Throughout the span of Dad's Army on TV, in the film, on stage and on radio, there have been many different members of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon who have been referred to at one point or another. The men of the platoon always wear cap badges of the Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment as part of their uniform. The platoon's two sections are commanded by Lance-Corporal Jones and Private Sponge respectively, with the series' main characters all being in Jones' section.
* = Series 1 to 6 only
During the TV series, radio series, stage show and film of Dad's Army the names of a lot of members of the platoon were mentioned at one point or another, and this list documents those mentioned and/or seen in the TV series and film. The stage show and radio series names are not yet on the list, and please note that this list only details the first mention of the character's name, not their first appearance.
|Private||Bracewell||The Man and the Hour|
|Private||Locke||The Showing Up of Corporal Jones|
|Private||Wiper||The Showing Up of Corporal Jones|
|Private||Sponge||The Battle of Godfrey's Cottage|
|Private||Desmond||Sons of the Sea|
|Private||Clarke||The Two and a Half Feathers|
|Private||Hastings||A. Wilson (Manager)?|
|Private||Hancock||The Deadly Attachment|
|Private||Cheeseman||Man of Action|
|Private||Woods||The Godiva Affair|
|Private||Meadows||The Godiva Affair|
|Private||Day||The Godiva Affair|
|Private||Elgood||When You've Got to Go|