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Many thanks to Chris Hankin who kindly sent me a batch of photos, the first of which I’m publishing as the subject of this weeks Friday Photo. Chris writes:
In 1939, whilst the local 149 regiment was still the TA before becoming the “Hoylake Horse” in the regular army, my father joined up and took part in a training camp on the Royal Liverpool Golf Course. These show the camp and some of the secret high tech equipment being tested in front of the Royal Hotel.
Note that building to the left of the old Royal Hotel …another house that’s disappeared over the years. I’ll publish the other couple of photos that Chris sent me next week. Here are a couple of other war kit photos (including duplicates) – as always, feel free to comment: