Broadwas Platoon at Woodford House, Knightwick.

Photograph (Many thanks to Major [Retd] Janet Brodie-Murphy) of the Broadwas Platoon of the Malvern Battalion, illustrates very well the standard Worcestershire Home Guard ammunition store, constructed with Anderson shelter sections on a brick and concrete plinth. 80 of these had been supplied by the TAA up to October 1941. This one was located in the back garden of the K Company Commander, Dr Clarke, at Knightwick.

Personnel in the back row are from left to right:- Ray Light, George Symonds, Reuben Jones, unknown, unknown, Richard James. Bob Gillespie, Ernie Jones, unknown, Brian Winters.

Front row from left to right are:- Lance Corporal Frank Williams, unknown Corporal, Corporal Jack Saunders, Ernie Wood, Captain Shepherd, Lieutenant Twinberrow, Sergeant 'Coddy' Phillips, unknown sergeant, Corporal Jack Gale, Corporal Ray Turbutt, Corporal Tommy Higginson and Lance Corporal Bill Evans. (Courtesy of Margaret Mathews).


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