1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A Commemoration booklet for the 10th anniversary of the formation of the Regiment, held in Minden in Germany in 1969. It contains colour photographs of all the companies
Unit unknown or none - A commemoration booklet of Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, Kent, produced by the hospital itself. The hospital treated head and facial injuries of Royal Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment soldiers during the 1st World War 1914-1918
5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - An autobiography describing the life and times of former soldier D E R (Ken) Illsley, who served with the Battalion during the 2nd World War. He took part in D-Day Landings and later he was transferred to the 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment.
Royal Berkshire Regiment - The Memoes (Memories) of a Bandsman on active service in captivity and peace by Fred Looker. He joined the Royal Berkshire Regiment and was trained in Brock Barracks. He served thereafter in other Regiments.
1st Bn, the Wessex Regiment - A commemorative booklet produced to commemorate the farewell parade and drum head service, Sunday 17th September 1995, and the transfer of The Freedom of Devizes to the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment.
1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A small booklet relating to the Battalion's time in Inkerman Barracks, Woking in 1904. At that time, the barracks was considered to be one of the best in the British Army. Also included is a black and white copy of a picture in the booklet entitled ?Uniforms of the Regiment' Inkerman Barracks, Woking, Surrey 1902-1904, showing different types of dress worn in the barracks at that timeand a list of those taking part who were Pioneer Private Holloway, Drummer Thompsett and next to him his Drum Major, Sergeant Lavington; next is an unnamed Drummer boy. Sergeant Major Bestley is in the centre and on his left stands Colour Sergeant Cane and Gym Sergeant Cook. An unnamed bandsman is next and lastly is Quartermaster Sergeant Boshell. The Boshell family contributed to an unbroken line of service to the Royal Berkshire Regiment. QMS Boshell was later commissioned and won the Distinguished Service Order in the 1st World War. His son was also commissioned into the Regiment and he too won the DSO, this time in Burma during the 2nd World War.
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A copy of a booklet entitled ?Dunkirk 1940?. This was produced, in 1940, as a project by child patients in the children?s ward of the Cambridge Military Hospital, Aldershot. The proceeds of the book were donated to the Wiltshire Regiment, Old Comrades Association, Aldershot Branch (Dunkirk Veterans).
Royal Berkshire Regiment - A booklet entitled ?The School of Infantry and Salisbury Plain?. Produced in 1981, it was a revision of a previous edition produced in 1971. The editor was Major Freddie Myatt MC, the curator of the Small Arms School Museum, and formerly an officer of the Royal Berkshire Regiment.
7th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A small typed booklet entitled ?The War Years? edited by Norman Brown. This booklet is a copy of a diary kept by Private 12258 R.C. Brown, Number 2 platoon, ?A? Company. He was born in 1896 and died in 1996. He served in Salonika and France. Only the first two pages have been scanned and are available here
49th Regiment - A booklet relating to the Battle of Brandywine 11th September 1777, translated and edited by Bruce E Burgoyne. This booklet, consisting of fourteen pages, records the deeds of the Hessian (German) participants in that battle which was part of the American War of Independance
...1943 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
Rifle Meeting held for all troops in DINAPORE.
Reference to Appendices
Appx VIII. Location Statement. 20 Mar.
Appx IX. AFW-3008. 20 Mar.
Appx X. AFW-3009. 20 Mar.
Appx XI. Sitrep 32. 25 Mar.
Appx XII. AFW-3008. 27 Mar.
Appx XIII. AFW-3009. 27 Mar....