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58th Surrey Battalion Home Guard. Proficiency Badge. General Knowledge Test. 12pp., orig. dup. typescript, large format (41x24cm), with a pasted-in amendment slip.  #52848
[HLMainPic] SECRET: Copy No. 3, staff copy of training material for unit members (of unit operating around Coulsdon, Purley, Kenley &c.), which includes the answers, e.g., for the question "State the position of the following as applicable to the operation area of your platoon or HQ" (Railway & Police Stations, Filling Stations, Civil Defence First Aid Posts &c.), the answer for each platoon is noted; ditto for Civil Defence organisation such as Decontamination Centres; ditto for telephonic communication arrangements with Wardens' Posts, Police Boxes, &c; ditto for What is the name of your CO, Company & Platoon Commander; ditto for Give the broad outline of the operational role of your company (e.g. defence of Croydon airfield). Therefore contains much interesting close detail on the battalion's organization & defensive arrangements. VG ex-RUSI (presented by the unit, 1945). Rare. See illustrations on our website.   £85




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