Wield 014

Wield 014

One of the platoons that served the Alton area. This photograph shows the men of 5a Platoon, “A” Company, 24th Hants BN. Home Guard, 1944. Wield was the home of a number of the men shown in this photograph.

Back Row (left to right): Pte P Pearson. Pte L Newman. Pte W Merritt. L/Cpl J Goodall. Pte A J Lailey. Pte C Westbrook. Pte J Lailey.
Pte P Messenger. Pte J Messenger. Pte W Eggby.

Front Row (left to right): Pte G T Lailey. L/Cpl P Hearne. Cpl C Smith. Sgt P G Smith. 2/Lt R A Shortis. Cpl C Johnson. L/Cpl H Giles.
L/Cpl S Smith.

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