Officers of ‘D’ Company

Officers of ‘D’ Company

The Officers of “D” Company, 13 North Riding Home Guard Regiment  Battalion Headquarters.

Information on the location of the battalion HQ would be appreciated.

Back row, L to R:  2/Lt. Utley, H.H., 2/Lt. Robinson, F., 2/Lt.Pearson, W., 2/Lt. Thompson, W,. 2/Lt. Simpson, R., 2/Lt Reed, C.C., 2/Lt., Marsay, J.

Front Row L to R:  Lieut. Hyde, J., Lieut. Thompson, G.W., Capt. Mortimer,  D.E., Major Wicks, T., Capt. Harben, A., Lieut. Elders, G., 2/Lt. Gibson, A.

‘D’ Company

‘D’ Company

The men of “D” Company, LDV (Look, Duck and Vanish) or the Home Guard as they would have been known in the second world war.

Back row l-r: Albert Downs, Fred Butterworth, Dennis Pinkney, Wilf Harcourt

Middle row l-r: Eric Davidson, Jim Husband, Gus Swales, Herbert Stevenson, Stan Butterworth

Front row l-r: Fred Chapman, Bob Goldby, Jack(John Ernest) Metcalf, Jonty Atkinson, T Wicks (Derick Pearson thinks he later became Major Wicks?), Cyril Lynford.

(John Ernest Metcalf owned a Bakery in Carlin How in the 1960s according to his grandaughter Angela Cockburn – thanks for the naming information Angela)   Thanks also to Derick Pearson for other names to date.  Thanks to Bob Dunn for an update on names.

Loftus Rosecroft School Staff (198?)

Rosecroft Staff, 198?

Back row L-R: Ron Stephenson, Lyn Smith, Rita Unthank, Pat Slater, Ron Kerrison, Kevin Willey, ??, Tony Ryder, David Brown.

3rd row L-R: Alison Jolly, Lee Archer, Harold Jones, Dick Sowerby, Margaret Bennett, Tony Lake, Anne Ault, Marion Calvert.

2nd row L-R: Peris Whitaker, Stella Brown?, Val Metcalf, Brenda Morgan, ??, Polly Brettle, Jill Hall, John Winspear, Eric Walker, Ian Macdonald.

Front row L-R: Celia Parrish, Ann Hewitt, Mrs Game (French teacher), Adrian Hopley(headteacher), Richard Watson, David Griffin, Dave Robinson

(Thanks to Celia Parrish for the photograph, to John Hannah and Nigel Deans for the names so far and apologies for any wrong spellings.)