Photographs of the Accrington Pals
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Click to enlarge W (Accrington) Company group at musketry practice in the summer of 1915. Recent research by Bill Flentje and David Harding suggests the location to be Cannock Chase. 15223 L/Cpl. Walter Briggs is standing second from right. Photograph by kind courtesy of Enid and Stuart Briggs.

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Click to enlarge X (District) Company group above a rifle range, most likely at Cannock Chase in the summer of 1915. 15925 Pte. William Henry Parkinson is third from left in the back row. Photograph by kind courtesy of Gilbert Parkinson.

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Click to enlarge Z (Burnley) Company marching along Blackburn Road, Accrington on 1st August 1915. 15891 Pte. Sid Edwards is fourth in line. Photograph by kind courtesy of Mike Townend and Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum, Burnley.

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Click to enlarge Lt.-Col. Arthur Rickman leading his battalion past Accrington Town Hall, 1st August 1915. Photograph from Lt.-Col. Arthur Rickman's collection, by kind courtesy of his grand-daughter Bindy Wollen.

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Click to enlarge Crowds outside the Market Hall in Accrington to welcome the Accrington Pals on the battalion's return to its home town, 1st August 1915. Photograph from Lt.-Col. Arthur Rickman's collection, by kind courtesy of his grand-daughter Bindy Wollen.

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Click to enlarge Accrington Pals in Howe Street, Burnley, probably during the recruiting visit to the town on 4th-5th August 1915. Photograph by kind courtesy of Mike Townend and Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum, Burnley.

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Click to enlarge Orderly Room Staff at Ripon Camp. From left to right: L/Cpl. Jackson, L/Cpl. Haywood, Cpl. Aspinall, Sgt. Bridge, Sgt. Hodgson. Photograph from Lt.-Col. Arthur Rickman's collection, by kind courtesy of his grand-daughter Bindy Wollen.

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Click to enlarge Z (Burnley) Company, led by Major Ross (location unknown, possibly Ripon) in 1915. Photograph by kind courtesy of Nelly and Jacquie Ainslie.

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Click to enlarge Z (Burnley) Company group at Ripon, South Camp in September 1915. 15891 Pte. Sid Edwards is sat to the left of the man standing at the end of the table on the right (thought to be 16046 Pte. John Walton). Photograph by kind courtesy of Mike Townend and Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum, Burnley.

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15839 Pte. Thomas William Ainscough is in the centre of this group of battalion cooks. Photograph by kind courtesy of Phil Brooks.

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Click to enlarge Far left: 22364 Pte. Ernest Dixon; Left: Ernest with his wife, Hilda, and their children Harold and Elsie. Ernest joined the 11th East Lancashires in Autumn 1916, and in the family photograph taken in 1918 can be seen wearing a wound stripe, long service/good conduct stripe and at least two overseas service stripes. Photographs by kind courtesy of Ernest's great-grandson, Duane Gorst, and his wife Sandie.

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