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Home Guard

By Ffynnoncadno  
Taken at a 1940's day on the Severn Valley Railway this gentleman in Home Guard Officers uniform looked the part, pipe and all

Tags: Moustache Reinactment Home guard Portraits and people Army officer

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GeorgeP Plus
13 62 26 United States
6 Nov 2020 1:19AM
Wonderful image. When I see these reenactments, I always look at the ribbons that the folks are sporting. My grandfather was an "Old Contemptible" so I always check and usually we see "wilf, pip and squeak". This one is interesting and that ribbon on the left where the 1914-1915 Star would sit is unusual. I can't place it. Any thoughts? The cap badge looks like the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Part of that regiment were in France in 1914 which adds to my fascination. Sorry - I'm distracting from the portrait of a fine gentleman!

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