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Driffield, East Yorkshire, in photographs and pictures

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I dedicate this page to the men and women who served in the Driffield area during major conflicts, inclduing World Wars 1 and II.

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A Halifax B III known as F-Freddie
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Pictured are service people of 466 squadron. This was taken after she had completed 91 mission


D Company
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2nd VB East Yorkshire Regiment

Notice Popeye and olive on the fuselage

DRIFFIELD D COMPANY OFFICERS & COMMISSIONED OFFICERS 2ND VOLUNTEER BATTALION EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT TAKEN IN 1908 WHEN THE CHANGE FROM VOLUNTEERS TO TERRITORIAL TOOK PLACE AND THEY RAISED THE OLD COLOURS OF 1803 TO MARK THE CHANGE
The writing is barely legible, but those identified are as follows: -
BACK ROW Left to right
1st Sgt A Gage; 5th Sgt I Cooper; 7th Lance-Corpl E Stephenson; 8th Lance-Corpl JW Ringrose; 9th Lance-Corpl R Roe
MIDDLE ROW Left to right
2nd Q Master Sgt JW Rawlinson; 3rd Capt J Mortimer; 5th Corpl W Lamplugh; 6TH Mr ? (Bandmaster)
BOTTOM ROW left to right
2nd Sgt ? Barker; 4th Sgt R Warcup
This information was sourced by historian Della Petch, who says: this is what I know about thems, so far-
A. Gage - fought Boer War, one of volunteers sent to guard the streets in the 1902 coronation. Wounded WW1
I Cooper - fought Boer War & was regarded as a father by the volunteers
E Stephenson - fought & wounded in WW1. Three years without leave. Previously worked in Times office.
JW Ringrose - fought Boer War
R Roe - fought Boer War
JW Rawlinson - Joined 1867. Grocer, Driffield. Died 1916.
J Mortimer - Of Mortimer & Co, corn factors & maltsters. Capt of Battalion in Boer War. Killed in action WW1 Sept 15 1916
R Warcup - fought Boer War
Barker (2 of them fought Boer War, assume this is one. Difficult without first initial)