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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A file of notes of lectures delivered at the Staff College in 1930 by Captain EAL Gueterbock and Captain MC Dempsey MC on the North West Persia campaign 1919 ? 1921. Captain Dempsey fought in this campaign as the Battalion adjutant and as a consequence had personal knowledge. Throughout the document, the Battalion were part of ?Norperforce? and referred to as ?The British Battalion?.

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Royal Berkshire Regiment - Biographical details of General Sir Miles Christopher Dempsey. He was born in 1896 and died in 1969.

Person(s): Dempsey, M C, General;


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The front

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Royal Berkshire Regiment - A menu for a luncheon held at Reading Town Hall on the 14th December 1948 to commemorate the admission of General Sir Miles C. Dempsey K.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., M.C. to be an honorary Freeman of the Borough.

Person(s): Dempsey, M, General;


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The front of the card

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Royal Berkshire Regiment - An admission card and order of proceedings for the admission of General Sir Miles C. Dempsey K.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., M.C. to be an honorary Freeman of the Borough

Person(s): Dempsey, M, General;


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Royal Berkshire Regiment - An admission card for ceremony for the admission of General Sir Miles C. Dempsey K.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., M.C. as an an honorary Freeman of the Borough.

Person(s): Dempsey, M, General;


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Royal Berkshire Regiment - An admission card/invitation for Sergeant J. Allen from the Mayor of Reading held for the admission of General Sir Miles C. Dempsey K.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., M.C. to be an honorary Freeman of the Borough. This took place in Reading Town Hall on the 14th December 1948.

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Royal Berkshire Regiment - An admission card/invitation for Sergeant J. Allen from the Mayor of Reading held for the admission of General Sir Miles C. Dempsey K.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., M.C. to be an honorary Freeman of the Borough. This took place in the Masonic Hall, Greyfriars Road, Reading on the 14th December 1948.

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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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Royal Berkshire Regiment - A file of papers from the collection of Major General Dempsey. This file is entitled ?East Prussia, the Battle of Gumbinnen?. The papers were prepared by the then Captain M C Dempsey MC and other syndicate members of his staff college course in 1931. In order to prepare this examination of the Campaign in East Prussia, August 1914 up to and including the Battle of Gumbinnen, the syndicate had to visit the scene of the actions referred to. The papers give an in depth and extensive examination of those events, plus the course tutors' feedback. [The syndicate members in addition to Dempsey were Captaon C N Barclay (Cameronians), Major J Bury (17.21 Lancers), Captain M S Chilton (Royal Artillery) and Captain R H A Lucas (Royal Berkshire Regiment).

Person(s): Dempsey, M, General;


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Royal Berkshire Regiment - A file of papers from the collection of Major General Dempsey. The papers were prepared by the then Captain M C Dempsey MC and other syndicate members of his staff college course in 1931. This file is entitled ?Précis of notes on Tannenburg Campaign?.

Person(s): Dempsey, M, General;


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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - An extract from the Daily Express (Copyright) concerning death on (Fri 6 June 1969) of General Sir Miles Dempsey, one of the leading figures of the D-Day landings.

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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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Royal Berkshire Regiment - An invitation to General Sir Miles C. Dempsey KCB, KBE, DSO, MC to be an honorary freeman of the borough of Reading on Tuesday, 14th December, 1948. [Sent on the 1st July, 1948]

Person(s): Dempsey, M C, General;


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Royal Berkshire Regiment - A programme for the admission of General Sir Miles C. Dempsey KCB, KBE, DSO, MC to be an honorary freeman of the borough of Reading on Tuesday, 14th December, 1948.

Person(s): Dempsey, M C, General;


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The whole artefact

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - 'Freedom of Reading' document presented to General Sir Miles Dempsey, the then Colonel of the Regiment, in July 1948. This document enabled the Royal Berkshire Regiment to enjoy the privileges normally given to Regiments receiving Freedoms. On the left hand side of the folder containing this document is a photograph of its being presented by the then Mayor of Reading.

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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A collection of documents belonging to Captain P. J. Prior, the documents cover the period 1939 to 1945. Included are three speeches made to troops concerning the victory over Germany, they are dated May and June 1945 and May 1946; three Menus, the first menu is dated the 29th of November 1944, the second Friday 25th of July 1947 (the dinner was held by General Sir Miles C Dempsey), and the date of the third is unknown. Two of the Menu's have a handwritten or signatured list of attendees in them, one has the names of attendees typed in order of rank inside and on the back cover of the menu. The document includes an issue of the 'Battalion News' dated the 28th of March 1945, the location given is West Germany. There are three documents that contained detailed information on proceedures (or orders) to follow. The document includes a number of training manuals for various courses, photocopies of fitness and medical records and a memoir entitled 'Fifty Years Ago Today' written by P J Prior CBE, DL and dated the 6th of June 1994 which recalls the D Day landings.

Person(s): Prior, P. J, CBE, DL Captain; Witkowski, J; Dempsey, M, C, Sir, Colonel General; McCracken, F, W, N, Sir, Lieutenant-General; Collins, R, J, Major- General; Fullbrook- Leggatt, Q, O, Major General; Tindall Lucas, C, H, Major General; Francis, S, G, Brigadier General; Aveline, A, P, Brigadier; Hanney, W, C, A, Brigadier; Hughes, A, C, Brigadier; Leslie, J, T, Brigadier; Pawle, H, Brigadier; Smith, K, P, Brigadier; Tremellen, L, Brigadier; Field, G, S, Colonel; Hibbert, A, P, J, Colonel; Morris, C, E, Colonel; Sharpe, A, G, M, Colonel; Simmer, Sir P, Colonel; Allen, K, H, H, Lieutenant Colonel; Barker, F, G, Lieutenant Colonel; Bassett, J, R, Lieutenant Colonel; Brownrigg, P, H, A, Lieutenant Colonel; Buckham, A, H, Lieutenant Colonel; Digby, R, M, Lieutenant Colonel; Eagar, E, F, Lieutenant Colonel; Du Pre Finch, H, Lieutenant Colonel; Hanning, A, S, Lieutenant Colonel; Harris, J, C, Q, Lieutenant Colonel; Hawkins, L, Lieutenant Colonel; Hayward, P, H, C, Lieutenant Colonel; Helby, I, D, H, Lieutenant Colonel; Davidson- Houston, W, E, C, Lieutenant Colonel; Hudson, Sir, A, Lieutenant Colonel; Jackson, G, S, Lieutenant Colonel; Lucas, R, H, A, Lieutenant Colonel; MacDowel, H, G, S, Lieutenant Colonel; MacLean, D, N, Lieutenant Colonel; Orr, E, A, B, Lieutenant Colonel; Sawyer, G, H, Lieutenant Colonel; Sinclair, D, C, S, Lieutenant Colonel; Sugrue, J, H, Lieutenant Colonel; Taffs, A, L, Lieutenant Colonel; Taylor, F, E, A, Lieutenant Colonel; Trimmer- Thompson, G, Lieutenant Colonel; Verey, H, P, Lieutenant Colonel; Acton, G, D, Major; Ambler, D, B, J, Major; Arbuthnot, G, H, Major; Barton, F, M, Major; Beer, D, F, L, Major; Bradshaw, A, V, Major; Brown, W, B, E, Major; Bromhead, R, B, G, Major; Morton-Clarke, J, C, M, Major; Coker, J, F, Major; Cockcraft, W, C, Major; Dale, C, G, Major; Daw, A, F, Major; Donaldson, I, G, Major; Flood, G, R, Major; Gabain, E, F, Major; Gibb, G, F, Major; Godfrey, D, C, Major; Gorle, H, V, Major; Greet, R, H, Major; Hight, P, H, Major; Hill, L, J, L, Major; Hope, R, J, Major; Jenkins, L, K, Major; Lear, C, J, Major; Macer, T, H, Major; Martin, J. H, S, Major; Meyer, P, B, Major; Mills, W, G, S, Major; Moore, F, J, W, H, Major; Norton, E, R, Major; Prichard, L, O, Major; Ray, E, B, A, Major; Ready, J, B, Major; Riddell, R, H, Major; Robinson, L, B, Major; Savill, H, Major; Chaplin-Snowden, A, Major; Turner, H, A, Major; Tynan, F, Major; Webb, P, B, Major; West, D, R, C, Major; Woodroffe, D, R, C, Major; Baker, A, A, J, Captain; Barns, J, F, F, Captain; Barter, H, D, F, Captain; Cree, T, M, Captain; Dempsey, M, C, Captain; Dodds, R, Captain; Francis, E, L, Captain; Gilding, E, M, Captain; Hobson, B, Captain; Holden, E, G, Captain; Hood, D, Captain; Moss, T, Captain; Redford, N, Captain; Tuffill, C, M, Captain; Walenn, J, S,C, Captain; Ward, H, L, F, Captain; Watson, C, R, Captain; Youlde, W, J, C, Captain; Cummings, G, R, J, Lieutenant; Wallis, R, L, Lieutenant; Simmonds, F, A;


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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Order of Proceedings conferring an Honorary Degree on General Sir Miles Dempsey by Reading University dated 10th July 1947

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