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49th Regiment - A sepia photo of a group of Officers, probably in Sheffield, England in 1878. L to R] [1] Captain Edward Thompson Dickson, [2 -Sat -?-], [3 - Standing] Lieutenant  F.B.R.Hemphil[ Died in Malta 1891], [4  -Standing -?-], [5 - Sat 3rd Left] Quartermaster Samuel Deacon, [6 - sat 4th left] Major William Young, [7 -?-], [8 - Stood 3rd Left] Lieutenant  Harry Winton Holden, [9 - stood 4th left] 2nd Lieutenant Elmhirst Rhodes [Brother of Cecil Rhodes], [10 - sat front centre] Lieutenant  Arthur N.  Burns, [11 - sat 5th left] Captain Alfred George Huyshe [Commanded 1 Berks Regt at Battle of Tofrek], [12 - Stood 5th Left] Captain Edward B. Thornton, [13 - sat 6th left] Lieutenant Thomas Fraser King, [14 - Stood 6th left] Lieutenant  E.J. Brooke, [15 - Sat from, far right] Captain Henry Tichborne Smith, [16 - sat far right ] Captain William Stevenson. The Regimental digest of service reads… On 5 Nov 1878, England, Sheffield. Regiment marched here from Aldershot, with a detachment deployed to Tynemouth. Four months later, on 25 March 1879, the Regiment moved to Dover from Sheffield and was joined by the detachment from Tynemouth.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A colour photo of the gravestone of L/Sergeant Alfred George Thomas who died between 22 May and 23 May 1940 during the retreat to Dunkirk and is buried at Roeux Communal Cemetery - the date of the photo is not known

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1st Bn, Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of 6 Platoon B Company taken on 27th April 1994 in Alma Barracks, Catterick, Yorkshire. The photograph was taken shortly after the amalgamation of the Gloucestershire Regiment (28th/61st) and the Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (49th, 62nd, 66th & 99th)

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1st Bn, Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Reconnaissance Platoon taken on 27th April 1994 in Alma Barracks, Catterick, Yorkshire. The photograph was taken shortly after the amalgamation of the Gloucestershire Regiment (28th/61st) and the Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (49th, 62nd, 66th & 99th)

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1st Bn, Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment - A colour photograph of Corporal Deacon taking up a safe position at Drumcree in Northern Ireland in 2001.

Person(s): Deacon, , Corporal;


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Berkshire Home Guard - A black and White photograph of the Leckhampstead detachment about 1941. It shows, in the rear row, from left to right, Privates A. Taylor, N. Matthews, C. Bolton, A. Rosier, D. Miles and E. Barker; in the second row again from left to right, are Privates R. Ford, V. Cannings, J. Baylis, C. Swain, F. Herbert, S. Kempster and C. Bailey; in the front row are Private K. Beckett, L/Corporal E. Deacon, Sergeant C. Greenaway, Lieutenant N.B. Crundall, Lieutenant S.W. Brown, Private A. Goddard, -?-, -?-, and, in the front are Cadets Blogg and Taylor.

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8th Bn, Wiltshire Home Guard - A black and white group photograph of the officers of the battalion taken shortly after formation in 1940. (With overlay indicating the officers names and location in the photo) (Rear row standing L to R) Lieutenant F.J. Moore (Bn HQ), Cataian W. T. Goodwin (?C? Coy), Lieutenant Goodfellow (?A? Coy), Lieutenant T.H. Locker (?C? Coy), Lieutenant S.C. Ingram (?C? Coy), Lieutenant Stock, (?A? Coy), Lieutenant L.A. Sly, (?C? Coy), Major Pomeroy (Post Office), Lieutenant R.J.C. Mansell (Bn HQ), Lieutenant Bevis (?B? Coy), Lieutenant J. Hart, (?B? Coy), Lieutenant Darvill, (?B? Coy), Captain McWilliam, (?A? Coy), Lieutenant Lywood, (Bn HQ), Lieutenant Smith, (?A? Coy), Lieutenant H.G. Sainsbury (Bn HQ), Lieutenant W. Foster (?C? Coy), Lieutenant Deacon, (Electric Light Company Platoon), Lieutenant Belbin, )(?A? Coy), Lieutenant Nicholls, (?A? Coy). (Sat L to R) Major G .S. Fawcett (?A? Coy), Major C.B. Gibbs, (?C? Coy, Captain W.H.R. Blacking (Adjutant), Lieutenant Colonel Freeth (CO), Major Sir H. de C. Martelli, (Second in Command), Major F.W. Van der Kiste (HQ Coy), Lieutenant H.C. Egerton, (R.A.F.O./S Det), Lieutenant F. Crabbe (Wilts and Dorset Platoon), Major S. Collett (?B? Coy). [ Lieutenant Foster subsequently transferred to the 7th Battalion taking command of the Whaddon platoon. At practice of throwing live Mills Grenades an accident occurred when he sacrificed his life, to save those of other present, and he was posthumously awarded the George Cross]

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