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SBYRW : 21899

2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photocopy of a photograph of the Machine Gun section at Jhansi in India in June 1913. Standing Left to Right are Privates Hignell, Boshier, Odey, Fawcett, Pocock, Dean. (Sitting Left to Right) Privates Cooling, Saunders, Baigent, Sergeant Hancock, Lieutenant Nugent, L/Corporal Vaughan, Privates Haynes, Bailey, Wheeler. All Infantry battalions, prior to the 1st World War, were equipped with two machine guns. After the outbreak of war in 1914, when the full enormity of the threat became apparent, the machine gun capability was substantially increased, leading to the formation of the Machine Gun Corps, with many of the Battalion?s machine gunners transferring into that unit.

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SBYRW : 33312

1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of ?F? Company in Ireland in July 1907. It shows, in the top row from left to right, Privates Halfacre, Pash, Iisley, Parris, Slade, Newman, Wheeler, Berryman, Snell, Vokes, Jeffrie and Pearce, in the 5th row, Privates Fennell, Moss, Chambers, Angell, Warwick, Spiers, Shayler, Hewitt, Price, and Tebby,.in the 4th Row, L/Corporal Dollery, Privates Godding and King, L/Corporal Dean, Private Somerville, L/Corporal Chandler, Privates Cooling, Cox, Tigwell, Hopkins, Andrews and Luker with, in the 3rd row, Corporal Bradish, Privates Stapley, Goodall, Shorter, Timms, Simpson, Ingram, Sheppard, Buckle, Martin, Smith, Heifnam and Burton, in the 2nd row, Drummer Passmore, Drummer Collyer, L/Corporal Crombleholme, Corporal Wise, Sergeant Addicott, Sergeant Woodley, Sergeant Woolridge, Colour Sergeant Field, Captain A.S. Turner, 2nd Lieutenant P.N. Garnett, Sergeant Thame, L/Sergeant Ryan, L/Corporal Miles, Private Dovey, Drummer Green and Drummer Berry and, finally, in the bottom row from left to right, Privates Tubb, Woolmer, Taylor, Clements, L/Corporal Goodall, Drummer Dunstan, L/Corporal Allington, Privates Burchall and Keen.

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