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Presentation of the Wiltshire Home Guard in 1944

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This photograph shows the presentation of an award to Home Guard member Mr C Wheeler in April 1944. He was a member of the 13th Battalion of the Wiltshire Home Guard which was formed in 1943 to protect GWR property in Swindon. It was made up entirely of GWR employees. The men of this battalion maintained their jobs with the company in the day and trained with the Home Guard in the evenings

Media ID 19929945

Date: 31st January 2014

Unique Reference Number: HWW2-2 018

Image Size: 2652 x 1799 Pixels

Filesize is 0.86MB

Associated Categories: Swindon Works

Associated Categories: War Workers

Associated Categories: Workers at Swindon Works

Associated Categories: The Railway at War

Associated Categories: Second World War

Keywords: 13th battalion, home guard, presentation, swindon, swindon works, volunteers, wiltshire