Saved by a judge: Historic Victorian station with a military history and a setting for “Dad’s Army” | Westminster Confidential

Brandon Station

Brandon Station

When Save Britain’s Heritage appeared before Mrs Justice Lang to argue the case for saving Brandon Station it was almost a lost cause.

Historic Brandon Station dating from 1845, built by a notable Victorian architect and now listed following the judgement …

Source: Saved by a judge: Historic Victorian station with a military history and a setting for “Dad’s Army” | Westminster Confidential

Defending Wellington: The Home Guard at Makara – History Geek

Braithwaite, a young member of No. 12 Platoon, Makara Battalion, New Zealand Home Guard, 1942. Lemuel Lyes Collection.

These previously unpublished photographs of the Home Guard offer a rare candid view of an often-overlooked part of New Zealand’s experience during the Second World War. Far from being a safe sidesh…

Source: Defending Wellington: The Home Guard at Makara – History Geek