Monday, 25 April 2016

The Home Guard

I painted these back in February but it has taken until Saturday to get the basing finished.

Two sets of Foundry Home Guard. In hind sight I probably should have bought the guys in the steel helmets rather than two sets of the same. Too late now!

Today is April 25th, ANZAC day down in this part of the world.

 Both sets of figures on evening exercises. Home made poppies made by my wee man.





 A couple of photos taken on Saturday by my wife when we visited Cranmer Square.
A cross and a poppy for each person killed from the Canterbury area. So far the crosses are for those killed in 1915 and 1916, next year they will add those killed in 1917.


We will remember them.


20 comments:

  1. What wonderful work, I love them.

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  2. impressive work Rodger! As an ex-pat living here in the USA, I will always remember April 25th, ANZAC day..

    cheers,

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  3. Love the paintjob on your home guards!

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  4. Superb job on those figures :)
    ... and what a great memorial to the fallen.

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  5. Great work Rodger. Just you watch out Mr Hitler!

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  6. Your Home Guard look excellent Rodger, well done indeed!

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  7. Used to have these buggers but not as well painted Rodger!

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  8. Really well done on these Rodger!

    Christopher

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  9. Very nice painting. The glasses are exceptional.
    That's a great ANZAC project as well.
    Lest we forget.

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  10. Excellent painted figures and a great tribute!

    Greetings
    Peter

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  11. Fantastic job on those.
    They really captured the 1940's feel.
    Cheers
    Stu

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  12. Top notch work on these lovely minis! Cheers!

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