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British Home Guard Helmet?

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    Hi,
    Here's a picture of the home guard in Disley Cheshire, notice the newly issued helmets. Also the difference in the ages, some young boys & some older gentlemen who no doubt fought in the 1st World War.
    Aaron
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    Proper Dad's army stuff! Great photo, thanks for sharing

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    The Home Guard were issued grade 2 helmets in January 1941 receiving 700,000 of them by July 1941, for Home Guard use they were painted khaki instead of grey for civilians.

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