Home Guard band from 1942
THIS fantastic old picture was taken in 1942 of a Home Guard band.
The Home Guard (initially known as Local Defence Volunteers) was a defence organisation of the British Army during the Second World War.
Operational from 1940 until 1944, the Home Guard comprised of 1.5 million local volunteers otherwise ineligible for military service, usually owing to age, hence the nickname “Dad’s Army”.
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