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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A colour photo taken during Operation Trumpet Dance in the USA in 1992 when the Battalion was stationed at Catterick, showing L/Corporal Beckett of 'D' Company trying out the US M60 light machine gun

Person(s): Beckett,, L/Corporal;


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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of what appears to be an Open Day at Annual Camp at Windmill Hill, Ludgershall on Salisbury Plain in September 1955 showing Sergeant Vaughn, Company Sergeant Major Beckley and Sergeant Joel

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of various members of the Battalion at Annual Camp in 1957 at Windmill Hill, Salisbury Plain showing (Left to Right) Sergeants BECKLEY, VAUGHN, WYATT, COX, JOEL and Lieutenant SMALLBONE

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of a Sergeants Mess function at Wokingham in 1959 with (Left to Right) Mrs EVANS, Mrs BECKLEY, Pete READER, June, Barb, Brigum YOUNG and Mrs YOUNG

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the last Sergeants Mess Function at the Dragon Club, Reading in 1967. It featured the 'Last round fired on Japanese field gun' (Left to Right) Drum Major JONES, Tommy BAYNHAM, George WHITEWICK, Sergeant MATTENLEY, Sergeant PROUT, Pete READER, Colour Sergeant RHODES, Sergeant Les BECKLEY. A Thunder flash propelled a lemon through a glass door. The guns in question were captured and brought back to England after the 2nd World War from Burma. They are now outside the Regimental Museum at Salisbury.

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo taken at Annual Camp at Millom Camp, Barrow in Furness, Cumberland in 1960 during a visit to Blackpool showing Tommy BAYNHAM, Bert BECKLEY, Pete READER and Johnny PEARSON.

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo taken at Buckingham Palace of the Battalion's 1966 winning team for the Duke of Edinburgh's Trophy; the team consisted of (Front row) Private CHILTON, Captain SHAW STEWART, Captain LONG (With the Trophy), the Duke of Edinburgh, Lieutenant Colonel SELLERS, Major FRAZER, Company Sergeant Major BAYNHAM, (Middle Row) Sergeant John BYLES, two unidentified members, G BECKINSDALE, Corporal ALLEN, OVERTON (Back Row) Corporal R BISHOP, an unidentified member, B CHAPLIN, Sergeant DAY, WILSON, Corporal TILLY, Sergeant Bags WALLIS and WO2 Harry BECKMANM

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Sergeants Mess Group at Millom Camp Army School of Civil Defence in May 1960 showing (Back row, Left to Right) Sergeant WEBB, Sergeant CORTNEY, Sergeant GOLLOP, Sergeant FOSTER, Sergeant PRIOR, Colour Sergeant SESSIONS, Sergeant SWINDON, Sergeant BARRATT, Sergeant ROCKALL, Sergeant CLARKE, Sergeant BORDER, (Centre row, Left to Right) Sergeant Bag WALLIS (Queens Colour), Sergeant BISHOP, Sergeant OSBORN, Sergeant MEAD, Sergeant BASDEN, Colour Sergeant HAYWARD, Colour Sergeant HUNTER, Drum Major JONES, Colour Sergeant SPRINGTHORPE, Colour Sergeant SUTCLIFFE, Sergeant COOK, Sergeant ROBERTS, Sergeant MANSFIELD (Regimental Colour), (Front Row, Left to Right) Company Sergeant Major G HEARN, Company Sergeant Major B BECKLEY, WO2 BURROUGHS, Company Sergeant Major S WYATT, Company Sergeant Major J PEARSON, WO1 TAYLOR, Lieutenant Colonel J HILL MC (Commanding Officer), Regimental Sergeant Major J PRICE, Captain P DUNN (Adjutant), RQMS HADEN, Company Sergeant Major T PAY, Company Sergeant Major G STANLEY, Company Sergeant Major J JEFFERIES, Company Sergeant Major T BAYNHAM and Company Sergeant Major P READER.

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo taken at Annual Camp at Penhale in 1962 of the Sergeants Mess. (Left to Right in the Back Row) Sergeants PITICK, CHUDLEY, BECKLEY, OSBORN,ROADHS, CHAPLIN, VAUGHN, COOK, LAMBERT, FOSTER, BISHOP, MATHERSON, HUNTER, GROOM, GROVES, PRIOR. (Centre row Left to Right ) Drum Major CORTNEY, Sergeant BOWSCHER, WO2 BURROUGHS, Sergeant JONES, Colour Sergeant CLARKE, Colour Sergeant SESSIONS, Colour Sergeant HAYWARD, Sergeant OWEN, Colour Sergeant MANSFIELD, Sergeants MAY, JOEL, ROCKALL, BECKMAN, Staff Sergeant BARTER,(REME) Sergeant MORTON, Sergeant WALLIS. (Front row Left to Right) WO2 SWINDON, WO2 READER, WO2 BAYNHAM, Sergeant MEAD, WO2 PEARSON, RQMS HADEN, Lieutenant Colonel PLACKETT, Regimental Sergeant Major Bate JONES, Major EMMS, WO1 TAYLOR, WO2 STANLEY, WO2 LANE, WO2 RIXON, WO2 KIRBY, WO2 WYATT.

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo taken at Bisley in 1960 showing the Battalion Shooting team (Back row Left to Right) Corporal OWEN, Sergeant SIMMONDS, Corporal STAIG, Private (?), Lieutenant HOBDAY, Sergeant ROCKALL, Sergeant BECKLEY, Colour Sergeant RIXON, Corporal HEWDICK. (2nd Row L to R) WO2 READER, Corporal ROSE, Lieutenant CHANGER, Lieutenant THOMPSON, Captain STEWART, Lieutenant BAILEY, Lieutenant SMALLBONE, WO2 BAYNHAM, Sergeant WALLIS,. (Front row sitting L to R) Private (?) Private (?) and Sergeant RACKS (RAPC)

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo taken at Bisley in 1959 showing (Back row Left to Right) Corporal STAIG (D Company), Sergeant BECKLEY (S Company), Private LONGBOTTOM (B Company) Captain WINTER (B Company), Lieutenant HOBDAY (HQ Company), Lieutenant BAILEY (D Company), Lieutenant SMALLBONE (HQ Company). (Centre row Left to Right ) Colour Sergeant RIXON (HQ Company), Corporal HEWDICK (D Company), Sergeant SIMMONDS (B Company) Captain STEWART (WTO), Private WERSTLAKE (B Company), Lieutenant CHALLENOR (B Company), Captain WALKER (C Company) (Front row with Light Machine Guns) Corporal BULL (D Company) Company Sergeant Major READER (D Company), Company Sergeant Major BAYNHAM (HQ Company) and Sergeant WALLIS

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Sergeants Mess at the Annual Camp at Fort Tregantle, Cornwall, in August 1956. This included: (Back row Left to Right) Sergeants CE SULLIVAN, A BASDEN, LH BECKLEY, DE HARMSWORTH, WWC SHESTHER (REME), AHA ROBERT, CWF CLARKE, FG COOK, AC CREED, AE BOWSHER, ( second row Left to Right) EE QUELCH, DC AYLING, HG BRADLEY, R PHIPPS MM, CW SWINDEN, (ACC) VJ TIMMS, EA EVANS (RAMC), H SESSIONS, A SUTCLIFFE, LF JOHNS, K SZMETER, EK WEEKS ( 3rd Row L To R) BAG WALLIS, CJ JENNER, Colour Sergeants AD JEFFRIES, DA RIXON, G HUNTER, PW BELCHER, CJA BORDER, Sergeants AE PRIOR, JWR TAYLOR, Colour Sergeant GS HAYWARD, PA READER, ER SPRINGTHORPE, TW BYNG, Sergeants AN MAY BEM, JE MANSFIELD, Band Staff Sergeant RW BURROUGHS. (Front row L To R) Company Sergeant Majors BAYHAM, JS EVANS, GW BISHOP, G WHITEWICK, Bandmaster FPW RUST, Lieutenant Colonel JLR METCALF (CO), Regimental Sergeant Major L R HODGES, Captain GP SAVILL (adjutant), Major LO PRICHARD TD (2 i/c) RQMS HS HADEN MBE, Company Sergeant Major AG DUNFORD MM, Company Sergeant Major WA BINDER, Company Sergeant Major H G BECKLEY.

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A colour photo of Sergeants Mess Group at Stanford Camp, Norfolk, with all the Sergeants Mess in White Mess Kit. (Back row, Left to Right) Sergeants Ray GODDARD, John BYLES, Harry BECKMAN, Bob ROBERTS, (?) (?), Champ PRIOR, (?) Drum Major Eric COURTNEY, Allen OSBOURNE, Stan RHODES, Bill HING (A.C.C.) (Middle Row L to R) Sergeants MORTON, Jim JOEL, Pete LANGFORD, Fred COOK, Dave LEADBETTER, Nobby CLARKE, Colour Sergeants John MANSFIELD, Vic MIDDLECOTT, Dave RIXON, Eddie ROCKALL, Vic TIMMS, Les BECKLEY, Arthur JONES, Gordon HUNTER, Brian VAUGHN, (Front row L to R) WO2 Tom BAYNHAM, WO2 George STANLEY, WO2 Pat COLLINS, WO2 George HAYWARD, Major NEWMAN, WO1 (Bandmaster) TAYLOR, General COAD, WO1 (Regimental Sergeant Major) Bate JONES, Lieutenant Colonel Colin WILLING (CO), WO2 Harold HADON (RQMS), Captain Derek WEBB (QM), WO2 Bruce WALLIS, WO2 Alan AULT, WO2 Pete READER and WO2 Sid Wyatt

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph showing the recruit squad "passing out" at Le Marchant Barracks in the early 1950s. Front row fourth from left are Sergeant Bunsell, RSM Godden Lieutenant Aiken, Major Turner. (Tenth from left) Major Wilson (12th) Sergeant Beck.

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Company Sergeant Major H G Beckley (Left) and Sergeant (Drum Major) A G Jones during exercise ?Autumn Crocus? in France in 1961. Drum Major Jones had landed with the 1st Battalion in France in 1939 and returned through Dunkirk. In 1944 he landed on ?D? Day with the 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Company Sergeant Major Beckley was also at the Normandy Landings serving with the 2nd Battalion,Essex Regiment.

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49th Regiment - A sepia photograph of the grave of Assistant Surgeon A.J, Beckworth at Cathcarts Hill Cemetery in the Crimea taken in 1910

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