Certificate of proficiency with a Sten Gun issued to Pte E Line by the London (London Passenger Transport Board) Battalion Home Guard - certificate

During the Second World War, the Home Guard was set up to carry out war duties at home. London Transport (L.T.) Home Guard comprised seven battalions and enlisted nearly 30,000 male employees. Edgar Joseph Line was a member of the 44th London battalion of L.T.'s Home Guard from 10 September 1941 to 31 December 1944. He was awarded this certificate on 27 January 1943 by the 'R' Zone School of Arms for proficiency with a Sten Gun. There is a memo attached from the battalion's Lieutenant Colonel congratulating Private Line on his achievement.
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Publisher : London (LPTB) Batallion Home Guard
Transport for London

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