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Market Place Market Place
Note the new building in the photo on the corner.
Regent Street Regent Street
Note the 'Old Red Lion Hotel'
Chapmangate Chapmangate
Note the independent chapel built in 1807 to the left.
Shiptonthorpe Home Guard
This photograph was kindly supplied by James Gibson who has researched the photograph and provided the names. Shiptonthorpe Home Guard No 5 Platoon was formed in 1940 and made up a section of the East Riding 4th Battalion. The Home Guard met twice a week, Tuesday nights and Sunday mornings, they were also involved in various training exercises. They met at what was known locally as ‘the hut’, a former WW1 hut that had been purchased originally for the W.I. The Hut (Pictured behind the Home Guard) stood on the site of the village hall car park on Station Road. If you can add any further names please contact me here.

Shiptonthorpe Home Guard
Reading right to left

Back Row - ?, G Swan, F Hardy, R Hardy, Syd Hardwick, ?, ?

Middle Row - C Swan, ?, ?, C Simmins, W Noble, C Illingworth, ?, ?, J Thorpe

Front Row - B Manning, T Simmins, RB Hardy, A Manning, J Illingworth, George Chapman, ?, ?.

Shiptonthorpe Home Guard

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