Royal Berkshire Regiment - An Order of Service for the funeral of Lieutenant Colonel A C Simonds OBE (Tony). The Service took place at the Parish Church of Saint Giles Codicote on Thursday the 2lst of January 1999.
Royal Berkshire Regiment - Obituary in the form of a newspaper cutting (Copyright) concerning the life of Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Charles Simmonds who joined the Royal Berkhire Regiment in 1931. The cutting is from The Independent and is dated the 26th of January 1999.
Royal Berkshire Regiment - A history of the life of Tony Simonds, the document is typed and is five pages in length, it could be an obituary or a speech. The document is signed by M R D Foot and is dated the 21st of January 1999.
Royal Berkshire Regiment - A letter written by Mrs A C Simonds regarding the church where her late husband (Lieutenant Colonel Simonds) is buried and information about recent obituaries concerning him. The document is not dated.
1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A series of photocopied documents including the Record of Service of 2nd Lieutenant Marvel Andre Simon who was killed in action on the 29th of April 1917. The document also includes a Pay Warrant and other financial documents, an effects issue form, a telegram informing Mrs K Simon of the death of M A Simon, an application for admission to an Officer Cadet Unit, a form entitled 'Questions to be out to the Recruit before Enlistment', a Medical inspection report and an Imperial Service Obligation form. The documents cover the period 1914 to 1918.
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.
1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Two newspaper cuttings (Copyright) concerned with the death of 2nd Lieutenant Marcel Andre Simon, the location of his remains in France in 1998, and the search for any of his relatives. One of the cuttings is from The Sun, and is dated Saturday the 23rd of September 2000, the other is from an unknown publication, the date of the cutting is also unknown.
Royal Berkshire Regiment - Biographical details for Colonel Anthony Simonds. He was commissioned into the Regiment in 1931. He served away from the Regiment in Palestine in the 1930s and died in Cyprus in 1999.
1st Bn, Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment - A newspaper report (Copyright) relating to the Funeral of 2nd Lieutenant Marcel SIMON, of the 1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment, on the 10th November 2000; he was killed in action at the Battle of Oppey Wood in 1917 and was now being buried at Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle, France. It includes three black and white images, including one of 2nd Lieutenant Simon.
Regimental Association of the Rifles and Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire, and Wiltshire Regiment - A Dedication and Order of Service in the presence of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh K.G., K.T. which took place at the National Mememorial Arboretum at Alrewas Staffordshire on the 12 July 2012.
Royal Berkshire Regiment - An Obituary for Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Charles Simmonds OBE who joined the Royal Berkshire Regiment in 1931. He worked in Intelligence during the Palestine operations sometimes supplying information to Wingate?s Special Night Squads. He parachuted into Ethiopia during the 2nd World War serving as part of Wingate's Gideon Force. He died in 1999. His obituary Includes a photograpgh]
Wiltshire Regiment - A type written two page letter from T J F Tucker to Simon Cook, the Manager Curator, dated 19th May 2012. It covers a number of points such as the spelling of the name and the rank of 2nd Lieutenant Doddrell, the whereabouts of his grave and that-of Captain Knight, the origins of the marrch, The Vly, details of one Lieutenant Redman and a few other items. Some of the points have been used to make corrections to the database and the website.
1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Typed copies of various documents concerning 2nd Lieutenant Marcel Andre Simon. The documents give information about the re-internment in 2000 of 2nd Lieutenant Simon, along with biographical information; some of the documents are dated 2000
1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Order of Service concerning a service of reburial and rememberance for 2nd Lieutenant Marcel Andre Simon who was killed on the 29th of April 1917. The service took place at the Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle, the document is dated the 12th of September 2000.
...1915 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
8:30AM.The Second in Command and Company Commanders visited the trenches to arrange the final dispositions of their companies.
6:0PM. The gas fatigue party did not return from the trenches so their rations and packs were sent to BOIS MARQUET (near ALLOVAGNE...