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Royal Berkshire Regiment - The front cover of a list of members of the Regimental dinner club in 1939. It lists the members by rank and name together with their addresses
4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A menu for the Eighteenth Annual dinner held at the large town hall in Reading on Saturday the 1st April, 1939. This was for the 4th, 1st/4th, 2nd/4th, 3rd/4th, and pre 1908 Volunteer Battalions.
Royal Berkshire Regiment - The menu for the Annual Regimental dinner held at the Army and Navy club in London on Thursday, 25th May 1939. It list by name all those who attended.
4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A Post Office Telegram, date stamped the 25th August 1939 (in code) which recalled Captain H.P. Verey from Cornwall. He left Tintagel at 2.30 pm and arrived at Twyford at 10.30 pm. This was all part of the preperations leading up the the Declaration of War.
6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A list of the officers of ?C? Company based at Maidenhead and their contact details used during the mobilization phase in 1939.
30th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A signal (telegram) sent by Lieutenant Colonel C.L.C. Ward to all Companies on the 7th May 1945 at Nevw Milliksi, Holland announcing the cessation of hostilities.
30th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A copy of the thanksgiving service for the 2nd Army, British Liberation Army at the conclusion of the campaign in North West Europe.
30th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - An announcement of the award of the Territorial Efficiency decoration to Major H.P. Verey in August 1944.
30th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A message from Field Marshal BL Montgomery, 21st Army Group to all soldiers leaving the Group after the war. This one was sent to Major H.P. Verey.
30th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A ?T? Force pass issued to members of the Battalion, dated March 1945. This one belonged to Major H.P. Verey.
30th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A menu for the farewell dinner held by the Sergeants of ?C? Company for Major H.P. Verey at Kiel, Germany on the 26th September 1945.
30th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A letter from the War Office dated 30th October 1945 to Major H.P. Verey thanking him for his service.
30th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A message from Dwight Eisenhower, Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force to all departing soldiers at the end of the 2nd World War. This one was sent to Major H.P. Verey.
30th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A poster showing all the formation signs for the 21st Army Group used during the 2nd World War.
6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A menu for the officers' reunion held at Hothfield House on the 1st December 1945
Royal Berkshire Regiment - A menu for the officer?s lunch held in June 1946. It names all those attending.
6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - An order of the day by Lieutenant Colonel K.P. Smith OBE on Maiwand Day 1940, at Kilwaughter Camp, Northern Ireland. A copy of this was sent to the Times newspaper by the GOC 61st Division, General Carton De Wiart VC,CB,CHG, DSO.
4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A copy of the standing orders for the mobilization of the Maidenhead Detachment of the Battalion on the outbreak of war in 1939. This was part of the preparations required to quickly mobilize the Battalion. In the event, it worked well. This copy was issued to Captain H P Verey
4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Two accounts of memorable events. The first is entitled ' An Account of the Funeral of his Majesty King George V. at Windsor', it is dated the 28th of January 1936. The second is entitled 'An Account of the Coronation of their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth', it is dated the 12th of May 1937. Both documents are typed, and are written by Captain H P Verey.
Person(s): Verey, H P, Colonel;
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;