1st Volunteer Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A large leather bound photograph album presented by Lieutenant Colonel O.P. Serocold in 1902. It contains 13 double sided pages with only 9 being utilized. It contains portrait images of officers who served in the battalion up to and including the 1st World War by which time the battalion had been become the 4th Battalion
Unit unknown or none - Three colour photos of a memorial monument to various servicemen killed in the 2nd World War, presumably all from Northern Rhodesia in Africa, but mainly enlisted into British Regiments, as the monument is on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls in that country; the names on the monument include Lieutenant Colonel J Carden of the Wiltshire Regiment and Captain H C Gouldsbury of the Royal Berkshire Regiment - the date of the photos is unknown.
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - Five colour photos of a monument in Colesburg cemetery in South Africa which includes the names of nineteen members of the Battalion who died in the Boer War - the date of the photos is unknown; it is also possible that there are soldiers from the 2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment in this cemetery.
99the Regiment - Two black and white photos of the cemetery at Kambula in Zululand, South Africa where the grave of Lieutenant Johnson is who died in the Zulu War of 1879 - the photos were taken in 1952 by Comrade J Collett.
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A photograph album, dated 15th September 1899 and given by "Fred" to "Rita"; it contains 37 photos taken in the years prior to and following that date but most of the photos, while interesting, have no military significance. They cover the journey through the Suez Canal to India and various places there including Karachi and Calcutta. The nine photos of military significance are catalogued as Objects 24559 to 24567
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A Pictorial souvenir, in the form of a Photograph Album, of the Battalion, in 1899 and 1900 in Quetta, Baluchistan; on the front cover are the words "62nd Regiment, The Springers" A second copy is held as Object 3947 Each contains 26 photos catalogued as Objects 24568 to 24593 plus two photos already held and therefore not recatalogued
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A hard backed photograph album consisting of 63 double sided pages covering the period from 1901 to 1921. During this period of time they were stationed in India, England, South Africa and Ireland. The album was purchased for the officer?s library on the 3rd August 1909. Each Image has been seperatly listed.
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A hard backed photograph Album covering the regiment?s time from 1902 through to 1936. It consists of Sepia and black and white images of India, England, Egypt, Singapore and Shanghai, China.
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A photo album put together by Lieutenant Colonel Milsom when he was still an Other Rank, covering, in no chronological order, the years 1920 to 1932 and including photos taken in Dublin, Shanghai, Singapore, Egypt, Hong Kong and India. Fifty-nine of these photos have been catalogued (Objects 22500 to 22547) but a number of those which are of a touristy nature have not though they are still available in the album itself
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A large hard backed photograph album consisting of 102 pages of which 92 have been used. It was presented to the Officers Mess in April 1950 by Lieutenant Colonel N E C Kenrick DSO. It covers the period between 1949 and 1958 and the postings in Germany, England, Hong Kong and Cyprus. [Includes advance party images to Malaya]
...1946 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
Capt. J.V. Keene posted on strength. 10 Poles robbed a house at HASSELHORST (X4771) in the Bn area, and the farmers daughters were wounded and reped. The Poles made off before our troops arrived at the scene. At WALLE a farmer was murdered. There are no...