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4th(South Lonsdale) Battalion, County of Lancaster Home Guard


Morecambe and Heysham Home Guard in 1940 before the issue of uniforms.
Accession Number KOneg 0972


Home Guard weapons demonstration, Morecambe, circa 1941-43.
Accession Number KO1194/03


Home Guard weapons demonstration, Morecambe, circa 1941-43.  Browning Machine Gun.
Accession Number KO1194/04


Home Guard weapons demonstration, Morecambe, circa 1941-43.
Accession Number KO1194/05


Lancaster County Battalion Home Guard being inspected by Lieutenant General Sir James O'Dowda, September 1941.  Colonel John Bois (with the Home Guard armband) is stood at the left speaking to the area commander.
Accession Number: KO1107/08


Officers of the 4th (South Lonsdale) Battalion, County of Lancaster, Home Guard (EL4) having lunch whilst the band prepares for a rehearsal.  The former railway carriage to the rear has been adapted for use by the soldiers.  The photograph appears to be by a Morecambe photographer and may well be at Crag Bank, where it is known the Home Guard trained.
Accession Number: KO2917/55


Home Guard parade, Morecambe, circa 1941-43.
Accession Number KO1194/07


Home Guard officers, Morecambe, circa 1943-44.
Accession Number KO1194/10


Home Guard parade, Morecambe, saluting base in front of the Winter Gardens.
Accession Number KO1194/11


Home Guard parade passing the Winter Gardens, Morecambe.
Accession Number KO1194/12


Morecambe Home Guard, presentation circa 1944.  No further details.
Accession Number KO1194/13


Officers of the Morecambe Home Guard, 1944.
Accession Number KO1194/14


Morecambe Parade, during 'Salute the Soldier Week' 1943.
Accession Number KO1194/21


Morecambe Home Guard on Parade.  No further details.
Accession Number KO1194/18

 

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