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Armed citizen militia supporting the British Army during the Second World War. Wikipedia

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    • The 2nd Cadet Battalion, the King's Royal Rifle Corps was formed in 1942 when a Home Guard instruction was issued ordering each Home Guard battalion to raise a cadet unit.King's Royal Rifle Corps-Wikipedia
    • Unlike 1914-1918, there were relatively few service battalions, one being 11th (Home Defence) Battalion, raised in 1939 as part of the Home Guard.Royal Welch Fusiliers-Wikipedia
    • The outbreak of war, however, meant that the redevelopment again came to a halt, as the site was taken over by the Home Guard.Hull City A.F.C.-Wikipedia
    • The museum's trench clubs were used by the Home Guard, while other items such as sights and optical instruments were returned to the Ministry of Supply.Imperial War Museum-Wikipedia
    • Milne served in both World Wars, joining the British Army in World War I, and as a captain of the British Home Guard in World War II.A. A. Milne-Wikipedia
    • In the crisis following the Fall of France, where a large part of the British Army's equipment had been lost up to and at Dunkirk, stocks of Lewis guns in both .303 and .30-06 were hurriedly pressed back into service, primarily for Home Guard, airfield defence and anti-aircraft use.Lewis gun-Wikipedia

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