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TITLE
Letter to Home Guard Ref: Weapons and Training
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_D592_7_14
PLACENAME
Wick
DISTRICT
Eastern Caithness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
DATE OF IMAGE
29 October 1940
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6108
KEYWORDS
home guard
wick defence
vickers
browning
machine gun
training
Letter to Home Guard Ref: Weapons and Training

Letter from W.J. Baxter, O.C. Wick Defence, Captain "B" Company to the The Adjutant, Home Guard.

Mr Baxter's letter is to request information on the Vickers machine gun and the Browning machine gun. He asks seven questions including, "have these guns any role in the defence of Wick? and What standard of training have the gun numbers reached?"

Mr Baxter finishes his letter by requesting to see the guns mentioned and ask where and when he can do this.

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Letter to Home Guard Ref: Weapons and Training

CAITHNESS: Wick

1940s

home guard; wick defence; vickers; browning; machine gun; training

Caithness Archive Centre

Home Guard/Civil Defence papers

Letter from W.J. Baxter, O.C. Wick Defence, Captain "B" Company to the The Adjutant, Home Guard.<br /> <br /> Mr Baxter's letter is to request information on the Vickers machine gun and the Browning machine gun. He asks seven questions including, "have these guns any role in the defence of Wick? and What standard of training have the gun numbers reached?"<br /> <br /> Mr Baxter finishes his letter by requesting to see the guns mentioned and ask where and when he can do this.