Woolmer Green Home Guard

By Emma Pearce

Woolmer Home Guard

Names of men in the photograph from left to right.

Back: Punch Croft, Arthur Warren, Cpl Bill Gates, Cpl Alf Scott, Cpl Fred Monk, Lance Cpl Ernie Ayres, Bernie Leggett.

Front: Sgt Stan Males, Lt Fish, Lt Eyre, Sgt Knowles, Cpl Percy Jeffrey

This page was added on 10/05/2010.

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  • My Grandfather was Bernie Leggett.
    Gates shop was the hub of the village and all of the children would love to go there to buy their sweets 4 for a penny black Jack’s and many others . Great memories .

    By Karen Long ( nee Rollings ) (22/05/2020)
  • Percy Jeffrey is my great-grandfather. We have this photo at home along with many others 🙂

    By Steve Sandford (19/12/2013)
  • I remember Mr Gates he had a the village shop at the top of New Road, on the corner he usually wore a cream linen jacket with a pocket hankie, the shop sold everything but especially every sweet and chocolate on the market especially Spangles in all flavours an Aladdin’s cave.

    By isabel creighton (09/02/2012)