Useful Information

Wiltshire Home Guard

living history group

Useful Information

 

INDEX:

  1. Our next meeting
  2. Potential contacts for Home Guard service records
  3. Our preferred suppliers

 

 

1. Our next meeting

 

Sunday 22 April, 2pm. Drill at Eastonton Village Hall

 

Sunday 20 May, 2pm. John Bowles Cup annual shooting competition at Easterton Village Hall

 

2. Potential contacts for Home Guard service records

 

SERVICE RECORDS:

https://www.gov.uk/requests-for-personal-data-and-service-records#how-to-apply-for-home-guard-service-records

 

or write to:

British Army,

Army Personnel Centre,

Historic Disclosures,

65 Brown St,

Glasgow, G2 8EX,

Scotland

 

WESTBURY HOME GUARD:

https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/collections/133/wiltshire-home-guard-warminster-battalions

 

3. Our preferred suppliers

 

Over time, members of the Group have found the following suppliers to be reliable, providing good quality, period items:

 

SOLDIER OF FORTUNE (AKA 1944 AIRBORNE):

(denim & battledress uniforms, reproduction webbing and inert replica weapons)

 

Euro House 13, Tyn-y-Llidiart Industrial Estate, Corwen, Denbighshire, North Wales LL21 9QX

Tel: 01490 412225 / Fax: 01490 412205 / Email: sales@sofmilitary.co.uk / Website: www.sofmilitary.co.uk

 

MONTY'S LOCKER:

(cloth insignia, shoulder titles, battalion numbers, trade and qualification badges - all reproduction)

 

Northfield, 108 Church Road, Saughall, Chester, Cheshire CH1 6EW

Tel: 01244 657909 / Email: enquiries@montyslocker.co.uk /Website: www.montyslocker.co.uk

 

WARTIME WARDROBE:

(non Home Guard uniforms, eg RAF, ATS)

 

Steve Harvey - Tel: 01268 794344 / Mobile: 07887 583093

 

DEL'S MILITARIA:

(original equipment and reproduction head gear; eg shoes, webbing, hats)

 

90 Northern Road, Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 1PL

Tel: 01793 541386 / Mobile: 07738 758870 / Email: derek.nicholls44@yahoo.co.uk

 

DIVPATCH.COM:

(reproduction military cloth insignia, including printed rather than woven insignia, specialising in 1939-45 period)

 

Email: sales@divpatch.com / www.divpatch.com, and on facebook