Last Civvy Lunch - from our story 'The Rise and Fall of the Lyons’ Cornerhouses and their Nippy Waitresses'

14th July 1939: Mr Edwin Barrall, an office worker in the City of London enjoys his last 'civvy' lunch at the Lyon's Tea Room in Ludgate Circus. The next day he is to become a militiaman at the Army's headquarters in Aldershot. (Photo by William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

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