Mansfield Colliery Welfare

Presentation of American Flag

By Pauline Marples

This is an intriguing photograph believed to be taken in the Mansfield Colliery Welfare at Forest Town November 1981 - why, and for what is this flag being presented?

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Mansfield Colliery Welfare' page

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Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Mansfield Colliery Welfare' page
This page was added on 23/08/2011.
Comments about this page

Don't know why but the chap on the right looks like Lol Foster

By ady
On 22/11/2011

That is Lol Foster, from Coronation Drive, Forest Town. I lived opposite him..

By martin arthur fisher
On 05/04/2012

I think that about that time some visitors from the United States came over from Wyoming, they probably presented the flag to the Welfare. The 2 gentlemen are - left Geoff Piggin, and right Lol Foster

By tony anthoney
On 05/06/2012

It is definitely Geoff Piggin and Lol Foster but I believe the visitors were from Texas and they came to Mansfield in around1980

By Judith King
On 22/08/2012

My Dad Ben Woodland trained the Mansfield Colliery Coronets Band and I remember him and my mum going to Texas with the band at about that time.

By Ken Woodland
On 01/02/2016

I was about 5 yrs old when I went to Texas with the Coronets, along with many others. My dad Stan Phillips, mum Rose Phillips, the Highways, I have some photos I will add to the site.

By Rosemarie Phillips
On 22/06/2016