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Catalog Number 1999.62.10
Object Name book
Accession number 1999.62
Summary Then and Now; Previous Military Activity; Camps in the United Kingdom; Why Cannock Chase?; Initial Problems; Extent of Camps; Construction; Intended and Actual Use; Prisoners of War; Camp Railway; Amenities; Ranges; Hospital; Messines Model; Local Stories; The Cemetery; The Armistice; After the War; Between the Wars; The 1939-45 War; Today; Letters from Soldiers; How it Was; Brocton Camp, general view; The same area in 1982; Chase Road and Post Office, Brocton Camp; The same spot in 1982; Camp Road and Anson's Bank, Brocton Camp; The same road in 1980; Chase Road, Brocton Camp. "J" Lines; Chase Road, Brocton Camp (Present area of gravel quarry); Brocton Camp, "M" and "N" Lines, showing steamroller; Brocton Camp, Old Acre Valley. "N" and "O" Lines; Brocton Camp, Old Acre Valley. "K","L"and "M" Lines; Brocton Camp, WAAC quarters, 1917; Camp construction; Camp construction; Brocton Camp, ASC Field Bakery; The same area in 1982; Rugeley Camp, hut lines; Rugely Camp, church parade; Rugeley Camp, road from Broadhurst Green to White House; The same road in 1980; Rugeley Camp, White House area; Rugeley Camp, White House area, winter; Rugeley Camp, Range Corner; Range Corner in 1982; Rugely Camp, Penkridge Bank Road; The same scene in 1980; Brocton Camp, 1918. Amatuer theatricals; Brocton Camp, New Zealand Rifle Brigade; Camp Railway, route up Brindley Valley; The same view in 1982; Chase Road Corner, 1982, remains of coal store; Brocton Camp, Chase Road Corner; Chase Road Corner, 1982; Camp railway, locamotive "Monmouth"; Camp railway, "Tackeroo Express"; Rugeley Camp, Y.M.C.A. Canteen No.1; Rugely Camp, Y.M.C.A. Canteen No.1, retouched; Rugely Camp, Y.M.C.A. Canteen No.2; The same area in 1982; A Church Army amenity hut; The other end of the Church Army hut; Brocton Camp, "J" Lines, recreational hut; Empress Cinema, Penkridge Bank; Canteen Grocery Depot, Rugeley Camp; Remains of stop butts, "D" Range, Rugeley Cam, 1982; Military Hospital, Brindley Heath, entrance; Military Hospital, Brindley Heath, wards.; Brocton Camp, occupants of Hut 35, "H" Lines; Military Hospital, Brindley Heath, corridor; Military Hospitaly, Brindley Heath. Snowballing; Brocton Camp, Messines Ridge model, C.1930; Rugeley Camp, soldiers going into Rugeley; The same area in 1980; Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery; Brocton Camp, prisoner of war camp guards; Brocton Camp, New Zealanders in the snow; Brocton Camp, New Zealanders' Dalmatian mascot; Base of Ordnance Store, Rugeley Camp, 1982; Military Cemetery, c.1920; Jim Preston lays a wreath; Brocton Camp, a typical post card

Appendices: Cap Badges on Cannock Chase; British Infantry Units on Cannock Chase; Variety of Buildings

Maps: Cannock Chase Camps; Brocton Camp; Rugeley Camp; Camp Railway System; Brindley Heath Hospital



Title A Town for Four Winters: Great War Camps on Cannock Chase
Author Whitehouse, C. J.
Published Date 1996
Publisher self-published
OCLC Number 60015406