Wissett Home Guard of World War 2

Wissett Home guard
This page is under construction, any information will be useful

Front row, left to right

Alfie Warren, lived and farmed in Bleach Farm*
Jimmy Meen, 2 Brickhill Cottages† or Willy Aldred*
Ralf Culvett – Spexhall Manor
Lewis Rowe, Valley Farm
Stuart Meek, farmer, White House Farm
George Hunting
Don Meen

Middle row, left to right

Sid Aldridge† – Bert Aldred*
Mr Wistlecraft† ? *
Codlen† – Will or Fred Nunn*
Jimmy Nunn† – Will or Fred Nunn*
Harry Perry, Landloard of the Swan† – John Nunn, Farmer, Hill Farm*
Herbert Moore† – Billy Moore* 4 The Street
Arthur Moore†* 4 The Street
Billy Thomson, carpenter 1 The Street (where 1, 1a and 1b The Street are now)*
Sid Aldridge Landloard of the Swan*

Backrow, left to right

Harold Reeder (Pinto)†*
Bob Flemming† – Ernie Codling*
Walter Kerrison (13 The Street)†*
Dick Foster (7 The Street)†*
Poodle Cutts, Peter Cutts Father, 1 Brickhill Cottages †*
Dick Shepherd, Shop opposite The Plough †*
George Taylor, Saffron Cottage. WW1 service in the RN on minesweepers †*
Harold (Fuller) Cutts, Saffron Cottage, 29/30 The Street, poltery †*

This list may have errors in it as it is the first transcript. Any correction or additions please contact Brian Howard at the museum. Any more pictures of the Wissett Home Guard or its members?

Thanks to Peter Cutts for the picture

Names by Peter Cutts † and Trish *