Wiltshire Regiment - A standard letter from the Colonel of the Wiltshire Regiment, John Hart-Dunne, to surviving non-commissioned officers and men serving in Wiltshire Regiment up to end of the 1st World War. It was sent to E. S. Foreman.
Wiltshire Regiment - A letter from General H Dunne relating to the situation in South Africa in 1900 as far as it related to his son who was a trooper on the Dorset Yeomanry. His son later joined the Wiltshire Regiment but left to progress his interest in early flight.
99th Regiment - Two folders with documents belonging to General Sir John Hart-Dunne. They include references written by late DQM General Kenneth MacKenziee, dated 4th April 1861, describing him as a Captain, a letter written by Beatrice, Infanta of Spain, to General Sir John Hart-Dunne, dated 23rd February 1921, expressing her grattitude to him for a note about a connection between her mother and his Regiment and a typed note (with handwritten notes explaining it) regarding a tribute to the memory of the Dutchess of Edinburgh who died on 25th October 1920, from General Sir John Hart-Dunne and his Regiment. There are also two letters in their original envelopes sent to Colonel Sir J. Hart-Dunne in 1866 and 1873. The first one was sent by the Officer acting (in the absence of the GOC) in command at Government House, Natal, on the departure of the 99th Regiment in December 1866; the second one was written by Lieutenant General Sir J. Gaspard le Marchant. There are three letters written by J.T.V. Hart-Dunne, the son of General Sir Hart-Dunne, one sent to Captain Clark, dated 5th October 1932,one to Mr. Oliphant dated 14th February 1938 and the third to the Adjutant of Depot, The Wiltshire Regiment in Devizes, dated 24th February 1938. All three letters are concerning items belonging to his father which were sent to the Museum. There are three letters written by J.T.V. Hart-Dune to in 1959 and 1960 to the Officer Commanding the Depot of the Wiltshire Regiment in Devizes regarding donating more documents (letters and photographs) belonging to his father; there are also replies to the letters. Finally there are 7 letters written in 1972 between Colonel Boggis, the Curator of the Regimental Museum and Mr. J. P. J. Entract. They were all concering borrowing documents regarding General Sir John Hart-Dunne.
62nd Regiment - A letter sent from Secretary for Registration for Royal Hospital Chelsea on 20th March 1865. There is also a letter sent from Horse Guards on 22nd June 1849. It is regarding the transmission to Drummer George Hart of a medal awarded to him by the Queen under The General Order of the 1st of June 1847.
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A letter to the Battalion dated 15th October, 1919 from the Colonel of the Regiment General Sir John Hart Dunne. The letter bids the Battalion farewell to China, and indicates his sadness in not being able to personally see the off due to his age and health. He in the past commanded the battalion in many countries and took extreme interest in the Wiltshire Regiment as a whole.
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A letter from the battalion based in China 1921 under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Wyndham to the depot regarding the collection of a sum of 40 Pound by the battalion to purchase a suitable gift for their old commanding officer who commanded them as the 99th Regiment for thirteen years.
Wiltshire Regiment - A letter [Note] signed by Lieutenant Gillson dated 17th January, 1920 referring to a photograph of a Silver Vase presented to Major General H Dunne on the occasion of his Golden Wedding Anniversary. [The location of the image is not known]
...1916 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
1.30 - Strong counter attack by Germans on W edge of PRINCES ST and S portion of village. SOS signal of 5 white rockets sent up but no notice taken by artillery probably because the rockets look like Very lights. HQ party defended S portion of village...