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Unit unknown or none - A letter from E.W. Thalchery (?) dated 30th July 19-- refering to in a map case owned by Field Marshal Von Kleist. This is linked to artefact no 5488.It also refers to a special medal issued to German officers of high rank(whereabouts unknown) and a copy of Mein Kampf which belonged to the Field Marshal.

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The front of the card

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SBYRW : 26946

7th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A menu card for a dinner and social held at the Corn Exchange, Reading, on Saturday 9th January 1915 by ?C? Company. The rear of the menu is signed by some officers of the Company. The signatures that have been identified are Major Sexton, 2nd Lieutenant Donkin, Lieutenant Matthews, 2nd Lieutenant Butler, Captain Marton.

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SBYRW : 26947

7th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A postcard showing the Troopship ?Huntspill? in stormy weather. The rear is marked ?With love from Percy? This was Private 15945 Percy Field from Hungerford. In August 1914 the German ship KOERBER was seized by Britain at Alexandria and renamed HUNTSPILL in 1915. It was operated by the British Government as a troopship and, in 1917, management was passed to Union Castle Mail SS Co. In 1920, it was managed by Anchor Line, then by British India S.N. Co., all for the British Government. In 1921 she was sold to Lloyd Triestino, Trieste which by then was part of Italy and renamed ASIA. In 1933 it was scrapped at Monfalcone, Italy. [Register of Merchant Ships Completed in 1904 by Starke / Schell] . The ship was nearly sunk in Southampton and it is believed it was to have been used by the Battalion to transport them to France. In the event they used other ships.

Person(s): Field, P, Private;


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SBYRW : 26948

7th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A newspaper clipping (Copyright) with photograph showing the troopship ?Huntspill? listing in Southampton Harbour. This is from the papers of Private 15945 Percy Field from Hungerford. It is believed that the Battalion were due to use this ship to be transported to France in 1915. In the event they used other troopships.

Person(s): Field, P, Private;


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SBYRW : 26949

7th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - The farewell order dated 18th April 1919 by the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Dene, who had commanded the Battalion since 1915. It is addressed to Private 15945 Percy Field from Hungerford. (This document is fragile).

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SBYRW : 27686

1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A newspaper cutting, dating from 1976 (Copyright), headed ?And the wives have their say too?. It gives the wives' view of army life in England after being in Northern Ireland. Mrs Haines, Browne and Fielding are quoted and photograhed.

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SBYRW : 29008

5th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A newspaper cutting (Copyright) headed ?A Wiltshire Notebook?. It relates to a visit to the graves of soldiers who fell at Cleve. It includes a black and white image of the wooden grave markers for Regimental Sergeant Major J.G. Smith and Major E R Field MC.

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The biographical details - page 1

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2nd Bn, 66th Regiment - Biographical details of Field Marshal John Colborne, 1st Baron Seaton GCB, GCMG, GCH. He commanded the Battalion in Spain during the Peninsula War.

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5th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A photocopy of a newspaper article from The Bournemouth Daily Echo dated March 1st 1945. Reporting the death of Major E.R.B. Field M.C., Killed in Action in Western Europe in February 1945.

Person(s): Field, E R B, Major;


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An article about the  mutiny at Fort Lubwas in Uganda, 1897

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Wiltshire Regiment - An article about the  mutiny at Fort Lubwas in Uganda, 1897. During this mutiny  Lieutenant Bertram Francis Percy Fielding was killed. It is believed he came from Shropshire and is commemorated in a local church.

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SBYRW : 50840

Wiltshire Regiment - An article about the  mutiny at Fort Lubwas in Uganda, 1897. During this mutiny  Lieutenant Bertram Francis Percy Fielding was killed. It is believed he came from Shropshire and is commemorated in a local church.

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SBYRW : 51105

Wiltshire Regiment - A report in 1929 of a tribute paid to the Regiment by French Field Marshall Foch. It relates to his use of the Regiment in 1918 to stem the German attacks. [We do not know what battalions he is refering to]

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SBYRW : 6235

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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