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SBYRW : 21899

2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photocopy of a photograph of the Machine Gun section at Jhansi in India in June 1913. Standing Left to Right are Privates Hignell, Boshier, Odey, Fawcett, Pocock, Dean. (Sitting Left to Right) Privates Cooling, Saunders, Baigent, Sergeant Hancock, Lieutenant Nugent, L/Corporal Vaughan, Privates Haynes, Bailey, Wheeler. All Infantry battalions, prior to the 1st World War, were equipped with two machine guns. After the outbreak of war in 1914, when the full enormity of the threat became apparent, the machine gun capability was substantially increased, leading to the formation of the Machine Gun Corps, with many of the Battalion?s machine gunners transferring into that unit.

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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white copy of a photograph of the Warrant Officers, Staff Sergeants and Sergeants of the Battalion. It is believed this photo was taken in Brock Barracks shortly after formation in 1914. The image is named, and also indicates if the soldier was killed or wounded.

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SBYRW : 6998

2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Corporals in India sometime between 1907 and 1911. Reading from the back row, forward. [Rear 8th Row L to R] L/Corporals Smith, Faulkner, Hanks, Thompsett, Smith, Edwards, Clark, Ilsley, Price, Headlong, Pounds. [7th Row L to R] L/Corporals Dyer, Turner, Boyd, Morris, Iremonger, Matthews, Collins, Rose, Biddle, Shaylor, Homer, Smith. [6th Row L to R] L/Corporals Hillier, Carpenter, Woodland, Harding, Presland, Thatcher, Dewe, Humphries, Brettell, Hodge. [5th Row L to R] L/Corporals Pearce, Hague, Sheppard, Langley, Hodsdon, Harvey, Cheesman, Woods, Mead, Wilder, Painter, Robinson, Huggins, Smith, Taylor, Bristol, Shilton, Shea, Harrison. [4th Row L to R] L/Corporals Woodage, Webb, Phillips, Annetts, Walters, Bunce, Thomas, Sheehan, Woodbridge, Jones, McKillop, Corporal Chandler, L/Corporals Smith, Teagle, Woodward, Webb. [3rd Row L ro R] L/Corporals Biggs, Cripps, Hewitt, Newman, Corporals Greenway, Venn -?-, Allen, Woodland, Powell, Booker, Lyons, L/Corporals Dyer, Pusey, Corporal Johnson, L/Corporals Watts, Bishop , Chewter, Randell, Sayers. [2nd Row L to R] L/Corporals A. Beeson, Justice, Sullivan, Kingh, Baigent, Corporals Gibbons, Laing, Crombleholme, Higgins, Doe, Captain and Adjutant A.J. Fraser, Lieutenant Colonel R.N. Gamble DSO, Sergeant Major Quick, Corporals Charge, Bowler, Burrows, Fullbrook, Beard, L/Corporals Betteridge, Hamblin, Wareham, Seeley. [Sat front L to R] L/Corporals Heath, Wells, Arnold, Davis, Edge, Nilen, Thatcher, Dobson, Ridge, Soane, Hancock, Spencer, Haunts, Couldrey, Corporal Carpenter.

Person(s): Smith,, L/Corporal; Faulkner,, L/Corporal; Hanks,, L/Corporal; Thompsett,, L/Corporal; Edwards,, L/Corporal; Clark,, L/Corporal; Illsley,, L/Corporal; Price,, L/Corporal; Headlong,, L/Corporal; Pounds,, L/Corporal; Dyer,, L/Corporal; Turner,, L/Corporal; Boyd,, L/Corporal; Morris,, L/Corporal; Iremonger,, L/Corporal; Matthews,, L/Corporal; Collins,, L/Corporal; Rose,, L/Corporal; Biddle,, L/Corporal; Shaylor,, L/Corporal; Homer,, L/Corporal; Hillier,, L/Corporal; Carpenter,, L/Corporal; Woodland,, L/Corporal; Harding,, L/Corporal; Presland,, L/Corporal; Thatcher,, L/Corporal; Dewe,, L/Corporal; Humphris,, L/Corporal; Brettell,, L/Corporal; Hodge,, L/Corporal; Pearce,, L/Corporal; Hague,, L/Corporal; Sheppard,, L/Corporal; Langley,, L/Corporal; Hodsdon,, L/Corporal; Harvey,, L/Corporal; Chessman,, L/Corporal; Woods,, L/Corporal; Mead,, L/Corporal; Wilder,, L/Corporal; Painter,, L/Corporal; Robinson,, L/Corporal; Huggins,, L/Corporal; Taylor,, L/Corporal; Bristow,, L/Corporal; Shilton,, L/Corporal; Shea,, L/Corporal; Harrison,, L/Corporal; Woodage,, L/Corporal; Webb,, L/Corporal; Phillips,, L/Corporal; Annetts,, L/Corporal; Walters,, L/Corporal; Bunce,, L/Corporal; Thomas,, L/Corporal; Sheehan,, L/Corporal; Woodbridge,, L/Corporal; Jones,, L/Corporal; McKillop,, L/Corporal; Chandler, Corporal; Teagle,, L/Corporal; Woodward,, L/Corporal; Biggs,, L/Corporal; Cripps,, L/Corporal; Hewitt,, L/Corporal; Newman,, L/Corporal; Greenway, Corporal; Venn, Corporal; Bestin, Corporal; Allen, Corporal; Woodland, Corporal; Powell, Corporal; Booker, Corporal; Loynes, Corporal; Pusey,, L/Corporal; Johnson, Corporal; Watts,, L/Corporal; Bishop,, L/Corporal; Chewter,, L/Corporal; Randell,, L/Corporal; Sayers,, L/Corporal; Beeson,, L/Corporal; Justice,, L/Corporal; Sullivan,, L/Corporal; Kingh,, L/Corporal; Baigent,, L/Corporal; Gibbons, Corporal; Laing, Corporal; Crombleholme, Corporal; Higgins, Corporal; Doe, Corporal; Fraser, A J, Captain; Gamble, R N, Colonel; Quick,, Major; Charge, Corporal; Bowler, Corporal; Burrows, Corporal; Fullbrook, Corporal; Beard, Corporal; Betteridge,, L/Corporal; Hamblin,, L/Corporal; Wareham,, L/Corporal; Hart,, L/Corporal; Heeley,, L/Corporal; Heath,, L/Corporal; Wells,, L/Corporal; Arnold,, L/Corporal; Davis,, L/Corporal; Edge,, L/Corporal; Nilen,, L/Corporal; Dobson,, L/Corporal; Ridge,, L/Corporal; Soane,, L/Corporal; Hancock,, L/Corporal; Spencer,, L/Corporal; Scrivens,, L/Corporal; Haunts,, L/Corporal; Couldrey,, L/Corporal; Carpenter, Corporal;


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