WW1 Great War Centenary - Drill Halls

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Staffordshire


The south of the county included the major towns of Walsall and Wolverhampton together with some of the Black Country urban districts.

Wolverhampton
SO9198 : Drill Hall - Stafford Street by John M SO9198 : Emblem of the South Staffordshire Regiment by John M Stafford Street
6th Battalion, South Staffordshire (HQ, A and B Companies)

SO9099 : Riding School - Park Road East by John M SO9099 : Former Army Centre by Gordon Griffiths SO9099 : Riding School Drill Hall - Entrance to offices by John M SO9099 : Riding School Drill Hall - Coat of Arms by John M Park Road East - Riding School
Staffordshire Yeomanry (D Squadron) and Royal Field Artillery

Willenhall
SO9698 : Chamberlain Hall by John M Angel Passage
6th Battalion, South Staffordshire (D Company)

Tipton
SO9492 : Drill Hall - Sedgley Road by John M SO9492 : Inscription over Drill Hall Entrance by John M Sedgley Road West
6th Battalion, South Staffordshire (E Company)

Darlaston
SO9796 : Darlaston Auto Centre - Church Street by John M SO9796 : Darlaston Auto Centre - Church Street by John M Church Street
6th Battalion South Staffordshire (F Company)

Bilston
SO9596 : Former Drill Hall, Mount Pleasant, Bilston by Alan Murray-Rust SO9596 : Former Drill Hall (detail) in Bilston, Wolverhampton by Roger  Kidd SO9596 : Drill Hall - Coat of Arms by John M SO9596 : Former Drill Hall - Mount Pleasant by John M Mount Pleasant
6th Battalion, South Staffordshire (G Company)

Walsall
SP0198 : Building with Staffordshire knot by Derek Bennett
Staffordshire Yeomanry (A Squadron)
5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment (HQ, A, B & C Companies)

Bloxwich
SJ9902 : Old Music Hall by John M
5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment (D Company}

Hednesford
SK0012 : Bingo Hall and Cadet Hut, Hednesford by Mick Malpass
5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment (F Company)
now demolished

Wednesbury
SO9894 : Former Drill Hall - Bridge Street by John M SO9894 : Westside Cars - Bridge Street by John M Bridge Street
5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment (H Company)

Smethwick

SP0188 : Harry Mitchell Centre by John M SP0188 : Harry Mitchell Centre by John M SP0188 : Entrance lodge to Harry Mitchell Centre by John M Broomfield
North Midland Divisional Royal Engineers (No 1 Company)

The middle and east of the county have the vale of the River Trent and the brewing town of Burton upon Trent.

Burton upon Trent
SK2523 : Rear of 'The Maltings' on Horninglow Street by John M SK2523 : The Maltings - Horninglow Street by John MHorninglow Street
6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment (HQ, A, B & H Companies)
Staffordshire Yeomanry (C Squadron)

Tamworth
SK2004 : The Phillip Dix Centre, Corporation Street, Tamworth by Humphrey Bolton
6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment (C Company)

Rugeley
SK0418 : Victory Church by John M SK0418 : Rifle Range and Drill Hall by John M
6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment (D Company)

Lichfield
SK1109 : The Guildhall, Lichfield by David Rogers Guildhall
6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment (E Company)

Uttoxeter

SK0933 : Former Drill Hall - High Street by John M SK0933 : Former Drill Hall - High Street by John M SK0933 : Passageway to the drill hall by John M High St
Staffordshire Yeomanry (C Squadron) drill station
6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment (G Company)

The north of the county is dominated by the Potteries.

Hanley

SJ8746 : Victoria Road Drill Hall - College Road by John M SJ8746 : Victoria Road Drill Hall detail by John M SJ8846 : Victoria Road Drill Hall - College Road by John M SJ8846 : Rear of Victoria Road Drill Hall by John M SJ8846 : Rear of Victoria Road Drill Hall by John MCollege Road (formerly Victoria Road)
5th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment (HQ and B Company), (E Company) drill station
Staffordshire Yeomanry (B Squadron)

SJ8746 : Victoria Square Drill Hall - Cooper Street by John MCooper Road (Victoria Square)
2 North Midland Brigade Royal Field Artillery (HQ, No 1 and 2 Staffordshire Batteries and Ammunition Column)
North Midland Divisional Signal Companies Royal Engineers (HQ and No 1 Company)

Burslem

SJ8649 : Stoke-on-Trent Gymnastics Centre by John MNewcastle Street
5th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment (C Company)

Tunstall

SJ8651 : Crompo's Snooker Hall - Greengates Street by John MGreengates Road (formerly Bath Street)
5th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment (D Company)

Stoke-on-Trent

SJ8744 : Booth Street Drill Hall by John M SJ8744 : Booth Street Drill Hall - Entrance by John MBooth Street
5th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment (E and H Companies)
Staffordshire Yeomanry (B Squadron)

Newcastle-under-Lyme

SJ8545 : The Barracks Workshops by John M SJ8545 : Inside the Barracks Workshops by John MBarracks Road
5th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment (G Company)
Staffordshire Yeomanry (B Squadron) drill station

Hartshill

SJ8645 : Wilfred Place Drill Hall by John M SJ8645 : Wilfred Place Drill Hall by John MSJ8645 : Wilfred Place Drill Hall by John MWilfred Place
North Midland Royal Garrison Artillery-Heavy (HQ, Battery and Ammunition Column)

Suffolk


Beccles

TM4289 : Beccles Drill Hall by Adrian S Pye TM4289 : Air Training Corps at The Drill Hall by Adrian Cable Peddars Lane
Suffolk Yeomanry (D Squadron)
3 East Anglian (Howitzer) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (1 Suffolk (Howitzer) Battery) drill station
5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (B Company)
6th (Cyclist) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (F Company) drill station

Bungay

TM3389 : Motor Engineers, Scales Street by Glen Denny Scales Street
Suffolk Yeomanry (D Squadron) drill station
5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (B Company) drill station
6th (Cyclist) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (F Company)

Bury St Edmunds

TL8464 : Royal Anglian Regiment Headquarters, Bury St. Edmunds by Bikeboy TL8464 : The Barracks Bury St.Edmunds by Keith Evans TL8464 : The Barracks, viewed across the parade ground by John Goldsmith
5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (HQ, E and F Companies)
6th (Cyclist) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (H Company)

TL8464 : Former Yeomanry Barracks - Kings Road by Bob Jones TL8464 : Rear of Barracks Entrance - Kings Road by Bob Jones TL8464 : Rear of Barracks Entrance/Guardhouse - Kings Road by Bob Jones Kings Road/Yeomanry Yard
Suffolk Yeomanry(HQ)

TL8564 : David Roberton & Co - 84 Whiting Street by Bob Jones Whiting Street
Suffolk Yeomanry (B Squadron) drill station

Clare

TL7645 : Want A Pub? by Keith Evans Globe Inn
5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (G Company) drill station

Felixstowe

TM2935 : Felixstowe Drill Hall by Tim Marchant TM2935 : Felixstowe Drill Hall by Tim Marchant Garrison Lane
Suffolk Yeomanry (C Squadron) drill station
Essex & Suffolk Royal Garrison Artillery - Defended Ports (1 Company)

Framlingham

TM2863 : Framlingham Castle by Tim MarchantCastle
Suffolk Yeomanry (C Squadron) drill station
4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (G Company)

Hadleigh

Photo required, George Street ACF
5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (C Company)

Halesworth

TM3877 : The Rifle Hall by Adrian Cable TM3877 : Halesworth Methodist Church and Church Hall by Ian Capper London Road
Suffolk Yeomanry (D Squadron) drill station
4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (F Company)

Haverhill

Photo required, 433 Burton End
5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (G Company)

Newmarket

TL6463 : Victoria Drill Hall by David P Howard Fordham Road
5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (H Company)

Sudbury

TL8741 : Cadet Centre Gainsborough Street by Oxyman TL8741 : Gainsborough Street, CO10 (3) by Mike Quinn Gainsborough Street
Suffolk Yeomanry (B Squadron) drill station
5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (D Company)

Woodbridge

TM2748 : Woodbridge Drill Hall by Chris Holifield TM2748 : Woodbridge Drill Hall by Chris Holifield TM2748 : Detail of the cupola on Woodbridge Drill Hall by Chris Holifield Quayside
Suffolk Yeomanry (C Squadron) drill station
4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (G Company) drill station
1st East Anglian Divisional Field Ambulance RAMC

KML

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