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The Pirton and Holwell Home Guard

by British Schools Museum

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Pirton and Holwell, Hertfordshire
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25 November 2005

The Pirton and Holwell Home Guard pose for a squad photograph, 1943.

The photo shows the Pirton and Holwell Home Guard in front of the Old Vicarage in 1943.

The photo was brought into the British Schools Museum by Ken Burton whose family are represented among the men (and two ladies) shown here.

Left to Right:

Back Row: Francis Walker, ?, ?, Brian Lawrence, Francis Parkins, ?, Woogy Males, Harry Race.

Second Row: Bert Tott, Fred Bavister, Stan Males, George Burton, Tom Burton, Arthur Burton, ?, RJG Lindsell, Lenny Saggars, Sam Taylor.

Third Row: Maurice Hinton, Arthur Males, ?, Mrs Mattinau, Arthur Sopp, Bill Prior, Barbara Castle, Arthur Carter, Cyril Groves, Fred Males

Front Row: Eddie Handscombe, Ted Males, Alf Britnell, George Trussell

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