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SBYRW : 13674

1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Signal platoon shooting team who were the winners of inter-platoon snap shooting competition at Fyzabad in India around 1929 Photographer; Gaurie Shanker, Fyzabad, India

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SBYRW : 13795

1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A colour photo of the grave marker at Kohima War Cemetery in Burma for Private E Bloomfield who died on 24th April 1944

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SBYRW : 21056

1st Bn, Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Regimental Band taken on 27th April 1994 in Alma Barracks, Catterick, Yorkshire. The photograph was taken shortly after the amalgamation of the Gloucestershire Regiment (28th/61st) and the Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (49th, 62nd, 66th & 99th)

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SBYRW : 26870

2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photocopy of a photo of 3512 Sergeant Alfred Ashley Bloomfield DCM. He enlisted on the 21st April 1895. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his actions in the Boer War.

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SBYRW : 33322

2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of ?A? Company in India believed to have been taken about 1906. It shows, in the top row from left to right, Privates Spooner, Waring, Purdue, Sadler, Townsend, L/Corporal Bellinger, L/Corporal Willoughby, L/Corporal Bradley, Privates Smith, Haunts, Sturgess, Ridge, Stilton, Richardson and Roshier. In the 2nd Row from left to right are Privates Skinner, New, Chandler, Abbott, Trinder, Whatling, Gurney, Gilbert, Morton, Wallis, Morse, Poynter, Molloy, Pratley and L/Corporal Garside. In the 3rd Row from left to right are Private Barnes, L/Corporal Carpenter, Privates Baker, Beasley, Butler, Bristowe, L/Corporal Pearce, L/Corporal Mills, Privates Gilding, Horne, Goddard, Heath, Gee, Hines, Hill and Dobson. In the 4th row from left to right are Privates Dewe, Axton, Arnold, Bowsher, Bowler, Colhoun, White, Holdway, Garrett, L/Corporal Chandler, Privates Lawrence, Bolton, Mills, Lawrence, Lockley, Matthews, Parker and Vicars. In the 5th row from left to right are Privates Robson, Hasmmond, Terry, L/Corporal Woodland, Corporal Tibbles, L/Sergeant Harrowing, Segeant Grey, Colour Sergeant Markham, Lieutenant J. Duberly, Major F.W. Foley DSO, 2nd Lieutenant J.R. Robertson, Sergeant Bloomfield, Sergeant Biggs, L/Sergeant Parker, Corporal Meades, Privates Sedgley, Haynes and Newman. In the front row are Privates Whiting, Perkins, Shave, Drummer McGlinchey, Drummer Greenwood, Boy Shea, Privates Ellis, O?Halloran and Reeves.

Person(s): Spooner, , Private; Waring, , Private; Purdue, , Private; Sadler, , Private; Townsend, , Private; Bellinger, , L/Corporal; Willoughby, , L/Corporal; Bradley, , L/Corporal; Smith, , Private; Haunts, , Private; Sturgess, , Private; Ridge, , Private; Stilton, , Private; Richardson, , Private; Roshier, , Private; Skinner, , Private; New, , Private; Chandler, , Private; Abbott, , Private; Trinder, , Private; Whatling, , Private; Gurney, , Private; Gilbert, , Private; Morton, , Private; Wallis, , Private; Morse, , Private; Poynter, , Private; Molloy, , Private; Pratley, , Private; Garside, , L/Corporal; Barnes, , Private; Carpenter, , L/Corporal; Baker, , Private; Beasley, , Private; Butler, , Private; Bristowe, , Private; Pearce, , L/Corporal; Mills, , L/Corporal; Gilding, , Private; Horne, , Private; Goddard, , Private; Heath, , Private; Gee, , Private; Hines, , Private; Hill, , Private; Dobson, , Private; Dewe, , Private; Axton, , Private; Arnold, , Private; Bowsher, , Private; Bowler, , Private; Colhoun, , Private; White, , Private; Holdway, , Private; Garrett, , Private; Chandler, , L/Corporal; Lawrence, , Private; Bolton, , Private; Mills, , Private; Lockley, , Private; Matthews, , Private; Parker, , Private; Vicars, , Private; Robson, , Private; Hammond, , Private; Terry, , Private; Woodland, , L/Corporal; Tibbles, , Corporal; Harrowing, , L/Sergeant; Grey, , Sergeant; Markham, , Colour Sergeant; Duberly, J, Lieutenant; Foley, F W , Major; Robertson, J R, 2nd Lieutenant; Bloomfield, , Sergeant; Biggs, , Sergeant; Parker, , L/Sergeant; Meades, , Corporal; Sedgley, , Private; Haynes, , Private; Newman, , Private; Whiting, , Private; Perkins, , Private; Shave, , Private; McGlinchey, , Drummer; Greenwood, , Drummer; Shea, , Boy; Ellis, , Private; O'Halloran, , Private; Reeves, , Private;


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SBYRW : 33342

2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Battalion Tug-of-War, Bayonet fighting, and cross country team?s at the Lahore meeting in February 1907. It shows, in the back row from left to right, Sergeant Gaylor, Private Robinson, Private Whatling, Private Shurvill, Private Ford, Private Smith, Private Freeman Private Chivers, Private Williams, -?-, Private Dipper, -?-. -?-, Private Hill, Private Haunts, -?-,and Sergeant Hanks. In the 2nd row from left tp right are -?-, -?-, -?-, Private Gosling, Sergeant Bloomfield DCM, Private Milsom, Private Patston and -?-. In the 3rd row from left to right are Private Packham, Private Butcher, Private Perkins, -?-, -?-, Private Smith, Private Matthews and L/Corporal Williams. In the bottom row from left to right are Private Somerfield, Private Hine, -?-, L/Corporal Banning, Private Osgood, -?-.and -?-.

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SBYRW : 6992

2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white group photograph of the Warrant Officers and Sergeants in Egypt, 1905. Army numbers shown where known.  Back Row - L to R, Sergeant 1769 J. Dyson, Sergeant 4341 W. Hollier, Sergeant 4661 Addicott, [Believed] Sergeant Williams,  [Believed] Sergeant Reeves, Sergeant 2357 A. Dunston, Sergeant 3512 or 3448 Bloomfield DCM, Sergeant 3885 C. Littlewood, Sergeant 5117 Farmer, Sergeant 4603 C. Cornish. [Second Row from back L to R] Sergeant Gash, Sergeant 3604 S. Bryant, Sergeant Cole, Sergeant 4638 E. Bennett, Sergeant 3365 W. Day, Sergeant 2229 W. Ryan, Sergeant 4772 W. Thame, Sergeant 4664 J. Didcock, [Believed Sergeant Marsh, Sergeant 5036 A. Miller. [Third row from rear L to R ]Sergeant 4562 W. Wiggins, Sergeant 2319W. Knowler, Sergeant 4737 C. Godfrey, S Sergeant 4580 F. Tuttle DCM, Sergeant 3833 S. Robinson, Sergeant 4693 W. Aldworth, Sergeant 4524 F. Dyer, Sergeant 4599 A. Parfitt,  -?-, -?-. [forth row from rear L to R ]. Sergeant 3705 E. Borton, Sergeant 4825 A. Coveney, Sergeant 4386 C. Bostock, Sergeant 4455 F. Gash, Sergeant Hudson, Sergeant Preston, Sergeant 3418 W. Holley, Sergeant Bridges, Sergeant 2261 J. Sawyer, Sergeant Freed. [Front Row L to R] C/Sergeant 1094 T. Frape,  C/Sergeant 2250 R. Watkins, C/Sergeant 1737 J.W. Montague, C/Sergeant 2769 H. Quick, Sergeant Major J.H. Firth,  Major McCracken, Major H M Finch, Bandmaster 514 S. Dore, Drum Major 2431 H.S. Lickman, C/Sergeant 2462 F. Goodey, C/Sergeant 4437 G. Champion, Drum Major 3597 W. Taylor.  [NOTE - Sergeant Bloomfield DCM  died on the 22nd May 1927 at Battersea of coal gas poisoning. Bandmaster Dore  had fought at Tofrek in the Sudan, Sergeant Addicot was awarded a DCM in 1918 whilst serving with the British West Indies Regiment in Egypt. Sergeant Farmer became a Sergeant Major in the 5th (Service) Battalion. He was killed in action on the 13th October 1915. Sergeant Lainsbury was recalled in 1914 and became the RSM of the 8th [Service] Battalion winning a DCM] 

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