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2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A copy of the Appendix to Operation Order number 988 dated 12th July 1916 relating to a proposed raid on the enemy trenches. The raid took place the following day with Privates 200970 William Charles Pottinger, E Street and A E Allan, Sergeant A Dore and JW Lambourne winning the Military Medal, Company Sergeant Major Graham awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal and 2nd Lieutenants EP Lucas, EOC Lambart and DR Gibson winning the Military Cross.
Person(s): Pottinger, W, Private; Street, E, Private; Allan, A E, Private; Dore, A, Sergeant; Lambourne, A W, Sergeant; Lucas, E P, 2nd Lieutenant; Lambart, E O C, 2nd Lieutenant; Gibson, D R, 2nd Lieutenant; Graham,, WO2;
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A copy of the order for the control of traffic and of movements of troops in the forward area in the Ferme Du Bois Section complied by Major R W Harling (Staff Captain 184th Brigade) dated 10th July 1916.
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sketch map showing the plans of a section of trenches held by Number 1 platoon, ?A? Company (Bays 70 to 74.) it is believed that this map was produced in 1916 (exact location not known)
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sketch map showing the plans of the position of emplacments on the Battalion's left front. It is believed that this map was produced in 1916 (exact location not known)
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A summary of information issued daily to units by Corps Headquarters; it is dated 9th July 1916.
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A summary of information issued daily to units by Corps Headquarters; it is dated 10th July 1916.
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A preliminary order for a company attack by ?A? Company on the 13th July 1916, issued by Battalion Headquarters on the same day.
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sketch map showing the state of the enemy?s wire and information about ?No mans land? as issued by the Battalion scouting officer. It is believed this was produced on the 26th July 1916 but the exact location is not known although ?Lamp corner? has been shown.
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - An Operation Order, 3 pages long, by Lieutenant Colonel J.M. Beer dated the 12th July 1916 relating to a raid on enemy trenches.
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A telegram dated the 17th July 1916 informing the relations of Captain E Lucas that he had been wounded on the 13th July 1916 during an attack.
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A list of returns to be sent to Battalion Headquarters whilst in the line on a daily basis. It is believed this was used in 1916.
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Princess Mary?s Christmas card, dated 1915 sent to Captain E P Lucas
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A hand written receipt for the food bill for 'A' Company mess believed to have been used at a French Café behind the lines in Merville in 1916.
Wiltshire Regiment - A letter from the King George V sent to Captain R. Lucas. It is regarding decorating him. In the letter the King expressed his regret that he was unable to give the award personally.
Person(s): Lucas, R, Captain;
Wiltshire Regiment - A Certificate of Service for No.5562009 Private Claude Lucas, who enlisted on 17th June 1899 and was discharged on his own claim after giving three month's notice on 30th July 1927.
Person(s): Lucas, C;
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;