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Reading’s Home Guard Talk

For Family and Social Historians

Formed in 1940, the Home Guard was part of a long list of voluntary and part-time formations raised for local defence. Despite the bumbling image created by the BBC classic “Dad’s Army”, the force emerged as a well-trained, well equipped and highly motivated part of Britain’s defences. Find out about Reading’s Home Guard in this fascinating talk.

With speaker: Mike Cooper

After the talk, tea/coffee and cake will be available (included in the price). Pre-booking is preferred, but you can pay on the door, if there are spaces available.  


About Berkshire Family History Society

This talk is organised by Berkshire Family History Society, a registered charity number 283010.