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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - The record of service for Colour Sergeant Robert George Burgess. He had previously served in the Royal Air Force and after leaving the Royal Berkshire Regiment transferred to the Military Police.

Person(s): Burgess, R, Sergeant;


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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A charge sheet issued to Private 1437121 G E Green at Comilla, Burma on the 26th September 1945, by Colour Sergeant Robert George Burgess of the Military Police. Burgess had previously served in the 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment . It refers to Private Green surrendering himself after being absent

Person(s): Burgess, R, Sergeant;


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The inside cover and page 1

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A Skill at Arms record book for 14997369 Private R Burgess dating from 1944; only a few of the pages have been scanned and are available here

Person(s): Burgess, R, Private;


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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A military motor vehicle driver's licence issued to 14997369 L/Corporal R Burgess in 1946. At this time of issue he had been transferred from the Battalion to the 19th Indian Division Provost Company

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Five black copies of buff coloured Active Service privilege envelopes. These are written in the Hindi language an intended for use by Indian soldiers of that faith and date from the 2nd World War

Person(s): Burgess, R, Sergeant;


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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Eleven blank copies of white coloured Active Service privilege envelopes. For reasons that are not clear these white envelopes are called ?Green Envelopes? dating from around 1945

Person(s): Burgess, R, Sergeant;


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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Two blank copies of green coloured Active Service privilege envelopes dating from around 1945

Person(s): Burgess, R, Sergeant;


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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Seven blank copies of blue triangle, air letter active Service privilege envelopes. These are headed? Security, think before you write!!?; they date from around 1945

Person(s): Burgess, R, Sergeant;


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The Operations Order Page 1

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of Operation Order no 52 relating to a raid by 16 Platoon under the command of 2nd Lieutenant Burgess on the night of 4th/5th February 1917. Sergeant 7816 Robert Munday DCM took part in this raid and was awarded a Bar to his Distinguished Conduct Medal. 2nd Lieutenant Burgess was awarded a Distinguished Service Order for his leadership during this raid.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the winners of the Cawnpore Sports Club Amateur Athletic cup in 1923 with, from left to right, standing, Private Forbes and Bandsman Storer; seated are L/Corporal Goddard, Lieutenant J.T. Burgess and Private Davies and lying are Privates Thorpe and Ansties.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the officers at Bareilly in India in 1923 showing, from left to right in the back row, 2nd Lieutenant W.E.C. Davidson-Houston, 2nd Lieutenant W.L. Walton (attached), Lieutenant W.L. Taffs, Lieutenant F.N. Elliot, 2nd Lieutenant E.C.S. Ward (Attached), Lieutenant M. Wykes MC, Lieutenant H.W.G. Arthy and Lieutenant J.T. Burgess (AEC); in the middle row are Lieutenant H.E. Rew, Lieutenant A.D. Brown, Lieutenant G.L. Blight, Captain J.H. Sugrue, Captain H.H.R. Hilliard, Captain M.C. Dempsey MC, Lieutenant A.P. Aveline MC, Lieutenant A.W. Dolby and Captain H. Roberts DSO, MC; in the front row are Captain H. Pawle OBE, Captain H.R.W. Wood, Captain E.F. Eagar, Colonel S.G. Francis DSO, Lieutenant and Adjutant D.W. Furlong OBE, MC and Captain and Quartermaster Mr A.G. Coombes MC.

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Wiltshire Regiment - A certificate of service for Private 5562180 E. Burgess. He served from the 2nd September 1898 to the 9th October 1935. He was discharged from Aldershot.

Person(s): Burgess, E, Private;


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The cover

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Wiltshire Regiment - The account book for Private 5083 Ernest Burgess. He enlisted on the 2nd September 1898 and served for about 30 years.

Person(s): Burgess, E, Private;


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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A Certificate of Service for Private Ernest Burgees, who enlisted at Devizes on 10 October 1910. There is also a letter of reference describing his character, dated 11th October 1939 and a Soldiers' Service and Pay Book for him.

Person(s): Burgess, E;


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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A Certificate of Discharge for L/Corporal Frederick Charles Burgess, who enlisted at Taunton on 11th May 1916; he was discharged in consequence of enlistment in a Regular Battalion of the Wiltshire Regiment. The date of the discharge from the 3rd Battalion was 9th February 1919.

Person(s): Burgess, F C;


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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A certified copy of the Attestation Record for Frederick Charles Burgess, dated February 1919.

Person(s): Burgess, F C;


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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A provisional Signalling Certificate for L/Corporal FC Burgess. It certifies that he has undergone an examination and shown himself efficient as an assistant Instructor in visual signing and Electrical Instruments in accordance with Signal Training 1919. The certificate is dated 16th August 1920.

Person(s): Burgess, F C;


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2rd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A poem typed on a letterhead paper with a logo of a ship S.S. Tenyo Maru. The poem was written by W.M. Cameron and was found among other documents belonging to Private FC Burgess.

Person(s): Burgess, F C;


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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of a letter written by an unknown person and dated 12th February 1917 giving details of a raid carried out by Lieutenant Alfred Burgess (Formerly Sergeant 7194 Burgess of the Scots Guards). For the raid mentioned he was awarded the Distinguished Service Order bur was severely wounded.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment ? The certificate of commendation for the award of the Mention in Dispatches for 2nd Lieutenant A. Burgess DSO dated 9th April, 1917

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