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SBYRW : 10733

66th Regiment - A letter, probably dating from the 1930s, with which was enclosed Object 4643 which is a set of recollections of the Peninsular War writtten by a Colonel Clarke. The letter, to someone callled Hight, is written by Julia Ready, a relation, perhaps a daughter, of Sir Felix Ready

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SBYRW : 10862

1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A series of photocopied documents including an Intelligence Summary, a Report on Operations, along with other documents. All the documents are handwritten and a number are labelled as Confidential.

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SBYRW : 28678

66th Regiment - A depiction of the last stand of the 66th Regiment at Maiwand 1880 by Harry Payne, produced in 1891. This copy was kept for many years in the personal album of Colonel J T Ready who took part in the battle.

Person(s): Ready, J T, Major;


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SBYRW : 28712

66th Regiment - A handwritten letter from the sister of Lieutenant Colonel Galbraith dated the 22nd June 1886 to Colonel Ready which originally accompanied a photograph of Colonel Galbraith's memorial. In the letter, she explains who was remembered on the memorial.

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SBYRW : 4678

1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A typed transcript of the diary of Major Richard Prentice Harvey, covering the period 18th March to 8th May 1915. The transcript was copied by Major Harvey's daughter Marjorie Prentice Woodward in December 1982.

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SBYRW : 4711

66th Regiment - Officer's Memorandum Book that includes printed notes and a series of hand written notes made in pencil. The document is not dated however it is a Second Edition of a title that was first published in 1878.

Person(s): Ready, J T;


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SBYRW : 4712

66th Regiment - A series of handwritten accounts of the Battle of Maiwand. In total the document comprises four pages along with the original envelope. The document is dated the 27th of July 1880. This item has been transcribed.

Person(s): Ready, J T;


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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 : 8429

1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A series of 9 Award Certificates for Major F F Ready. The Awards are all dated by the War Office the 1st of March 1919, however the period that they cover and the dates of each individual cerificate range within the period the 8th of October 1914 to the 7th of February 1919.

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SBYRW : 8430

1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A series of 8 documents that relate to the Decorations and Awards held by Sir General Felix Fordati Ready. The documents cover the period 1916 to 1937.

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SBYRW : 8431

1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A series of documents regarding Felix Ready's ancestry. The documents include family trees, a hand written letter dated the 17th of March 1920, correspondance between David Chilton and Wendy Marks over items donated to the museum (dated 2000), newspaper cuttings, including 2 obituaries for Lady Ready, one taken from The Daily Telegraph and dated January 1961.There is also a typed document entitled 'Family Record of James Simon Adam Fordati' along with a Deed of Grave made out to Margaret Violet Ready (dated the 10th of April 1940) by Wandsworth Borough Council

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