Started by: rufustoot (39) 

in the 20s when there was a lot of unemployment a lot of men volunteered for military service.what was the most popular regiment that men from wigan volunteered for especially men from the scholes area of wigan.thanks for any information

Started: 12th Nov 2018 at 20:48

Posted by: certacito (203)

5th battalion Manchester Regt was the Regiment recruiting from Wigan and district.

Replied: 16th Nov 2018 at 18:34

Posted by: rufustoot (39) 

thanks for that see you where in the was I between 66 to 75

Replied: 21st Nov 2018 at 19:27

Posted by: certacito (203)

Your welcome rufustoot.Yes I did my national service with the Royal Signals 1947- 1949 Malaya.

Replied: 23rd Nov 2018 at 19:49

Posted by: ann-spam (3470) 

They should make it compulsory when children leave school to go in learn some discipline

Replied: 28th Nov 2018 at 11:54


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