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North Ashton

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Rambo and Commando
Photo: Ste Lomax
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Item #: 8654
Rambo and Commando Aka Jimmy Lomax and best mate Harold Slack in 1940.

Comment by: janet on 13th January 2009 at 10:53

Stephen, remember the 'Halt who goes there' story?

Comment by: Andrew Lomax on 13th January 2009 at 15:03

Ste, do you have email which I can contact you on? Family history has taken me to Ashton a long, long time ago.

Comment by: Eric Turner on 13th January 2009 at 15:15

I think they were in the new uniform of the Home Guard according to the leather anklets.E.T.

Comment by: janet on 13th January 2009 at 16:10

You are right Eric, Dad was in the Home Guard, before my time though, he was only 20 years old in 1940.

Comment by: Susan Atkins (nee Atherton) on 14th January 2009 at 20:49

Well I would have known it was your Dad straight away, don't think he changed at all. I bet you got some great stories about his time in the home guard.Lovely photo.

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