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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A colour photo of the gravestone of Private Frank Albert Cotton who died on the retreat to Dunkirk on 27 May 1940 and is buried in Oostaverne Wood Cemetery - the date of the photo is not known

Person(s): Cotton, F A, Private;


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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photo of the left half of 'D' Company Musketry Team who were the winners of the Brooke Bond Cup 1908-9 at Meerut, India - a second copy, on a page torn from a small booklet, is on the reverse of Artefact 15221

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment ? A sepia photograph of members of the Officers Mess in Rawalpindi, , India, January 1884 (rear row standing from le ft to right) Major C.H. Scott-Kennedy, Brooke, -?-, Quartermaster D. Strachan, Lieutenant E. Eicke, Lieutenant H.M.R. Menzies, Captain C.H. Alexander, Captain H.C. Harford, Lieutenant F.S. Picot, Major R.B. Cotton. Front row (sat left) Lieutenant R.H.P. Snow, (Centre) Captain H.W. Rowden. (Front row 3rd from left) Lieutenant J.N.S. Guille. This image shows that the diced band Glengarry cap was being worn after the change of designation to the 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the officers in Peshawar in India in 1887. Sat far left are Major H.C. Harford, (front row far left), Lieutenant A.W. Hastead, (stood far left) Lieutenant A.A.S. Barnes, (second from left, second row) Lieutenant A.G. Jeffreys, (rear row far left) Lieutenant N.D. MacDonald, (far right) Captain J S Hanson Remainder in photo but exact location not known. Lieutenant E.C. Eiche, Major R.B. Cotton, Quartermaster D. Strachan, Lieutenant F.S. Picot, Lieutenant Colonel C.L. Harvey, Captain A.V. Payne, Captain H.W. Rowden, Lieutenant R.H.P. Snow, Lieutenant E.H.J. Reay, Lieutenant H.M.R. Menzines.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia portrait photograph of Colonel Robert Benjamin Cotton. He joined the 99th Regiment in 1869, serving in the Zulu War of 1879-1880. When the Regiments were linked under the Cardwell Reforms he later served with the 1st Battalion. He left the Regiment, it is believed, in 1890

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the winning team for the Brook Bond Cup, 1908-1909 from ?D? company. In the rear row from left to right are L/Corporal Hart, Privates Walker, Rowe, Miller, Ballard and Whiting. In the middle row from left to right are Privates Squires, Estall, L/Corporal Wiltshire, Privates Burgess, Whiting, Blanchard and Craft. Seated left to right are L/Corporal Doe, L/Corporal Warner, Colour Sergeant Dyer, Lieutenant C.L. Waters, Sergeant Harman, L/Corporal Beard and Private Cotton.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Battalion bayonet fighting team, believed to have been taken in 1909 with standing, from left to right, Private Cotton, Private Dore, L/Corporal Doe, Private Gilbert, L/Corporal Iisley and Private Savage. Seated from left to right are Private Donovan, Sergeant Embling and L/Corporal Hedges.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Battalion bayonet fighting team in 1909. This team was the winning team in the Meerut Division Assault at Arms competition. Stood far left is L/Corporal Potter, stood far right is Private Cotton, seated left is Sergeant Embling, seated centre is Sergeant Major Quick and stood 3rd from the left is Private Donovan

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Private Cotton dressed in what was described as ?His War kit? 1914. He is in marching order and we believe that this photo was taken by Lieutenant Colonel Graham and that Private Cotton was probably his batman (Servant)

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of a group of officers in India 1887. Only a few of these officers have been identified. Standing left is Lieutenant A.W. Hastead, (Sat centre) Lieutenant Colonel T.F. Todd, (sat centre ? wearing medals) Lieutenant Colonel C.L.Harvey, (Sat 6th from left) Major R.B. Cotton, (7th from left) Lieutenant H.M.R. Menzies,(8th from left) Captain F.S. Picot, (9th from left standing) Lieutenant R.H.P. Snow, (far right ? sat) Captain G.P. Hatch. (Stood rear row 2nd from right) Major H.C. Harford.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of a group of officers in India in 1890 with in the front row from left to right are Major R.B. Cotton, 2nd Lieutenant S.H. Pollen, 2nd Lieutenant S.G. Knox, 3rd from the left ? standing, 2nd Lieutenant A. E. Beadon, seated front centre is Lieutenant E. C. Eicke, standing in the centre, Captain E.G. Hill, seated 4th from the left is Captain C.J. Randolph, seated 5th left ? civilian clothes is Captain A.V. Payne, seated far right is Lieutenant E.H.J. Beay, standing far right is Lieutenant G. J. Dickson and. standing 2nd row 2nd from left is Major H.C. Harford.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of a caricature of Lieutenant Colonel Robert Benjamin Cotton drawn in 1893.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Battalion's cricket team in the Curragh Camp, Ireland in 1892 after a match against the 18th Royal Irish Regiment. Seated in the centre is Lieutenant Colonel Robert Benjamin Cotton and in the front row far right, also seated, is Corporal Walker,

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photo of the Battalion Bayonet fighting team, the winners of the Meerut D-arms in 1909 - a second copy, on a page torn from a small booklet, is on the reverse of Artefact 15110

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Battalion Corporals at Crownhill Barracks, Plymouth around 1924. Photographer; Gale and Polden Ltd., Aldershot (Copyright)

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