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Wiltshire Home Guard - A black and white photograph of a Wiltshire Home Guard unit, taken outside the Red Lion Inn, dated October 1942. The location and people in this photograph were not originally named, but following an appeal on the Museum's website the pub was confirmed in August 2009 as the Red Lion, Castle Eaton, licensee Reginald G King, and the unit as the Blunsdon Platoon. The landlady at the time provided the information given here from a copy of the photograph in the pub which named all those present. All rows read from left to right. Top row:- W. Kemble, E. Walsh, W. Wiltshire, R. Kemble, J. Kemble, J. Cole, H. Mills, P. Mills, W. Stroud. 2nd row:- E. Beazley, I. Wiltshire, F. Mulcock, T. Card, H. Kemble, Mr. Vines, A. Percival, C. Kemble, S. Wilkins, S. Curtis. 3rd row:- B. Card, R. Mulcock, H. Cole, H. Painter, B. Nicholls, Mr. Skinner, E. Adams, A. Drew, J. Jackson, J. Pearce, S. Brunsdon, A. New. Seated Row:- A. Staples, W. Mulcock, G. Wiltshire, T. Adams, T. Green, Major Archer (with trilby hat), S. Maundrell, Mr. King (Licensee), W. Wiltshire, J. Adams, Mr. Groves. Sitting on floor:- P. Stroud, S. Marshall, R. Wiltshire, E. Stroud, Mr. Perry, T. Sandle, C. Agamber, J. Mulcock.

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