Jarrow March: We salute the 200 men who walked to London

The marchers take a well-earned rest to read letters from back home.
The marchers take a well-earned rest to read letters from back home.
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Today we continue our pictorial tribute to mark the 80th anniversary of the Jarrow March.

We feature more pictures of the 200 men who walked from to London in protest at the unemployment and social strife being suffered in the town in the 1930s.

Tosh Core leads the mouth organ band through the streets of Northampton.

Tosh Core leads the mouth organ band through the streets of Northampton.

The pictures show marchers catching up with the news, taking a well-earned rest to read letters from home, and checking the state of their boots.

The marchers muck in to prepare food for hungry men in the field kitchen.

The marchers muck in to prepare food for hungry men in the field kitchen.

George Smith, the oldest marcher, examines the boots of the youngest marcher, John Farndale.

George Smith, the oldest marcher, examines the boots of the youngest marcher, John Farndale.

Hughie McCourt, right, and a fellow marcher catch up with the news.

Hughie McCourt, right, and a fellow marcher catch up with the news.

John McNulty gets some sleep during the Jarrow March, when men had to grab rest wherever they could.

John McNulty gets some sleep during the Jarrow March, when men had to grab rest wherever they could.

Jarrow Marcher Ginky Brown manages a smile for the camera.

Jarrow Marcher Ginky Brown manages a smile for the camera.

Marchers queue up for a cup of coffee.

Marchers queue up for a cup of coffee.

Sandy Croll pens a letter home during the Jarrow March.

Sandy Croll pens a letter home during the Jarrow March.