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1st/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A colour photo of the gravestone of Corporal William Charles Cook who was killed in action on 22nd August 1917 and is buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery in Belgium. The photograph was taken in summer 2004 Photographer: Mr J Chapman

Person(s): Cook, Corporal W C;


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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo taken at Annual Camp at Fort Tregantle, Cornwall, in 1956 showing the Wooden shooting spoon, for the worst shot in the Mess, being given to Sergeant Sid (Feathers) WYITE watched by Sergeant Fred COOK, Sergeant Brian VAUGHAN, Regimental Sergeant Major Les HODGES, Sergeant Pete BARRATT, Sergeant SWINDON, Company Sergeant Major BRINDEN, Company Sergeant Major DURNFORD and Company Sergeant Major Tommy BAYNHAM

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Royal Berkshire Regiment detachment for the Queens Review of the Territorial Army in Hyde Park in 1958. The photo was actually taken at Plasterdown camp and shows Major WILLING (i/c Party), Captain PAXTON, Captain Shaw STEWART, Company Sergeant Major WHITEWICK, Sergeant CLARKE, Sergeant MAY BEM, L/Corporal DAY, Colour Sergeant RIXON, Company Sergeant Major BISHOP, Company Sergeant Major READER, Company Sergeant Major BAYNHAM, Corporal WINCHCOMBE, Corporal COURTNEY and Sergeant COOK.

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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 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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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of (Left to Right) Signaller Les Devine, 'Bub' Cooke and 'Happy' Hopkins just before leaving Cyprus in 1959 for demobilisation

Person(s): Devine, L; Cooke,; Hopkins,;


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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A digital black and white image of ?C? Company in Ahmednagar, India, April 1944. Only a few of these soldiers are named. (Right to left in the top row are 1, Privates Bill Butler, 4th, Les Cooke, 13th Corporal Edwards, 14th, Private J Wellen. In the 2nd Row Right to left are Privates Albert Crump, 4th George Constantinos (5349593), 6th, Skinner, (4th Row ? centre) Major Sawyer, (Bottom row Right to lft are 1st Privates Percy Mason, Bert Emmens, 8th Lucy. At this time the Battalion was part of the 2nd Division.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A colour digital group image of ?A? Company on the 8th June 1984 on the occasion of the presentation of new Colours at Canterbury..In the back row from left to rtight are Privates O'conner and Melvin, Corporal Hignett, Privates Horton, Langdon, Skinner, Byrne, Money, Hudd, Domjan, Kerr, Corns and Reason. L/Corporals Bowler, Wright, Corporal and Stanley. In the third row again from left to right, Privates Bolton, Gollop, Gardiner and Townley, Corporal McIntyre, L/Corporal Hopgood, Privates Leeson, Crew, Cross, Gibbins, Thomas, McDonald, Holmes, Lilley and Smith 37, Corporal Annear and Privates Quatermain and Reynolds.. In the second row from left to right/ are Privates Ockwell, Critcher, Humphries, Farrington, Noonan, Sims and Hunter, Corporal Evans, Privates Panting, Immerson, Friday and Whitehurst, Corporal Probets, L/Corporal Edwards, Privates Cannon, Cocken and Anderson, L/Corporal Smith and Private Gardner. In the front row are Private Smith 02, Sergeants Christian, Cox and Truman, C/Sergeant North, CSM (WO2) Godwin, Major Lake, Captain Thornell, Lieutenants Smith and Dennis and Privates Speck, Harris, Fodey, Cook and Powell.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A digital black and white image of soldiers from ?B? Company in one of the infamous company clubs located in the attic of the barrack blocks in Clifton Barracks, Minden, West Germany. These became known for very heavy drinking sessions which the authorities thought would keep the drinking in house. Normally after or about midnight many of these soldiers (providing they had cash) would go over the camp perimeter wire to enjoy the delights of Minden. [Note ? at this time there was a curfew for troops to be in camp by midnight due to the behaviour of a previous Regiment. The curfew was breached every night. The photo shows, from left to right, Privates Precious, Sheridan, Stanley, Jessemey, Harrison, Hodder., L/Corporal Cooke, Thomas and North

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A digital black and white image of the sets of brothers serving in the battalion in Clifton Barracks, Minden, West Germany in 1968 Dando. 2 L/Corporal E Stockley, L/Corporal R Stockley 3 Private B Sillence, Private A Sillence, 4 L/Corporal R White, Private A White 5 Private M Browne, L/Corporal A Browne, 6 0Private Peter Choules, Private Paul Choules, 7 Corporal W Potter, Sergeant E Potter, 8 Corporal M Collins, Private F Collins, 9 Private C Watton, Sergeant T Watton, 10 Private A Watson, Private N Watson, 11 Private B Barnfield, Private K Barnfield, 12 Private C Cook, Private B Cook, 13 L/Corporal A Sawyer, Private G Sawyer, 14 Private A Hiscock, Private N Hiscock 15 Corporal T Iles, Private R Iles (NOT PRESENT) Corporal M Burton, Private B Burton, Private R Edmonds, Private P Edmonds, Private Jordan, Private Jordan, Private Maher and Private Maher.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white digital image of Private Leslie Cook with a GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun) located in a skylight observation position in Toomebridge, Northern Ireland in the period 1973 to 1975. He was deployed as a signaller at this location which, in the past, had been attacked by the IRA.

Person(s): Cook, L, Private;


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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia digital image of three soldiers of ?D? Company at Mingladon Huts (18 miles north of Rangoon) about 1945-1946. From left to right, they are L/Corporal Alan Osborne, Private Nick Carter and Private Peter Cook.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia digital image of ?D? Company at Kalaw, Burma in 1946. In the back row from the left is Corporal Messenger, (4th) is Private Le Cras, (9th) is Private Harding, (4th row) 4th Left,is Private Liles, (8th) is L/Corporal Lambden, (3rd Row from the left are Private Fowler and Corporal Cook, (2nd Row) 2nd Left is Private Carter,(6th) is L/Corporal Osborne, (7th) L/Corporal Johnson, (8th) L/Corporal Levy, (front Row left to right are Private Romain, Sergeant Duncan, Sergeant Foxwell, C/Sergeant Greene, Lieutenant Wilkie, -?-, WO 2 (CSM) Pearson, Sergeant Welch, -?-, -?-, -?-.

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5th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A digital colour photograph of the Regimental Museum Curator , Simon Cook (on the left) talking to Colonel Phillip King on the occasion of the burial of Private Lewis Curtis at Oosterbeck Cemetery, Arnhem in 2012.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A digital black and white copy of a photograph of Drummer Cook [Attached to ?C? Company] in Londonderry, Northern Ireland August - December, 1969.

Person(s): Cook, , Drummer;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A digital colour image of what is believed to be Battalion Headquarters staff in Canterbury in the nid1980s. [Rear Row L to R] Corporal Garner, -?-, Corporal Maine, -?-, L/Corporal Nichol. [Seated L to R] C/Sergeant Duran, Major Parslow, Lieutenant Colonel Mackereth, Captain Simon Cook, -?-.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment - A digital black and white photograph of soldiers from the battalion in a publicity photograph whilst based in Warminster, Wiltshire 1976 - 1978 as the Demonstration Battalion. [L to R] Corporal Christian, -?-, Lieutenant Simon Cook, Corporal Allen [Anti-Tank platoon]

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A digital black and white photograph of soldiers from the battalion in a publicity photograph whilst based in Warminster, Wiltshire 1976 - 1978 as the Demonstration Battalion. [L to R] Captain Norman West -?-, Lieutenant Simon Cook.

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