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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photo of the Battalion Officers Shooting team (as entered in the King George V Cup) in Hong Kong in 1951 Photographer; Mainland Studio, Kowloon -

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Depot Wiltshire Regiment - The Small Bore Rifle Team around 1935 at Devizes with the shield and cup they had won

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62nd Regiment - A sepia group photograph of officers from different units in India in 1870. The ones of interest to us are Skelton (62nd ), Kelly (62nd), Brock (17th), Williams (62nd), Todd (62nd), Bacon (17th) and Theobald (62nd).

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SBYRW : 38953

1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Ferozeshah Day ball held at Krefeld, Germany in 1949 showing, from left to right, Mrs C F Read, Mrs G A G Cox, Mrs A F Bacon, Mrs J R Roden and Mrs T Cooper.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Children's Christmas party held at Krefeld, Germany in 1949 It shows Father Christmas arriving in the shape of Major (QM) ?Porky? Bacon.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Children's Christmas party held at Krefeld, Germany in 1949 Here we see Father Christmas (Major Bacon) distributing the presents. In the rear of the photo is Mrs C F Read

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Children's Christmas party held at Krefeld, Germany in 1949 Here we see the children at the party. On the leftis Mrs C F Read and on the right is Mrs A F Bacon.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the officers mess in Krefeld, Germany, in April 1950. (slightly damaged in the centre). In the rear row left to right are 2nd Lieutenants A Bennett, J M Hartland, D W Fladgate, J Bretherton, J E Armstrong and J Loe, Captains S Royce (RAMC) and T J Yates (Chaplain) and 2nd Lieutenants W Lindsey-Hogg and F K Yiend. In the middle row are Captain S A G Cox, Lieutenants R T E Welsh, T A Gibson, K W Reynolds, P R E Freeland (Devonshire Regt), G T Graham and F J Stone, Captain C W Pearce, Lieutenants A E Carter and R B Waymouth. Seated are Captain M Chivers, Major (QM) A F Bacon MBE, Major G D Young (Devonshire Regt), Major E J Cottingham (Gloucestershire Regt), Major G Wort, Lieutenant N E C Kenrick DSO, Captain J R Roden, Major T Cooper (Royal Berkshire Regt), Major R K Archer and Captain A V Avery.

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The arrival of the battalion at Devizes from Krefeld, Germany on the 18th April 1950.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the three regimental quartermasters in 1950 when the 1st Battalion arrived at Devizes Railway station on the 18th April. From right to left as you see them, they are Major A F ?Porky? Bacon MBE (QM 1st Battalion), Major J C ?Jack? Newton MBE, MM (QM The Depot), Captain A G Goswell (QM 4th Battalion). They had a total of 91 years service between them

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of officers at the Aden Swimming Pool in 1950 on a break en route to Malaya. From left to right they are Lieutenant A E Carter, 2nd Lieutenant J Loe, Lieutenant R B, Waymouth, Captain T F Knott, Major ?Royal Signals? , Major A W S Hooley and Major A F Bacon.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Major Bacon (Quartermaster) in the Aden Swimming Pool in 1950 on a break en route to Malaya

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Sergeants in Lucknow Barracks on the 1st October, 1923. In the rear row from left to right sre Sergeants Farley, Preece, Rose, Bacon and Wilson. In the 2nd row are Sergeants Lapping, R J Giles, Pennoek, White, Kent, Powis, Thomas, Collier, Colborne. The third row consists of Sergeants Verge, Grimshaw, Waite MC, DCM, Smith, Mack, Giles, Pounds, Poolman MM, Bolter and Findlay. Behind it in the 4th row, again from left to right, are an unidentified Drum Major, Sergeant Tovey MM, Sergeant Woolaston (RAOC), CQMS Randell MM, CQMS Fennell, CQMS Fortune, CQMS Hand, CQMS Vardy DCM, Sergeant Saunders, Sergeant Batholomew and CSM Baish. Seated are SMI Bathe, CSM Hill, RQMS Keep, RSM Parker, Major Ponsford, Colonel Oldman, Lieutenant Cole, Bandmaster Collier, RQMS Grey, CSM Wilkins and CSM Penny.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of all the members of the Sergeant Mess in Tidworth, 1926. They consist of portrait images laid out on the background of a Regimental Badge. Each image is numbered. (1) Sergeant W. Smith, (2) L/Sergeant W. Findlay, Armourer (3) Staff Sergeant H. Chelin (RAOC), (4) L/Sergeant P. Miles, (5) Sergeant W A, Seton, (6) Sergeant G. Muskett, (7) CSM A T, Hill, (8) L/Sergeant F. Maggs, (9) CQMS W E, Randell MM, (10) Sergeant E H Poolman MM, (11) Bandmaster H A, Collier, (12) Sergeant (Orderly Room) A F, Bacon, (13) Sergeant J H, Waite MC, DCM, (14) Colour Sergeant (Orderly Room) E G, Harris, (15) Sergeant H. Lee, (16) L/Sergeant Blades, (17) Sergeant C W , Saunders, (18) Sergeant L D, Colbourne, (19) L/Sergeant C, Smith, (20) Sergeant R F, Kent. (21) CQMS A. Hand, (22) Sergeant H. Marks, (23) Band Sergeant A.V. Bartholomew, (24) RQMS A. Keep MSM, (25) L/Sergeant E. Smith, (26) Sergeant Drummer J.W. Mead, (27) CQMS D.J. Vardy DCM, (28) Sergeant C.W. Sanders, (29) Sergeant G. Lane, (30) CQMS S.C.U. Rose, (31) Sergeant E.R. Powis, (32) Lieutenant and Adjutant O.G. Woodhouse, (34) Sergeant G. Simper, (35) L/Sergeant P. Mack MM, (36) Lieutenant F.H. Dansey CMG, DSO, (38) RSM G. Parker, (39) Sergeant C. Giles, (40) CSM J.J. Burrows, (41) CQMS W.H. Smith MM, (42) Sergeant G. Larkham, (43) L/Sergeant E. Veck MM, (44) CSM J.A. Penny, (45) Sergeant B.G. Parsons, (46) L/Sergeant R.P. Smith MM, (47) CSM C. Lewis, (48) L/Sergeant A. Ockwell, (49) Sergeant E.W. King, (50) CSM R. Billings MSM, (51) Sergeant W.H. Grimshaw, (52)Sergeant W.H.R. Burrows. [Some of the numbers on the original image are out of sequence]

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Sergeants Mess football team that played the Officers Mess on the occasion of the commemoration of the Battle of Ferozeshah held in Plymouth on the 22nd December 1926. Standing from left to rigt they are Sergeant Drummer Mead, -?-, Armourer Staff Sergeant Chelin, CSM Burrows, Sergeant Smith, RSM Brewer, Sergeant Waite, L/Sergeant Smith, Sergeant Larkham and Sergeant Saunders. Seated from left to right, are CQMS Rose, Sergeant Bacon, Sergeant Lane and Sergeant Grimshaw.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Ferozeshah day parade held at Krefeld, Germany, 1948. The colours in the Sergeants Mess after the parade. [Left] CSM Cripps and Captain [QM] ?Porky? Bacon.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the battalion Christmas party held in Bradbury Barracks, Krefeld, Germany, 1948. [Left] The Captain (QM) ?Porky? Bacon MBE, RSM Harrowing, with the CO Lieutenant Colonel N E C, Kenrick addressing the battalion. Also present were Major Doggerell, Captain R. Groves (Adjutant), Captain C. Pearce (PRI).

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Sergeants Ball held at Krefeld, Germany, 1949. This image shows in the foreground Major (QM) A. Bacon and Mrs Bacon.

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the soldiers chosen to represent the Regiment at the Coronation procession London, 1936. [L to R] Lieutenant Eyles, Private Kent, Corporal Fields, L/Corporal Hart, ORQMS Bacon, RQMS Mack, C/Sergeant Arthers, RSM Rose.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the regimental officers team which won the Army Rifle Association [Non central Abroad series], King George Cup, 1952 with a winning score of 637 at Hong Kong. [Standing L to R] Lieutenant R C Knight, Lieutenant W H Crafter, Captain S A G , Cox,. [Sat l to R] Major H M A Hunter DSO, MBE, Captain F J, Stone [Team Captain], Lieutenant Colonel J R Welchman DSO, Major A F, Bacon, MBE, Major A W S, Hooley. [Note - The Warrant Officers and Sergeants team was second in the Army Rifle Association, Royal Irish Cup with a score of 581]

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