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3rd Lancaster City Battalion, County of Lancaster Home Guard


The 3rd Lancaster City Battalion on parade at Giant Axe Field, possibly 1942.
Accession Number KONEG0942


The 3rd Lancaster City Battalion on parade at Giant Axe Field, possibly 1942.
Accession Number: KO2631/07


The 3rd Lancaster City Battalion on parade at Giant Axe Field, Lancaster.  1942.
Accession Number KO2631/04


A Company of the 3rd Lancaster City Battalion, County of Lancaster Home Guard, March 1942.
Accession Number KO2631/01


Lord Bridgeman's training inspection at Crag Bank Campsite, Sunday 26th July 1942.  Lord Bridgeman is greeting Lieutenant Colonel Black, Officer Commanding the 3rd Battalion.
Accession Number KO2449/03


Lord Bridgeman (left) is talking to the Adjutant, Captain G E Middleditch (wearing the helmet).
Accession Number KO2449/04


The Officers Mess of the 3rd City of Lancaster Battalion, County of Lancaster Home Guard, at Crag Bank Camp on 26th July 1942.
Accession Number KO2449/05


3rd Battalion Subalterns Camp, with 'Y' Staff, Crag Bank, 8/9th May 1943.
Accession Number KO2449/01


Major General Johnson, VC, Training Inspection at Crag Bank Camp, Sunday 13th June 1943.
Accession Number: KO2631/02


Major General Johnson, VC, Training Inspection at Crag Bank Camp, Sunday 13th June 1943.  Left to right, Colonel Given (Officer Commanding PSD), in rear Staff Captain PSD, Colonel Mandelburg, Lieutenant Colonel Black, Officer Commanding 3rd Battalion, Major General Johnson, Captain Shaw, second in command 'A' Company, Captain Barker, Officer Commanding 'B' Company, Captain Mashiter, Officer Commanding 'C' Company and Major Weir, Officer Commanding 'D' Company.
Accession Number KO2449/06


Major General Johnson, VC, Training Inspection at Crag Bank Camp, Sunday 13th June 1943.  Left to right, Lieutenat Colonel Black, Officer Commanding 3rd Battalion, Major General Johnson, VC, Captain Daisn, Quartermaster and Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant Byrne.
Accession Number KO2449/08


Major General Johnson's training inspection at Crag Bank Camp, Sunday 13th June, 1943.  Left to right is Corporal Hughes and Regimental Sergeant Major Cassidy talking to Major General Johnson VC.
Accession Number KO2449/09


Major General Johnson, VC, Training Inspection, Crag Bank Camp, 13 June 1943.  Machine Gun Platoon on the range.
Accession Number KO2449/10


Machine gun platoon, gun teams in action on the range at Crag Bank.  13 June 1943.
Accession Number KO2449/11


Assault course, water obstacle, Crag Bank, 13th June 1943.
Accession Number KO2449/12


Major General Johnson's training inspection of the 3rd Battalion, at Crag Bank Camp, 13th June 1943.  Assault Course, wall obstacle, Company Sergeant Major Clarke (Permanent Staff Instructor) looking on.
Accession Number KO2449/13


Assault Course, ladder obstacle, assault platoon showing how!  Crag Bank Camp, 13 June 1943.
Accession Number KO2449/14


Assault Course, water obstacle, rest period fun and games.  "How not to do it!" by Sergeant Morkin of the Machine Gun Platoon, Headquarter Company.  Crag Bank Camp, 13 June 1943.
Accession Number KO2449/15


3rd City of Lancaster Battalion on parade through Lancaster in 1944.
Accession Number KO2631/06


3rd City of Lancaster Battalion on parade through Lancaster in 1944.
Accession Number KO2631/05

 

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