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The Certificate

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A Third Class Certicate of Education awarded, in 1901, to L/Corporal William Francis who served in the Battalion in India from 1895 to 1902, transferred to the Reserve and then re-enlisted in 1915 in the 7th Battalion, Notts and Derby Regiment

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The cover page

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - Three pages from the Account Book of L/Corporal William Francis who served in the Battalion in India from 1895 to 1902, transferred to the Reserve and then re-enlisted in 1915 in the 7th Battalion, Notts and Derby Regiment

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SBYRW : 23960

1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A demobilisation document from 1919 for L/Corporal William Francis who served in the Battalion in India from 1895 to 1902, transferred to the Reserve and then re-enlisted in 1915 in the 7th Battalion, Notts and Derby Regiment

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The form

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A demobilisation document from 1919 for L/Corporal William Francis who served in the Battalion in India from 1893 to 1902, transferred to the Reserve and then re-enlisted in 1915 in the 7th Battalion, Notts and Derby Regiment

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SBYRW : 32391

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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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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SBYRW : 6347

1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Diary belonging to S G Francis, recording his movements along with those of his Battalion and their campaign in the Middle East. The Diary covers the period October 1920 to October 1921. Also included is a newspaper cutting (Copyright) entitled 'Feisal's Accession', it details the ceremony of the Emir Feishal's accession to Kingdom of Iraq, the 1st Battalion of the Royal Berkshire Regiment were represented at the ceremony. The date and name of the publication where the article has been taken from are unknown.

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SBYRW : 9770

1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Commission dated 28th June 1939 relating to 2nd Lieutenant James Lowry Francis.

Person(s): Francis, J L;


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