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5th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A letter from Reverend F. Harris, 5th Wiltshires British Liberation Army (B.L.A.) to Mrs. Zenftman, giving details of how her son (Private Zenftman) was killed in action; dated 9th October 1944.

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Royal Berkshire Regiment - Preliminary notice to join for Training and Drill of the 1st Class Army Reserve sent to Private F Harris of the Oxfordshire Light Infantry. Private Harris joined the Royal Berkshires later on in his military career.

Person(s): Harris, F W;


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SBYRW : 15535

Royal Berkshire Regiment - Photocopy of a Parchment Certificate of Character for Private Francis William Harris in which his conduct is described as "Very Good".

Person(s): Harris, F W;


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Royal Berkshire Regiment - Photocopy of a Parchment Discharge Certificate for Private Francis William Harris. He attested at Oxford on the 27th of March 1900.

Person(s): Harris, F W;


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SBYRW : 15537

Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of a Certificate of character for Francis William Harris which states "This man has a very good character and is steady and well ....." The document is dated 26th November 1916

Person(s): Harris, F W;


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SBYRW : 15538

Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of a Discharge Certificate for a soldier of the Territorial Force, belonging to Francis William Harris . Private Harris enlisted on the 28th September, 1914. The document is dated the 26th November 1916.

Person(s): Harris, F W;


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SBYRW : 15539

Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of a letter from the Territorial Force Record Office awarding a War Badge to F. W. Harris for ' '"Services "Rendered in H.M's Military Forces since 4th August, 1914.' The document is dated 12 March 1917.

Person(s): Harris, F W;


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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A letter to Mrs Underwood relating to the death in action in 1917 of Private Leonard Harris (22821) It was sent by the nursing sister in charge of No. 2 Casualty Clearing Station, British Expeditionary Force

Person(s): Harris, L, Private;


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Royal Berkshire Regiment - Covering letter with attached list of documents, from D.I.D. Harris, concerning enclosed record of service documents (Objects 15534 to 15539) for his Grandfather, F.W. Harris. The list was written on the 6th February, 2001. Also included are photocopies of Army Forms relating to training, character reference, discharge certificate, and war badge awarded in 1916, all concerning F W Harris. The photocopies cover the period 1901 to 1916.

Person(s): Harris, F W;


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Unit unknown or none - A Cremation Certificate dated 31st March 2004 for Mrs Vera Harris, who died on 24th March 2004. She was the wife of Major R H G Harris MBE who had served both in the Wiltshire Regiment and the Wiltshire Cadets.

Person(s): Harris R H G;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A cutting from the Soldier magazine of August 1989. This item relates to some bravery awards, awarded to members of the Battalion. The soldiers named are Privates Ian Baker, Jim Leighfield, Andrew Harrison, Julian Edwards and WO 2 Peter Maynard.

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The first letter

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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Very poor quality photocopies of four letters written by Private 10621 James Harrison. Prior to joining the 5th Battalion, he served in ?A? Company of the 3rd Battalion in Victoria Barracks, Portsmouth. He was wounded in 1916, died in 1923 and is buried in Wexford Church, Slough.

Person(s): Harrison, J, Private;


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4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A letter written by Private 5337996 Arthur George Harris to a Miss Bush. At the time of writing the letter, he was in ?A? Company. He was Killed in Action sometime between the 10th May 1940 and the 1st June 1940, on the retreat to Dunkirk. He was the son of Joseph and Ellen Harris and was aged 19. He is buried in the Adegem Canadian War Cemetery. (V.AA.5.)

Person(s): Harris, A, Private;


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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Newspaper cuttings (Copyright) relating to the award of the Distinguished Conduct Medal to Private 7601 E Harris. He was later promoted and was awarded the Military Medal and mentioned in dispatches and was killed in action 3.8.16, He came from Oxford and his place of Residence was Burbage, Wiltshire. He is Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery, France. Plot 111, Row L, Grave 5. Son of John and Emily Harris, of Pall Mall, Burbage, Marlborough Wiltshire.

Person(s): Harris, E, Private;


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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A summary of the service record for Lieutenant Colonel A E F Francis DSO. He commanded the Battalion from 1925 to 1928.

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1st Bn, Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment - A newspaper cutting (Copyright) entitled ?Caught between the warring factions?. It tells the story of the Battalion in Bosnia during Operation Grapple which took place between September 1994 and March 1995. It includes two colour images, one of Sergeant Gary Harriss and the ther of Private Padraig Goddard.

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The attestation

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of the attestation document for Private 7267 Walter Harris who enlisted on the 1st July 1903.

Person(s): Harris, W, Private;


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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of the discharge to the reserve certificate for Corporal 7267 Walter Harris; it is dated 21st April 1911.

Person(s): Harris, W, Corporal;


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The certificate

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3rd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of the discharge certificate (Army Form B. 2079) for Corporal 7267 Walter Harris; it is dated 16th May 1916.

Person(s): Harris, W, Corporal;


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