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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of a trench position in Cyprus in 1964. The Battalion?s first task on arriving in Cyprus in February was to secure the perimeter of Nicosia airfield. The Regimental journal recorded 'For many in the company digging-in had a purpose for the first time and holes went down and overhead cover went up in record time'. Here we see one of ?B? Company?s emplacements with Privates Moody (left) and Downs (right) taking a rest from their labours. The Battalion remained until March then went back to Malta. Rifle companies returned to the island over the next eighteen months.
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of a 3 inch mortar detachment of ?B? Company dug in at Tarhuna, Libya, North Africa in 1963. Each mortar required a crew of three, with a section of mortars controlled and directed by a Mortar Fire Controller. Membership of the mortar platoon was considered to be an honour, until they were required to man-pack the equipment. Left to right are Privates Wheaton, Downs and Emm. In later years many of these men suffered from premature deafness because, at this time, there were no ear defenders.
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - One of a collection of 131 photographs relating to the service of Ex Sergeant Daniel Davis between 1960 and 1974 which are contained on CDRom 21643 This black and white photo shows Sergeant Knight playing quoits watched by Privates Barnes, Vic Hole and Downs in a tented camp in Cyprus in 1964
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - One of a collection of 131 photographs relating to the service of Ex Sergeant Daniel Davis between 1960 and 1974 which are contained on CDRom 21643 This black and white photo shows a mortar platoon Observation Post at Nicosia Airport in Cyprus around 1964 with Privates Keith Moody and Paddy Downs outside it
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - One of a collection of 131 photographs relating to the service of Ex Sergeant Daniel Davis between 1960 and 1974 which are contained on CDRom 21643 This black and white photo shows Privates Wetton, Downs and Emm of 'B' Company on exercise in Libya with a 3 inch mortar when the Battalion was stationed in Malta in 1964
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - One of a collection of 131 photographs relating to the service of Ex Sergeant Daniel Davis between 1960 and 1974 which are contained on CDRom 21643 This black and white photo shows thirteen members of the Battalion, probably of 'B'Company, on exercise in Libya when the Battalion was stationed in Malta around 1964; they include Hole, Duncan, Wetton, Simpson, Buccanon, Knight, Moody, Downs, Emm and Braithwaite
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white copy of a photograph taken in Libya in 1963. This photo shows members of 'B' Company Anti-Tank section at Tarhuna, Libya with, standing, Sergeant Knight and, left to right, Private Duncan, Corporal Hole, Privates Wetton and Dunn, L/Corporal Simpson, Privates Buccanon, Hughs , Moody, Downs, Emm and Braithwaite.
Person(s): Knight,, Sergeant; Duncan,, Private; Hole,, Corporal; Wetton,, Private; Dunn,, Corporal; Simpson,, L/Corporal; Buccanon,, Private; Hughs, Private; Moody,, Private; Downs,, Private; Emm,, Private; Braithwaite,, Private;
4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white group photograph of the MT (Motor Transport) section, Headquarter Company in 1942. In the rear row from left t right are Privates Polden, Everett, Crittle, Bevan, Ford, Rodgman, Long, Collins and Swann. In the 2nd row are Corporal Holbon, Corporal Hazell, Privates Hodges, Thorne, Burton, Lodge, Cannings, Woodbridge, Smith, Stephens, Sanger and Corporal Forsyth. .In the 3rd row are Privates Bodman, Young, Percival, Sergeant Taylor, Lieutenant Powell, Sergeant Hazell, Privates Cole, Prince and Corporal Downs and in the front, again from left to right are Privates Wright, Allen, Coghill, Blake, Coombs, Paul, Pike, Connolly and Priday.
Person(s): Polden, , Private; Everett, , Private; Crittle, , Private; Bevan, , Private; Ford, , Private; Rodgman, , Private; Long, , Private; Collins, , Private; Swann, , Private; Holbon, , Corporal; Hazell, , Corporal; Hodges, , Private; Thorne, , Private; Burton, , Private; Lodge, , Private; Cannings, , Private; Woodbridge, , Private; Smith, , Private; Stephens, , Private; Sanger, , Private; Forsyth, , Corporal; Bodman, , Private; Young, , Private; Percival, , Private; Taylor, , Sergeant; Powell, , Lieutenant; Hazell, , Sergeant; Cole, , Private; Prince, , Private; Downs, , Corporal; Wright, , Private; Allen, , Private; Coghill, , Private; Blake, , Private; Coombs, , Private; Paul, , Private; Pike, , Private; Connolly, , Private; Priday, , Private;
1st Bn. Wiltshire Regiment - A black and White group photograph of 'D' Company in August 1945 in India. It shows, in the rear row from left to right, Privates Evers, Wright, Ogden, Crampton, Faiers and Ketteridge, L/Corporal Ewins, Privates Davis, Rogers, Killick, Quinn, Stacey, Penny., Baker and Gaston. In the 4th row, agan from left to right, are Privates Millard, Ponting, C Glover, Baker, Thompson, Stone, Burrows, Woods, Slade, Winston, Rogers, Downs, Havenhand, Greacy, Tett, and Bowen. In the 3rd Row, from left to right are Privates Bennett, Payne, Burrows, Exell, Lucas, Elson, Mitchell, Brown, Mathews, Ede, Poulton, Williams and Webb, L/Corporal Dyke and L/Corporal Kay. In the 2nd row are Corporal Morgan, L/Corporal Read, Corporal Kemp, Sergeant Uppington, Sergeant Boggis, WO 2 Hibbard, Lieutenant Sievewright, Lieutenant Brown, CQMS Staley, Sergeant Jordan, Sergeant Bailey, Corporal Hillman, L/Corporal Holmes, L/Corporal Munday, L/Corporal Price, Corporal Murphy and Corporal Daniels. In the front row, again left to right, are Privates Pugh, Giller, Starling, Cockran, Fairman, King, Bennett, Wickham, Theobald and Hebden
Person(s): Evers, , Private; Wright, , Private; Ogden, , Private; Crampton, , Private; Faiers, , Private; Ketteridge, , Private; Ewins, , L/Cpl; Davis, , Private; Rogers, , Private; Killick, , Private; Quinn, , Private; Stacey, , Private; Penny, , Private; Baker, , Private; Gaston, , Private; Millard, , Private; Ponting, , Private; Glover, , Private; Thompson, , Private; Stone, , Private; Burrows, , Private; Woods, , Private; Slade, , Private; Winston, , Private; Downs, , Private; Havenhand, , Private; Greacey, , Private; Tett, , Private; Bowen, , Private; Bennett, , Private; Payne, , Private; Exell, , Private; Lucas, , Private; Elson, , Private; Mitchell, , Private; Brown, , Private; Mathews, , Private; Ede, , Private; Poulton, , Private; Williams, , Private; Webb, , Private; Dyke, , L/Cpl; Kay, , L/Cpl; Morgan, , Cpl; Read, , L/Cpl; Kemp, , L/Cpl; Walker, , L/Cpl; Uppington, , Sgt; Boggis, , Sgt; Hibberd, , WO2; Sievewright, , Lieitenant; Brown, , Lieutenant; Staley, , CQMS; Jordan, , Sgt; Bailey, , Sgt; Hillman, , Cpl; Holmes, , L/Cpl; Munday, , L/Cpl; Price, , L/Cpl; Murphy, ,Cpl; Daniels, , Cpl; Pugh, , Private; Giller, , Private; Starling, , Private; Cockram, , Private; Fairman, , Private; King, , Private; Wickham, , Private; Theobald, , Private; Hebden, , Private;