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3rd/4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - Silver cigarette case with unit badge on front and presented to Thomas Mansel Besent and inscribed on reverse '220 Yards Race, Officers and Sergeants, Dublin 1918'.
Besent, T M.;
...1916 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
Reciprocal shelling of front line. No damages, MG's keeping open gaps in wire made by Trench Mortars. Patrols out under 2/Lts Brooke and Gibson.
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