Spratton Home Guard outside Gilby's Home Farm 1941-2
Back Row: Harold Manning
(Timmy), George Billingham, Davis, Biggar, Don Pateman, Micky Cook,
Lewis Dickens (‘Nigger’).
3rd Row: Bard Leeson, Cyril Perkins, Pete/Ron Broughton, Frank
Butcher, Pop Dickens, Jim Griffin, Ron Bell, Freddy Chapman.
2nd Row: L/Cpl Alf (Mac) Mackaness, Cpl Percy Richardson (kept the
Post Office/Grocer), Sgt Ebenezer Copson, Arch Copson,
Major Flint (CO), 1st Lieutenant Ernie Bryant (SIC, landlord of Fir
Tree), Sgt Walter Wykes, L/ Cpl Bill Adams, Alf Smith
Ron Pateman, Bobby Manning, George Hayter, Charlie
Manning, Len Wykes
Photograph by kind
permission of Spratton History Society (ref: 0656)