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This photo taken during the War, is allegedly the New Brighton Home Guard marching in New Brighton. I cannot for the life of me recognise the location. I'mm unsure if it is New Brighton. Can anyone help?

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Can't help with the location I'm afraid. However, the guy on the second row (with tree growing out of his head) will be on a fizzer! OUT OF STEP !! Looks like he's just noticed. ha.ha. Capt.Mainwaring will have a fit!

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Originally Posted by Pinzgauer
Can't help with the location I'm afraid. However, the guy on the second row (with tree growing out of his head) will be on a fizzer! OUT OF STEP !! Looks like he's just noticed. ha.ha.


It's not him Pinz, it's everyone else...

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Silly me.

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Looks Wallasey Village (ish)?

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This is on Mount Road by Meadow Street

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Originally Posted by Helles
Looks Wallasey Village (ish)?


Where abouts in Wallasey Village? Can't see it meself

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Originally Posted by NBSM51
This is on Mount Road by Meadow Street


Even with the traffic lights, NBSM?

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Um this looks like liscard to me. Next to that church that leads to the car park off of Seaview Road. Where the council buildings are.


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Originally Posted by ex0__
Um this looks like liscard to me. Next to that church that leads to the car park off of Seaview Road. Where the council buildings are.


What about the traffic lights though. Does that still fit?

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Nop. Traffic lights get moved though. Looking at it there's differences so I've changed my mind but seems close.

http://g.co/maps/kddyt


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The reason I mentioned Mount Road was a memory recall of a photo on the web showing something similar to this one,
Must be showing my age now, memory is on the fritz

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I've seen similar before, could be part of the Home Guard parade 1945, I think they ended up at Harrison Drive.


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In a 1949 directory, the same shops are numbers 108 to 112 Wallasey Road at the Belvidere Road Junction. Looks like they're heading up Torrington Road.

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It's Coningsby Drive i think Shopping_In_Wallasey_Road just search for the shops in the background.

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