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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of a document entitled, 'Recollections From A Young Soldier, 1940 - 1942' written by R.J.B. Carruthers.

Person(s): Carruthers, R J B;


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Royal Warkwickshire Regiment - Two receipts for the return of Army clothing handed in by Private Nelson Carrier. One is for a 'Great Coat and the other is for "1 Shirt, 1 pair Pants, 2 pair of Pants"; also included is a document entitled 'Notice to Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men' listing and detailing Medals and Decorations including the 1914 Bronze Star and the 1914-15 Bronze Star. Private Carrier also served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment and the Oxford and Buckingham Light Infantry but, according to his nephew, he always considered the Royal Berkshire Regiment as "his real home". His nephew therefore wanted Private Carrier's mementos of his service to go to The Royal Berkshire, Gloucester and Wiltshire Museum.

Person(s): Carrier, N A;


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His Demobilisation Account.

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17th Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regiment - Various receipts concerning Private Nelson Carrier's Army Bank Account on the occasion of his demobilization in 1919. Private Carrier had also served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment and The Oxford and Buckingham Light Infantry. His nephew stated that his uncle, had always regarded the Royal Berkshire Regiment as "his real home". and therefore he felt that it was most appropiate that this item should be donated to the Regiment's museum.

Person(s): Carrier, N A;


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The front of the Certificate.

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SBYRW : 14651

51st Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regiment - Parchment Certificate of Transfer to Reserve for Private Nelson Alandale Carrier dated 19th July 1916. Private Carrier had also served in the Royal Berkshire Regiment and the Oxford and Buckingham Light Infantry. His nephew stated that his uncle, had always regarded the Royal Berkshire Regiment as "his real home". and therefore he felt that it was most appropiate that this item should be donated to the Regiment's museum.

Person(s): Carrier, N A;


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The front of the Certificate.

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SBYRW : 14652

51st Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regiment - Parchment Certificate of Protection and Identity for Private Nelson Carrier. The Certificate was issued on the 24th September 1919. Private Carrier had also served in the Royal Berkshire Regiment and the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. His nephew stated that his uncle, had always regarded the Royal Berkshire Regiment as "his real home". and therefore he felt that it was most appropiate that this item should be donated to the Regiment's museum.

Person(s): Carrier, N A;


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SBYRW : 14653

Royal Warkwickshire Regiment - A letter, dated 8 June 1921, from the Army Record Office to Private Nelson Carrier confirming that he has been sent his British War and Victory Medals for his services with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Private Carrier also served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment and the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry but according to his nephew he considered the Royal Berkshire Regiment as "his true home" and so his War mementos were sent to the Wardrobe.

Person(s): Carrier, N A;


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SBYRW : 14654

Royal Warwickshire Regiment - A paper slip for Private Nelson Carrier stating "Certified that 63008 Private Carrier is free from Vermin, Scabies and Venereal Disease." Private Carrier also served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment and the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry but according to his nephew regarded the Royal Berkshire Regiment" as his home.

Person(s): Carrier, N A;


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The first page.

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Royal Warwickshire Regiment - A contempory notebook belonging Mr Nelson Carrier who fought in the 1st World War in which he has written down all the places he passed through on his way to Germany to join the Army of Occupation. The list starts from the 17.11.1918. He had also served in the Royal Berkshire Regiment and the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry during the 1st World War. His nephew stated that his uncle, had always regarded the Royal Berkshire Regiment as "his real home". and therefore he felt that it was most appropiate that this item should be donated to the Regiment's museum.

Person(s): Carrier, N A;


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SBYRW : 14656

Royal Warwickshire Regiment - A short, typed biography from the nephew of Private Nelson Carrier giving a brief outline of Private Carrier's military career and how he spent the rest of his life. Also included is a typed list of the places visited during the 1st World War entitled 'My March to Germany Started 17th November 1918'.

Person(s): Carrier, N A;


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Royal Warwickshire Regiment - A character reference for Private Nelson Carrier dated 16th September 1919. He is described as having "an excellent character". Private Carrier also served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment and the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry but according to his nephew he regarded the Royal Berkshire Regiment as his real home.

Person(s): Carrier, N A;


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The first page

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - An extract from the Soldier Magazine dated 18th October 1993 which contains seven black and white and coloured images. The following soldiers are featured in the photographs: Major Tim O? Hare, Captain Mike Godwin, L/Corporal Paul Lavender, Corporal Andy Carr, Privates Seth Charlesworth and Andy Kelly.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - The story of 2nd Lieutenant Edmund Alfred Carrington wno was killed in action 18.10.1916. This item includes an image of Lieutenant Carrington.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A postcard from Corporal Nelson A Carrier to his parents in Bradford on Avon with the postcard itself being "A Souvenir of the Great War" with the exploits of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Regiment

Person(s): Carrier, N A;


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Royal Berkshire Regiment - A series of documents belonging to F Moor. The documents consist of typed copies of diary extracts (that covers the period 3rd July 1917 to 27th October 1917), a list of those mentioned in the 1917 Diary or simply remembered, a message form, a document entitled 'Reflections in 1979', and an account of a proposed landing on the coast of Belgium (near Ostend) in 1917.

Person(s): Moor, F; Bishop, Captain; Belcher, Sargent; Bland, Lieutenant; Boshell, Captain; Bray, Lieutenant; Busby, Private; Bushell, Private; Carr, Lieutenant; Cheshire, Private; Clarke, Lieutenant; Crampin, 2nd Lieutenant; Dempsey, Lieutenant; Dewing, Lieutenant Colonel; Dimore- Brown, 2nd Lieutenant; Dolby, 2nd Lieutenant; Drury; Emery, Private; Footman, Captain; Fortune, Brigadier General; Glenister, 2nd Lieutenant; Goodship, 2nd Lieutenant; Gordon, 2nd Lieutenant; Gregson-Ellis, Lieutenant; Guy, 2nd Lieutenant; Hanney, 2nd Lieutenant; Harvey, 2nd Lieutenant; Heale, 2nd Lieutenant; Hinde, 2nd Lieutenant; Holland, 2nd Lieutenant; Holmes, Corporal; Holton, 2nd Lieutenant; Irman, R S M; Jones, Private; Johnson, 2nd Lieutenant; Joy, Sergent; Kenny, 2nd Lieutenant; Kingerlee, 2nd Lieutenant; Lane, Private; Langston, 2nd Lieutenant; Lawrance, Captain,; Lawrence, Captain,; Lee; McEmery, Private; Macmillan; Martin, Sargent; Mecey, Lieutenant; Merrifield, Lieutenant; Mellish, Private; Montgomery, Major- General; Morley, Lieutenant; Morris, 2nd Lieutenant; Naysmith; Neale, Private; Nugent, Captain; Oliver, 2nd Lieutenant; Paine, Lieutenant; Partington, Private; Pershing, General; Philips; Pinniger, 2nd Lieutenant; Pocock, 2nd Lieutenant; Rawlinson, General; Remmant, 2nd Lieutenant; Rowland, Sergent; Russel, Sargent; Seton, Private; Shaw, Private; Spencer, Captain; Stilton, Private; Stocken, 2nd Lieutenant; Stroud, Lieutenant Corporal; Taylor, Private; Thame, R S M; Tisard, 2nd Lieutenant; Tosetti, Major; Turner, 2nd Lieutenant; de Vitre, 2nd Lieutenant; Waldron, Corporal; Wallace, 2nd Lieutenant; Walls; Wells, 2nd Lieutenant; Weedon, 2nd Lieutenant; Willafit, Lance Corporal; Woolvit, Private; Willof, Lance Corporal; Yates, Brigadier Major; Young, Lance Corporal;


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Hand written account by Lieutenant Colonel J.L. Carr of his time with the battalion in Ireland, 1919 - 1922

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A hand written account by Lieutenant Colonel J.L. Carr of his time with the battalion in Ireland, 1919 - 1922. Initially the battalion was at Cadre strength, but absorbed the 3rd Battalion.

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An account of the service of Private 5345604 R J B, Carruthers during the 2nd World War

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70th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment ? An account of the service of Private 5345604 R J B, Carruthers during the 2nd World War. He started in the 70th [Young Soldiers] Battalion and later served in the 8th [Home Defence] Battalion. He later in 1943 transferred to the REME [Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers] as a Radio technician.

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An order for Guard of Honour for H.R.H. the Price of Wales to be held on Friday, 25th June 1926

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4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment ?An order for Guard of Honour for H.R.H. the Price of Wales to be held on Friday, 25th June 1926. This was on the occasion of the opening of the Bridge over the Thames at Reading. The same guard were later required to line the route near the Royal Berkshire Hospital. The Order was signed off by Captain and Adjutant Carr who emphasised the fact that only the best soldiers were to be paraded, he would rather have only 80 good well turned out men than a 100 with ?Duds? in the ranks.

Person(s): Carr, , Captain;


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The front of the certificate.

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17th Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regiment - Two copies of a Certificate of Employment for Private Nelson Carrier, both dating circa 1919. Private Carrier's character is described as "excellent. Very willing and keen worker." Private Carrier also served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment and the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry during the 1st World War but according to his nephew he regarded the Royal Berkshire Regiment as "his real home." Therefore his nephew felt it was most appropiate to hand over Private Carrier's war mementos to this museum.

Person(s): Carrier, N A;


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