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My grandad lived in Rotherham. He signed up to the army around 1930 and it says on his army records he enlisted in Sheffield.

 

Where would the office have been Where he enrolled? 

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21 minutes ago, Chazndave said:

My grandad lived in Rotherham. He signed up to the army around 1930 and it says on his army records he enlisted in Sheffield.

 

Where would the office have been Where he enrolled? 

Possibly Edmund Road Barracks.

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5 minutes ago, crookesey said:

Possibly Edmund Road Barracks.

Is there a way of finding out? Is Edmund Road barracks still there? Thank you 

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5 minutes ago, Chazndave said:

Is there a way of finding out? Is Edmund Road barracks still there? Thank you 

I’m sure that it is, as what I can’t say, best nip down and have a look, it’s near the United ground.

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my dad enlisted in 1952  (Korean war)  and he said he went to the recruiting centre on Ecclesall rd which is a building just past the shopping centre ie tescos etc with the pillars on the front.

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more than likely, Somme Barracks Gell Street 

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18 hours ago, crookesey said:

Possibly Edmund Road Barracks.

my father lived in catcliffe and signed up in the 1930s , I am sure he signed up somewhere in attercliffe.

 

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17 hours ago, kidley said:

more than likely, Somme Barracks Gell Street 

No likelier than any other, how about Hillsborough Barracks, Langsett Road/Penistone Road?

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Posted (edited)

There were  a few about in that period tbh.

123 Surrey Street

The Coronation Buildings, 508 Attercliffe Road.

The Farm, Granville Road.

You could also enlist at any Territorial Army barracks.

Not only that individual regiments would go on tours to pick up recruits, my wife's 

Grandfather's regiment the 4th Queens Own Hussars did several tours that included Sheffield in the late 20's early 30's.

 

Edited by sadbrewer

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23 hours ago, Chazndave said:

My grandad lived in Rotherham. He signed up to the army around 1930 and it says on his army records he enlisted in Sheffield.

 

Where would the office have been Where he enrolled? 

What Regiment did he join?

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