6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the officers at Lavant Camp in August 1939. In the rear row from left to right are 2nd Lieutenants M.H. Barton, R.H. Meggar, J.W. Caggarky, K. Powell, A.P.H. Greenly and P.A.E. Watson. In the middle row are 2nd Lieutenant F.J. Coker, 2nd Lieutenant H.W. Earthnow, Lieutenant R.E.C. Oades, 2nd Lieutenant L.O. Prichard, 2nd Lieutenant G.E. Player, 2nd Lieutenant R.G. Wowen, 2nd Lieutenant F.K. Carter, 2nd Lieutenant R.J. Hope, 2nd Lieutenant Blake-Tyler, 2nd Lieutenant P.H.A. Brownrigg, Lieutenant G. Walter (RAMC), 2nd Lieutenant S.M. Fox and 2nd Lieutenant R.H. Dodds. Seated from left to right are Lieutenant B.C.D. Eastick, 2nd Lieutenant R.H. Greet, Major and Quartermaster Mr F. Tynan, Major J.F. Underhill (second in command), Lieutenant Colonel G. Trimmer-Thompson MC (late Green Howards), Captain and Adjutant A.W. Dolby, Major H.P. Verey, Captain K.A.N. Thwaite, Lieutenant F.G. England and Lieutenant R.J. Trimmer. [This unit was an off shoot of the 4th Battalion and formed on the 1st July 1939 in response to the threat coming from Germany]
6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white group photograph of the officers at Coleraine, Northern Ireland in November 1940. It shows, in the rear row from left to right Lieutenant F.K. Carter, Lieutenant J.W. Cassidy, 2nd Lieutenant K.E. Seel, 2nd Lieutenant D.J. Carr, 2nd Lieutenant T. Wetherall, Lieutenant K.N. Powell, 2nd Lieutenant W.P. Burke and Lieutenant G.E. Player. In the middle row are 2nd Lieutenant T. Frost, Lieutenant T. Moss, Lieutenant P.A. E. Watson, 2nd Lieutenant D. Norton, Lieutenant J.F. Coker, Lieutenant R. Dodds, Lieutenant W. Haynes, 2nd Lieutenant C. Crutwell, Lieutenant A.P.H. Grissuly and Captain E. Ward. Seated are Lieutenant Goldman (RAMC), Lieutenant and Quartermaster G. Pearson, Captain R. Owen, Major P. Serocold, Major H.P. Verey, Lieutenant Colonel K.P. Smith OBE, Captain and Adjutant A.C. Showdee, Major J.F. Underhill, Captain R.J. Trimmer, Captain S.M. Fox and Lieutenant C.G. Mitchell. [Absent from the photo are Captain R. Guset, Lieutenants C.J. Lear, F.G. England, and R.N. Innis.]
6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white group photograph of the officers in Belmont Camp, Londonderry in December, 1941. In the rear row from leftto right are Lieutenant C.G. Fox, 2nd Lieutenant W.P. Burke, 2nd Lieutenant C. Courtney, 2nd Lieutenant C. Crutwell, 2nd Lieutenant R.J. Wilkins, 2nd Lieutenant D.J. Savill, Lieutenant F.K. Carter, 2nd Lieutenant H. Farrar, 2nd Lieutenant J. Blagden, 2nd Lieutenant J. Mcbald and 2nd Lieutant D. Hill. In the middle row from lrft to right are 2nd Lieutenant F. Clarke, Lieutenant R. Burn (RAMC), Captain F.J. Coker, Captain R. Dodd, Lieutenant T. Frost, Lieutenant R.N.Irvine, 2nd Lieutenant T. Wetherall, Lieutenant T. Moss, 2nd Lieutenant C.J. Leat, Lieutenant D. Norton and Captain A.W. Kirby. In the front row from left to right are Captain C.G.Mitchell, Captain P.H. Greet, Lieutenant Colonel K.P. Smith OBE, Major P.J. Trimmer, Captain E. Ward, Captain G. Payne, Major H.P. Verey, Captain and Adjutant A.C. Showden and Reverend -?-. [Absent from the photo are Captain G.E. Player, Captain P. W Watson, 2nd Lieutenants K. Seel, M. Boodenham, D.J. Carr and H.F. Ward]
...1944 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
0530: A search was made of the area in which the German patrol was ambushed and one German was found. He was quite unhurt, and had become separate from the patrol and had decided to lie up and go back the next night.
During the day there was a slight increase...