First 'Derby recruits' on parade in Luton

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25th April 1916


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Derby Recruits in Luton


These were among the first of hundreds of men called up under the Derby Scheme for training with the London Royal Field Artillery at Biscot Camp. They were photographed at Beech Hill School - some still in civilian clothes - by a Luton News photographer on April 25th, 1916. The group seated included Major V. F. Fitch and other officers, physical training instructors and NCOs.


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Derby Recruits in Luton

Author: Deejaya

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