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BIRMINGHAM STREET FIGHTING SCHOOL
GROUP PHOTOGRAPH - MAGNIFIED
Men so far identified:
Row seated on chairs
- 9th from right (and next to the C.O.), Capt. Albert (Dick) Edwards, Chief Instructor
- 10th from the right, the C.O. - Major A.R. Turner
- 1st on right, Capt. B.H. Bonning, 9th North Riding (Middlesborough) Battalion
This photograph is annotated on the back with the names of several other officers undergoing the course but regrettably it is not possible to put names to faces:
"Lieut. J H Wylie Edinburgh; 2/Lieut. J H Davis 8ER Hull; 2/Lieut. Farquhar Beaton 3 ABK; 2/Lieut. W S Chalmers 3rd Aberdeen & Kincardenshire; 2/Lieut. W Nicholson 12th DHM; Lieut. Bull (?S G) 18th Batt. Warwicks (Coventry) HG; Lieut. J W Cooper 7th Batt Shropshire (Wellington) HG; R Gates 6th Batt Leicester HG; J E Ward 3rd Batt HG; Lieut. H Probert 3 ?KT Bn Warwicks; 2/Lieut. J W Wills 42nd County of Lancs.; Lieut. A Andrews 7th Glasgow HG"
This historic photo is accredited to Taylors Press Service of 366 Soho Road, Handsworth, Birmingham 21.
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Grateful acknowledgement is made to HB whose father attended this course and who has made these documents and images available to staffshomeguard and generously permitted their publication.