Guardian of 1 Dec 1939. Photo likely to have been taken in Nov 1939 at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster.

The poster on the wall advertises the Odeon, Lancaster with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
Accession Number: KO2951/055


Guard at Bowerham Barracks, 1939.
Accession Number KO0768/13


Barrack room scene, circa 1939.
Accession Number: KO0768/14


Guard at the main gate to Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster
Accession Number KO0768/12

From left to right, boy soldier, private, lance corporal, corporal, sergeant, colour sergeant, company sergeant major, regimental quartermaster sergeant and regimental sergeant major at Bowerham Barracks, 1939.
Accession Number KO0768/11

 

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