Forest of Dean Home Guard, early 1940s.
Row: 1 James Stanley Dew Nash, 2 Walter. W. Morgan , 3 , 4 , 5 William Watson, 6 , 7
Among local Home Guard companies were:
4th Battalion at Lydney: A Company - Yorkley, B Company - Lydney, C Company - Ruardean Hill, D Company - Cinderford, E Company - Mitcheldean,
17th Battalion at Coleford: A Company - Chepstow, B Company - St Briavels, C Company - Coleford, D Company - Lydbrook, E Company - Sling (1)
(1) The Forester, 2005
Thanks also to Stephen Martin, who added (June 2009): "... front row second left is my grandfather Walter. W. Morgan of 47 Gloucester Rd Coleford. His son and local poet Keith Morgan still runs the barber shop in town . The jacket in the photo was given to me by my granfather".
Thanks also to J Nash.
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