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army photo

mariew

master brummie
I was looking through my parents photos and found this, I have looked at it through a magnifying glass but cannot recognise anyone, is there any way of telling what year it was from or where it was taken, any info would be appreciated.
 
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Frothblower

Lubrication In Moderation
Put that man with without a Beret, on a charge, 2nd row up 8th from the left.:)

Looking again, he is wearing one
 
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Alf

Gone but not forgotten. R.I.P.
Froth, there is a Barrack Room Window on the left and a couple of Motor Bikes and they don't look to old for those days. Could it be the Company of Home Guard?

Mariew any help:)
 

OtherHalf

posher half
took the liberty of trying to enhance part of image cant get any closer to look at insignia? or uniform without bluuring:(someone may be able to improve on this good luck Mariew:)
 
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Frothblower

Lubrication In Moderation
I didn't know that Alf.

This is a stab in the dark. The Badges look narrow, could they be Royal Signals? Signals used Motor Bikes like in the back ground.
 

Louis Dalby

The Ham Man
Froth, there is a Barrack Room Window on the left and a couple of Motor Bikes and they don't look to old for those days. Could it be the Company of Home Guard?

Mariew any help:)

May have been taken after the end of WW 2, bikes do not have headlamp covers which would be required in war time
 

Frothblower

Lubrication In Moderation
I've come to the conclusion, it is not a Signals regiment, I was looking at the 2 buttons on the front of the cap.:rolleyes: The Badge it's self is bigger,maybe Royal Engineers:confused2:
 

OtherHalf

posher half
have tried again to get closer and zoomed in to 400%the clearest part of image I think is this one with the cap badges probably no help But?
 
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mariew

master brummie
I'll see if my daughter can get it a bit clearer when she gets home , I tried getting a closer look, but it just pixelated. Thanks for your help so far boys, I wondered if the photo belonged to my dad, and perhaps a relative was in it, I may never get to the bottom of it, but it's worth a try.
 

Jules65

master brummie
Seeing this photo reminded me of one I had. I on the other hand can recognize my father 4th guy along from the left, top row. There is a stamp on the back which says Lewis Jones, Photographer. Torquay, Devon. I wonder what year this was and what he was doing in Devon?

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Arkrite

master brummie
There is a forum called World War 2 Talk , it covers far more than just that. If someone could look it and post the link thanks.
The members are extremely knowledgeable on this sort of thing and I think they may be able to help identify the picture. They are friendly bunch and love a good mystery.
 
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