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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Officers, prior to the Battalion sailing for India, at Winchcombe in England in 1941 - the names, and the roles each had in the Battalion, are handwritten on the back of the photo but not very clearly, so some of the names may be misspelt
Person(s): Staples,, Lieutenant; Cooke,, Lieutenant; Wicks, 2nd, Lieutenant; Williams, 2nd, Lieutenant; Whitfield,, Lieutenant; Whitehead, 2nd, Lieutenant; Sealy,, Lieutenant; Borelli, 2nd, Lieutenant; Breton, 2nd, Lieutenant; Eltringham, 2nd, Lieutenant; de Gruchy, 2nd Lieutenant; Oliver Jones, 2nd Lieutenant; Wilkinson, 2nd, Lieutenant; Frost, 2nd, Lieutenant; Randall, 2nd, Lieutenant; Haye,, Lieutenant; Martin,, Lieutenant; Spinner,, Lieutenant; Caldicott Smith, 2nd Lieutenant; Baker, 2nd, Lieutenant; Sykes,, Captain; Davies,, Captain; Dyer,, Captain; Kitney,, Lieutenant; Harris,, Major; Collins,, General; Elliott,, Colonel; Sedgwick,, Captain; Savary,, Major; Walenn,, Major; Barton,, Captain; Sawyer,, Captain; Roberts,, Captain; Golledge,, Captain;
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white "Public Relations" photo of Private Ronald Cooke from Tisbury at an Observation Post in Cyprus when the Battalion was rushed there for peace-keeping duties from Malta in 1964
Person(s): Cooke, R;
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photo of Bandsman Darkie Cook at Mustapha Barracks, Alexandria, in Egypt in 1931
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
Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Wessex Brigade Junior leaders in Oswestry 1962. This image is named with the Duke of Edinburgh soldiers being identified as Junior Privates P. Oakman, D. Reason, B. Bennett, R. Dubell, T. Dunn, R. Hodges, A. Cooper, A. Busson, W. Williams, D. Fletcher, P. Hill, M. Jones, V. Kew and R. Cooke. The names of the remaining soldiers are not catalogued. Photographer; Compton Studio, Oswestry, Shropshire
Person(s): Oakman, P, Junior Private; Reason, D, Junior Private; Bennett, N, Junior Private; Dubell, R, Junior Private; Dunn, T, Junior Private; Hodges, R, Junior Private; Cooper, A, Junior Private; Busson, A, Junior Private; Williams, W, Junior Private; Fletcher, D, Junior Private; Hill, P, Junior Private; Jones, M, Junior Private; Kew, V, Junior Private; Cooke, R, Junior Private;
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A colour photograph of the members of the Warrant Officers and Sergeants Mess at Ballykinler, Northern Ireland, in December 1973. This image is named
Person(s): Venus, J, Sergeant; Cooke, R, Sergeant; Moore, R, Sergeant; Smith, B, Sergeant; Chambers, K, Sergeant; Wilcoxon, J, Staff Sergeant; Butler, R, Sergeant; Scully, S, Sergeant; Mullings, P, Sergeant; Wiggins, D, Sergeant; Turner, B, Sergeant; Swift, R, Sergeant; Padbury, A, Sergeant; Robinson, E, Sergeant; Bailey, D, Sergeant; Hollister, R, Sergeant; Carter, R, Staff Sergeant; Bryant, M, Sergeant; Kew, V, Sergeant; Stacey, P, WO2; Biles, D, Sergeant; Lamb, MN, Sergeant; Baliematuku, S, Sergeant; Turner, A, Sergeant; Jones, B, Sergeant; Baker, G, Sergeant; Clarke, R, Sergeant; Poynter, M, Sergeant; Blandford, P, Sergeant; Hunt, J, Sergeant; Ramshall, D, Sergeant; Long, J, Sergeant; Simons, J, Staff Sergeant; Trench, A, Sergeant; Fisher, R, Sergeant; Benham, D, Staff Sergeant; Haynes, N, Staff Sergeant; Johnson, A, Staff Sergeant; Coveney, R, Drum Major; Green, M, Staff Sergeant; Millard, E, Staff Sergeant; Bayes, T, Staff Sergeant; Head, D, Staff Sergeant; Malcolm, J, Sergeant; Renn, P, Sergeant; Devine, S, Sergeant; Turner, B, WO2; Parfitt, C, WO2; Cockayne, M, WO2; Freelove, T, WO2; Aylward, G, WO2; Stafford, W, WO2; Borlase, N, Bandmaster; Anderson, Sir J, General; Pinchen, G, WO1; Turner, W G R, Lieutenant Colonel; Gilbert, D, WO2; Leadbetter, D, WO2; Wright, W, WO2; Nokes, B, Staff Sergeant; Davis, H, WO2;
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white group photograph of the officers of the Battalion at Crief in Scotland in 1940. The Battalion arrived at this location at the end of June 1940 having fought in the retreat to Dunkirk. The following named officers are in this photograph but their exact position is not known: Lieutenant Chivers, Lieutenant Early, Lieutenant Sarre, Lieutenant D.F. Ballantine, Lieutenant McMurray, Lieutenant Widwell, Lieutenant Power, Lieutenant Clarke, Lieutenant Culverhouse, Lieutenant Watson, Lieutenant (QM) Cooke, Captain Boyd, Captain Hoare, Captain N.E.C. Kenrick, Major Wait MC, Lieutenant Colonel G. Thompson DSO MC, Major Lloyd DSO MC, Captain Goodenough, Captain Hudson, Major C.F. Read.
Person(s): Kenrick, N, Lieutenant Colonel; Chivers, , Lieutenant; Early, , Lieutenant; Sarre, , Lieutenant; Ballantine, D F, Lieutenant; McMurray, , Lieutenant; Widwell, , Lieutenant; Power, , Lieutenant; Clarke, , Lieutenant; Culverhouse, , Lieutenant; Watson, , Lieutenant; Cooke, , Lieutenant; Boyd, , Lieutenant; Hoare, , Lieutenant; Kenrick, N E C, Captain; Wait, , Major; Thompson, , Lieutenant Colonel; Lloyd, , Major; Goodenough, , Captain; Hudson, , Captain;
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of C/ Sergeant C. Cooke. He is wearing the garb of a Wiltshire Farm Worker during one of the Battalion's commemorations of ?The Moonraker? story. All Wiltshire Battalions were known as ?Moonrakers? . It is believed that this photo was taken around 1906.
Person(s): Cooke, C, Colour Sergeant;
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.
Person(s): Butler, B, Private; Cooke, L, Private; Edwards, , Corporal; Wellen, J, Private; Crump, A, Private; Constantinos, G, Private; Skinner, , Private; Sawyer, , Major; Mason, P, Private; Emmons, B, Private; Lucy, , Private;
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
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of a group of band boys of the Band at Tidworth in 1925. The exact location in the photo is not known but they are Band-boys Miniud, Cooke, Filor, Worsdill, Offord, Taylor, McCarraghar, Fulford and Hart.
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of Band boy Cooke (on the left) and McCarraghar at Tidworth in 1925.
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of Bandsman Cooke, on the left, and Smith at Tidworth in 1925.
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of soldiers from the Battalion in Northern Ireland in 1979. It shows. standing from left to right, L/Corporal Paul Cooke, Private John Egan, Private David Trickey, L/Corporal Nicholas Wardell and kneeling, again from left to right, Private S Peake and L/Corporal Paul Murkin.
4th [Reserve] Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photo of a Signallers Group in Dublin in 1918 . Rear row L to R, Private W.E. Wheeler, Private H. Duddell, Lance Corporal F.J. Carter, Lance Corporal E. Smith, Private L T Bolt, Private H G Read, Private A E Wall, [2nd Row L to R) Privates G. Wrentmore, J M, Gautier, W. Smith, G. Thorner, H. Kirk, P.G. Holman, H.G. Locke, S.D. Horman, S.G. Chainey, W. Sargent, A.H. Taylor, W.F. Andrews. [3rd row L to R] Privates F.O. White, A.T. White, H.H. Austin, H.G. White, A.T. Goadby, H.J. Bread, R.W. Farwell, J.M. Muir, T.H. Corpnty. (Front Row L to R) Private A.E. Vockins, Private B. Robinson, Corporal F. Braund, Sergeant E. Dixon, Captain and Adjutant C. Notley, Lieutenant F.J. Baylis (OC Signals), Corporal L.J. Hall, Lance Corporal H.W. Palmer, Private H.W. Cooke, Private R.W. Bryant.
Person(s): Wheeler, W E, Private; Duddell, H, Private; Carter, F J, L/Corporal; Smith, E, Private; Bolt, L T, Private; Read, H G, Private; Wall, A E, Private; Wrentmore, G, Private; Gautier, J M, Private; Smith, W, Private; Thorner, G, Private; Kirk, H, Private; Holman, P G, Private; Locke, H G, Private; Horman, S D, Private; Chainey, S G, Private; Sargent A H, Private; Andrews, W F, Private; White, F O, Private; White, A J, Private; Austin, H H, Private; White, H G, Private; Goadsby, A T, Private; Bread, H J, Private; Farwell, R W, Private; Muir, J M, Private; Corphy, T H, Private; Vockins, A E, Private; Robinson, B, Private; Braund, F, Corporal; Dixon, F, Sergeant; Notley, C, Captain; Baylis, F J, Lieutenant; Hall, L J, Corporal; Palmer, H W, L/Corporal; Cooke, H W, Private; Bryant, R W, Private;
4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of 'C' Company when the Battalion was acting as a Pre-OCTU training establishment near Dorking in 1944; most, if not all, those in the photo have signed it on the back
Person(s): Tomkins,, Sergeant; Burne,, Sergeant; Sanders,, Sergeant; Fuller,, Sergeant; McLeary,, Sergeant; Durrant,, L/Corporal; McCormack,, Sergeant; Brown,, Sergeant; Townley,, Sergeant; Reed,, Sergeant; Brotherton,, Sergeant; Stokes,, Sergeant; Smithers,, Sergeant; Reynolds,, Sergeant; Smith,, Sergeant; Hattey,, Sergeant; Jones,, Sergeant; Hall,, Sergeant; Phillips,, Sergeant; Ricot,, Sergeant; Reynolds,, Private; Ludwig,, Sergeant; Quirk,, Sergeant; Povey, Company, Major; Raynor,, Lieutenant; Flower,, Lieutenant; Massey,, Captain; Redford,, Captain; Karn,, Major; Bailey,, Captain; Eddison,, Captain; Yates,, Lieutenant; Ball,, Lieutenant; Nibbs,, Sergeant; Ellison,, Sergeant; Bartram,, Private; Fleet,, Private; Cooke,, L/Corporal; Todd,, L/Corporal;