Rowley Regis Company of the 5th South Staffs

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Re: Rowley Regis Company of the 5th South Staffs

Postby peterd » Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:21 pm

He must of been like a lath 6 ft 7 1/2 and 140 lbs and a chest 36ins expanded 4in expansion so 32 ins chest, his chest is only 9ins wider than me thigh :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Rowley Regis Company of the 5th South Staffs

Postby feral-underclass » Mon May 13, 2013 1:07 pm

thanks for the replies , most of the men were working class. fittings strikers , chainmakers , miners etc. avenaging out about 5 foot 5 inches and 125 pounds . thomas bayliss saw no overseas service , so he was lucky to be so tall!

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