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ARP (Air Raid Precautions) Wardens in Anchor Lane 1944. Elsewhere on this website is an article containing the log of the ARP Wardens. Old Hathern in Pictures page 80 and Hathern at War Page 35
Back : Don Peake, Tom Truswell, David Evans, Edwin Fern, Bert Morris, Sam Mattison, Ray Allen, Charlie Exon, Herbert Savage. Front : Marjorie Exon, Harry Stanton, Jack Screaton, Fred Farrands, Sid Hicks, Eric Miller
Ernie Fletcher's demob(ilisation) telegram Aug 26th 1946. From Hathern Remembered page 9
Ben Fuller. an officer in WW!
Ernie Fletcher in Haifa, Palestine 1944. Hathern Remembered page 9. Ernie and family lived on The Green
In Hathern Remembered, his son Geoff recalls the victory celebrations with fires lit on top of the Cross
Hathern's Home Guard at the outbreak of World War 2, Hathern at War page 51 and Old Hathern in Pictures page 79
Back: Ken Hutchinson,Bob Groves,Sid Spencer,Tom Satterthwaite,Wilf Hallam,Reg Hayes,Eddie Groves,Bill Middleton.2nd Row: Frank Pilkington,Jack Cooper,J.Collins,Jack Price,Bill Newbold,Harold Wortley,A.Wills,Arnold Birkle,Tom Dennis,Jack Collins,Guy Porter,Frank Price,Len Peake,3rd Row: George Gittins,George Eyre,Fred Price,Dick Pilkington,Alex Swift,Ben Fuller,Tom Swift,Bill Bent,Carl Groves,Jack Monk,Harry Hunt Front: Alf Allam,Charlie Onions,Clarence Tollington,Bill Henson. All volunteers, many of the younger men would be conscripted into the Forces by 1941
Harry Hunt, son of Yarker who served in the navy in WW2
Sam Freer, somewhere in the desert.
William and Elizabeth Rossell, World War 1
Jack Screaton (probably). in Royal Artillery uniform, note the spurs, World War 1. From J. Monk collection
William Ewart Gladstone Bent of the Leys in the Home Guard
John Alexander Price ("Pim"). In the Home Guard before joining the R.A.F. A bomber pilot, he was shot down and killed off the island of Rhodes in November 1943
Herbert Everard Spencer of Golden Square who joined the Leicester Regiment, "The Tigers", in WW1. His brother Bob was killed in 1918