Wiltshire Regiment - documents with a covering letter dated 1 May 1991 which detail the names of Wiltshire Regiment soldiers who died whilst serving with the Royal Norfolk Regiment in SE Asia during WW2. It also includes details of the graves of members of the 4th and 5th Wilts in NW Europe 1939-1945 and those interred in the UK at the Brookwood Military Cemetry,Surrey.
Wiltshire Regiment - records of graves of members of the Wiltshire Regiment who fell in WW2 . The documents cover the Brookwood Military Cemetry in Surrey, War Graves in Burma and Arakan (1942 - 1945), Normandy and North West Europe (1944-1945), the BEF (!939-1940) and the Mediterranean and Middle East (1941 -1944)
Royal Berkshire Regiment - A copy of the list of officers taken prisoner in the various theatres of War between August 1914, and November 1918. It was compiled from records kept by Messrs, Cox and Co, enquiry office, at Harrington House, Craig?s Court, Charing Cross, London, SW1. This lists all the officers from all the Royal Berkshire battalions, the date they went missing and the date.
66th Regiment - A hand-written list of Officers and men who served in the 2nd Battalion in the Peninsular War and also in the 1st Battalion in India in the period 1809 to 1815. There is also a letter from the man who researched the lists but whose signature is unclear; it appears to be Ph.....Schradery? dated 7th March 1933
Royal Berkshire Regiment, 1st Bn - A photocopy of the Officers medal entitlement roll for the Campaign in Egypt in 1885, including Tofrek for the 1st Bn Royal Berkshire Regiment. Copied at the National Archives, Kew, Ref WO/100/66
1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A list of soldiers, including Private Jackson, who had completed a set of academic tests including Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Regimental History. The various marks obtained are written against each name.
Royal Berkshire Regiment - A blue bound book entitled, on the spine, "Casualties Royal Berkshire Regiment 1880-1915" and containing, firstly, lists of reservists attending training in 1905; this is followed by a list of tOther Ranks who died in South Africa during the Boer War. The book is full of other lists, such as a copy of one of those who died at Maiwand as part of the 66th Regiment, and many more
Wiltshire Regiment - A copy of the 1881 census covering Le Marchant Barracks, Devises, Wiltshire. This was at the time when the 62nd and the 99th Regiments of Foot were renamed and rebadged to form the 1st and 2nd Battalions respectively.
99th Regiment - A 12 page list of names of 250 male convicts ( plus photocopies of originals and compiler's notes from PRO Kew) who were transported from the United Kingdom to Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania), Australia, on the ship 'Candahar' on the 26th March 1842; they were escorted by a guard of some 30 soldiers from the 99th Regiment who also provided similar guards on other convict ships in this period. The data was collected from the Public Record Office at Kew, now known as the National Archives and gives the Name, Where convicted, When, Term and any notes e.g. date died.
99th Regiment - A photocopy of the daily sick list book of the HMT Candahar consisting of six pages listing the names of those requiring treatment whilst on board. It shows if the patient was a convict , seaman or guard. They were transported to Van Diemans Land (now Tasmania) from England on the ship ?Somersetshire? between the 1st November 1841 and 6th June 1842. The guard were members of the 99th Regiment. This item is linked to Artefact 25879
Berkshire Militia - Regimental Book listing men who joined before Dec 1792 and up to 1797, Officers with commission date, and men giving detailed physical and personal data. This volume has been re-bound
...1917 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
A very close warm day. The Battn bathed in the morning while OC Companies reconnoitred the line. In the afternoon 10 O and 40 OR attended a lecture on the work of the RFC, especially the part played by Corps machines.