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HA05286_Helmsley_Observer_Corps_1940.jpg
HA05286 Helmsley Observer Corps, 1940Standing: (L to R): Fred Huggan, Don Rivis, Jim Cuthbertson, Tom Ashpole, Sidney Fairburn, unknown (in doorway), Oswald Frank (holding cat), Sidney Wilson (in doorway),
Gerald Periam (striped armband), Charlie Mennell (rat-catcher, cap), George “Teddy” Smith (behind dog), Toby Leaman (dark jacket, cap), John “Jack” Dale (dark jacket, cap), Fred Summersgill
Seated: (L to R): Colin Baldwin, (Mrs Fred Summersgill’s dog), Charlie Butler (glasses), Captain Foote (with pipe), Alf Wright
HA05364_Helmsley_Observer_Corps_1945.jpg
HA05364 Helmsley Observer Corps, 1945More information...
HA05467_Tom_Dale_and_Harold_Ward_Boer_War_Volunteers.jpg
HA05467 Harold Ward and Tom Dale, Boer War VolunteersMore information...
HA05675_Helmsley_Observer_Corps_1945.jpg
HA05675 Helmsley Observer Corps, 1945More information...
HA05797_First_World_War_Yeoman_Rifles~0.jpg
HA05797 First World War Yeoman RiflesMore information...
HA05815_North_Riding_Rifle_Volunteer_Corps_1880s_.jpg
HA05815 North Riding Rifle Volunteer Corps, early 1900'sBack row: Sgt. W Waines, Sgt, R Jackson, Fred Jones, JW Allenby, E Baldwin, T Dale
Front row: Colour Sgt. J Ward, Sgt. Major J Mathews, ? Cummins, Staff Sgt. W Atkinson
24 June 1893. The Volunteers held their annual camp at Helmsley.
"The Corps has grown considerably in number and the addition of a Bicycle Company adds greatly to the attractions", says one local magazine.
HA05816_William_Atkinson_NR_Volunteers_ca_1880.jpg
HA05816 William Atkinson, North Riding Volunteers, about 1880
HA06469_Yorkshire_Hussars_Band2C_Helmsley2C_1938.jpg
HA06469 Yorkshire Hussars' Band, Helmsley, 1938
HA06787_Band_of_the_Yorkshire_Hussars2C_in_camp_in_Helmsley_1909.jpg
HA06787 Band of the Yorkshire Hussars, in camp in Helmsley, 1909
HA06791_East_Yorkshire_Yeomanry_camping_at_Rievaulx.jpg
HA06791 East Yorkshire Yeomanry camping at Rievaulx
HA06844_HRH_Princess_Elizabeth_inspecting_troops_Duncombe_Park2C_March_1944.jpg
HA06844 HRH Princess Elizabeth inspecting troops, March 1944Princess Elizabeth makes her first full-length tour of inspection; the Royal Party in a scout car. Taken at the front gates of Duncombe Park.
HA06887_Willie_Fletcher2C_Army.jpg
HA06887 Sapper William (Willie) FletcherSaw action with the Syren Force in Murmansk, North Russia, 1918-1919
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