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Remounts Lathom Park.

‘Ned’ The Earl of Lathom

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 In the ‘Horse Lines’  a typical photo of a Remount Depot soldiers, civilan staff amongst the ‘horse lines’  the stabling was open fronted stalls as can be seen. This was developed at Lathom and copied on the subsequent remount Depots at Romsey and Bristol.

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Cavalry Patrol in Flanders before the storm 1914. Image from ‘I Was There’

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The Horse problem.

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Offside Leader… Will Ogilvie Soldier Poet

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Remount Officers circa 1916 centre three seated, RSM seated left, Orderly Room Serjeant seated right and his staff.

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‘Farriers’ Blacksmiths Likely Army Service Corps.

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Farriers above and below.

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 Saddlers workshop Likely Army Service Corps.

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The Old Lathom Hall Entrance.

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K Squadron showing open horse lines

Horse and cart at Lathom Park depot

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Pte John Roycroft  ‘K’ Squadron Remounts A S C.

Horse and rider at Lathom Park depot

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‘Quicksilver’ 

The Mount of Brig Gen Sir Percy Lawrie. Asst Comm Met Police, originator of the Mounted Branch which he Commanded, promoted initiated the use of Air Power within the Police, innovator of the use of dogs within the police service.

Very likely the most influential senior police office of all time.

Horse Lines ASC / AVC troops in the stabling area courtesy of Jean Dutton.

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From The Gloin Collection 1999.

Entitled the ‘Q M’ Quartermaster. What is significant is the Military Cross ribbon bars worn left who appears to be Cavalry Officer possibly 10th Hussar / Royal Dragoons  and officer right Royal Engineer.

Have long held the opinion the house had convalescent uses as a photo exists showing a number of variation of cap badges many showing Military Cross Ribbons.

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Lt. Col Hobson (12th Lancers) OC Depot June 1916-March 1919.

Replaced June 1919 by Lt. Col G H Watson who remained till closure October 1919.

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Farriers image courtesy of Jean Dutton.

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