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Black Country Living Museum 2021
 Warning Order




Garrison Camp, England, May 1944

Uniform Standard: Garrison, Clean and Pressed

Personal appearance: Clean shaven.

Basic Uniform & kit:

M37 Wool Shirt & Pants
M41 Jacket (1st Infantry Division Patch)
M1 Steel Helmet with 3/4" Mesh net or without.

Rough-Outs/Service Shoes with Leggings
Garrison Cap with DUI

Dog tags

T-Handle or E-Tool
Jeep Cap Optional
Mess kit and KFS

Belt to suit weapon, with canteen and Carlisle pouch.
Personal Weapon


TL 122 angled flashlight

Boot Polish and cleaning kit

Notebook and pencil

Evening Uniform:  

Class A Jacket

1st Div patch

Garrison Cap with DUI

Unit citation award


Service strips

Rank insignia

Service awards (Wear what you feel comfortable with)

Neck Tie

Polished service boots/Shoes

Clean Shaven

For those without a Class A Jacket, Class B is authorised

Clean M41 Jacket

Clean and Pressed M37 Wool Shirt & Pants


Garrison Cap with DUI

Polished boots

NOTE: Uniform inspection will be conducted by the Lieutenant & S.SGT Sargent.

Please take note:

No Buckle Boots

No Bloused Jump boots 

No Modern Tee shirts

No E-cigarettes insight

No Vaping whilst on duty

No beards

No visible piercings or Tattoos

No modern watches

No modern glasses

Mobile phones and modern cameras to be used discreetly

All modern equipment (carrier bags, cool boxes, beer boxes, books, food packaging, etc)hidden from sight at all times where possible.

Rations and personal items either wrapped in period packaging or used discreetly

Wear headdress at all times(Wear your jeep caps outside pubic hours only)



12:00 – Site available for set up

16:30 - Flag Detail

17:00 - Evening meal, wash-up, clean-up and police weapons



07:30 - Reveille and Flag Detail

08:00 – Breakfast

09:30 – Roll call, Uniform Inspection, Briefing

10:00 - Show opens to public

16:30 - Flag Detail

17:00 – Show closes to public

17:30 - Evening meal, wash-up, clean-up and police weapons

18:30 - Evening event starts

22:30 - Evening event closes 

PM – Troops Return to camp


07:30 – Reveille and Flag detail

08:00 – Breakfast

09:30 – Roll call, Uniform Inspection, briefing

10:00 – Show open to public

17:00 - Show closes to the public

17:30 - Access to site to breakdown (assumed)

PM – Endx 


Unit Kitchen fly sheet.

Open or closed ender pup tents.

Unit Field Equipment: Squad cooker, etc

Radios:   Field telephones and unit SCR300

Flagpole: Yes & flag

Signage, etc: Sgt Warren's new Unit sign

Weapons:  Personal weapons with copy of deactivation certificate. 

***Please don't forget your deac certificates. Museum staff will be denying access to anyone who doesn't have a Certificate***


Unit Weapons: 30 cal. Mortar, Bazooka, Grenade Launcher. BAR

The paymaster and the drill Sargent (Cpl Nasty) will be in attendance for his event, so remember your ASN.


Water:    Available on Site.


Toilets:  Available on Site


Showers:  None


Food:     Friday Night – Woz's Mystery meal (Chili and Rice). 

          Saturday Breakfast – Cooked breakfast

          Saturday Lunch – Personal Rations

          Saturday Dinner – "LT's menu choice"

          Sunday Morning – Cooked breakfast

          Sunday Lunch – Personal Rations


Food Cost: £10/person for the weekend, payable on the weekend.


All Troops please bring to every event regardless: 


Some bread (Not a modern sliced loaf)

1x tin Stewing Steak or Corned Beef, and 1 tin of veg for a 2-can 

1x tin for sweet (Rice pudding, peaches)

1x tin of Spam, hot dog's or corned beef

Coffee or Tea

Please remove modern labels and/or relabel if possible.


Also, needed at every event:




Cooking oil

Washing up liquid

Bin Bags


Fire:     On site fires are prohibited By Order of the Peaky Blinders. No open fires allowed

Rubbish:  Bag rubbish/recycle and take home, you make it you take it home to recycle!


Alcohol:  Permitted. Personal Rations, or bring enough to share. Drink will be pooled then excess shared at end of weekend.

Site:     The Black Country Living Museum 

          Tipton Road,


          West Midlands

          DY1 4SQ

Parking:  Parking in the Museum car park. No over flow parking has been agreed as of this time. 

Access to Site: From Friday 12:00hrs no earlier. Call S.Sgt Sargent once parked

Come dressed in Green. We've been informed that anyone wearing Civi clothing will be denied access by the museum staff.

Contact No’s:

Martyn Sargent - 07788 532266 - On Site from 12:00 Onward

Marcus Spencer – 07469 737715 - On Site from 16:00 Onward

Health & Saftey:


Wear suitable and appropriate footwear and clothing. Inform organiser(M.Spencer) of any medical issues. Wear Sunscreen where needed and keep hydrated. The weather looks good to sunscreen is a must


Insurance: Unit PI Insurance cover in place, copy available on request.


First Aid:  Modern First Aid kit carried by M.Spencer & Rich Sage

COVID Brief: COVID Brief to be held 16:00 Friday. Observe social distancing and event organisers and WHO advice.        


Please do not wander off the pitch during show times, instead speak to the Sgt/2LT before leaving the pitch. Its a public event so we need guys to show and tell.


Unit Matters:  Unit Kit redistribution & Next Event



Semper Paratus


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