IN PICTURES: 24 images of The Green Howards and other regiments on the Yorkshire Coast

The archives of the Green Howards Regimental Museum hold over century of photographic treasures, we chose some of the best shots to show the Yorkshire Coast's military history.

Saturday, 9th November 2019, 6:59 pm
Updated Sunday, 10th November 2019, 9:38 am
2nd Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment, on parade at Burniston Barracks, Scarborough, on their return to England from South Africa, July 1909
2nd Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment, on parade at Burniston Barracks, Scarborough, on their return to England from South Africa, July 1909

The photographs show proud soldiers captured in smart uniforms, on parade, a group hard at work at the Sea Life Centre and football teams and other groupings from over 110 years of military life.

The 5th Territorial Force Battalion, marching along Marine Drive, during Annual Camp, Scarborough, 1912
4th/5th Battalions, The Green Howards, A Coy. rescuing Magnus the seal at the Sea Life Centre, Scarborough for Channel Four's 'Pet Rescue', December 1997

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4th/5th Battalions, The Green Howards, surrounded by media, A Coy. rescuing Magnus the seal at the Sea Life Centre, Scarborough for Channel Four's 'Pet Rescue', December 1997
Photograph from series included in a report on the Green Howards Regiment as submitted to King Harald of Norway in 1993. Here: the overall winning team of the cadet competition, St John's Road Detachment from Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Football team prior to match with Whitby Town,Green Howards, 1st Bn 05.1960
Colours and trophies of the 5th Battalion, at Skelder Camp, Whitby, 1937
4th Battalion, The Green Howards, 'A' Company working with radio equipment at Annual Camp, Selly Hill Camp, Whitby,Yorks, 7th-14th August 1948
The 5th Territorial Force Battalion, with Gen. Baden Powell and Maj. Philips A.D.C. sitting in a 90 HP fighting or scouting car, fitted with bed, chest of drawers, electric light and everything necessary for war. Taken near Flanders Road, Railway Bridge, Bridlington when at annual camp in Bridlington, 4th-8th July 1908
The Home Guard leaving Bridlington Priory Church c. 1941-1942
The 5th Territorial Force Battalion, a Church Parade in the field, with the Padre standing next to the Drums and Band members playing. On the back is written 'J.B. Purvis, Robinson's Field, Rev. C Hutton-Coates Chaplain'. Taken at their annual camp in Bridlington, 4th-8th July 1908
The 5th Territorial Force Battalion, group photo of Machine Gun Co. with trophies, with tents in the background at their annual camp in Bridlington, 4th-8th July 1908
Band and Drums of 1st Battalion, Green Howards, Bridlington Freedom March, 1980
The 5th Territorial Force Battalion, with soldiers standing next to their tents, being inspected by a group of officers, Lt. J B Purvis, Maj. Weteran and Col. Stanley, at their annual camp in Bridlington, 4th-8th July 1908
Bridlington Freedom March, Scarborough, c. 1980
1st Battalion Football Team versus Bridlington A.F.C. 1961
1st Battalion, Freedom March, Bridlington, 1953, RSM Raynor, Captain Davis
Armistice Sunday at Bridlington Spa Hotel on November 1933
Freedom March through Scarborough, Green Howards, 1st Bn, 17.02.1953
A platoon of Green Howards soldiers standing at ease in the gardens, at the official ceremony for the presentation of the Bridlington scroll and bowl in 1945
Group photograph, with the Regimental Secretary Colonel McIntosh (centre), Mark Major and other male supporters at Bridlington Sunday 14th July 1996
Studio photograph of four Green Howards Corporals, two standing an two seated. The photograph is captioned The "Four Legs" and written on the reverse is Ireland Sanfrey, St. Johns St. Bridlington? World War 1 but date and location not known
Likely of 4622088 Cpl Norman Brayshaw (right) and another soldier while serving with the Duke of Wellington's Regiment, handwritten note on reverse: 'Rudston near Bridlington, 1940'
General D S Gordon taking the salute as the Bridlington Branch march past with Lt Col C H Gardiner, Bridlington Sunday, 4th September 1966