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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photo of a Meeting of the South African Branch of the Old Comrades at Pietermaritzburg in South Africa in 1952

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7th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of three soldiers of the battalion in Salonika sometime between 1915 and 1918; they are Corporal W Brown, L/Corporal Farmer, and Private Bennett. Corporal Brown has been identified as Acting Sergeant 54255 W Brown M.S.M. who had previous service in the 12th Bn, Gloucestershire Regiment (Number 20253)

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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white copy of a photograph of the Warrant Officers, Staff Sergeants and Sergeants of the Battalion. It is believed this photo was taken in Brock Barracks shortly after formation in 1914. The image is named, and also indicates if the soldier was killed or wounded.

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the South African Branch of the Old Comrades Association at Pietermaritzburg on the 8th November 1952. Most of these men were Boer War Veterans. This image is named.

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the South African Branch of the Old Comrades Association at Pietermaritzburg on the 11th November 1962. They were at the home address of Mr and Mrs J Collett, a member of the branch. Front row (kneeling) Mr W Andrews. (Sitting) (L to R) Messrs D F Stevens, H Farmer, H Hughs, S Ludlow, (Back Row) Messrs S Dear, J F Denley, Major J C Lawrence, J Collett, J Dear, E D Andrews, R Miles, P W Mobey. Most of these men were Boer War Veterans.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of ?F? Company in India, believed to have been taken in 1907. Only part of the 2nd row from the front are named Seated left to right are -?-, Private Busby, L/Corporal Laing, Corporal Atkins, Band Sergeant Champion, 2nd Lieutenant Lewis, Captain W.B. Thornton, Colour Sergeant Farmer, Sergeant Inman, Corporal Crittenden, L/Corporal Bowler, L/Corporal Gibson and L/Corporal Newport.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Staff and Colour sergeants, India, believed to have been taken in 1909. In the rear row from left to right are Pioneer Sergeant Luty, Sergeant Macey, Band Sergeant Champion and Cook Sergeant Wells. In the middle row, from left to right, are Colour Sergeant Farmer, Colour Sergeant Gash, Colour Sergeant Tuttle DCM, Armourer Sergeant Smith, Colour Sergeant Wiggins, Colour Sergeant Aldworth and Orderly Room Colour Sergeant Godfrey. Seated from left to right are Colour Sergeant Holley, Quartermaster Sergeant Twitchen, Band Master Davett, Sergeant Major Quick, School Master Mr Holloway, Colour Sergeant Lainsbury and Colour Sergeant Markham.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Battalion shooting team that won the Hopton Cup probably in 1907 showing in the rear row Private W. Shergold, Private E. Middlewick, L/Corporal H.C. Taylor, Private J. Stevens, Private W. Payne, Private W. Cole and L/Corporal F. Newman'. In the middle row are Private J.Amor, Private B. Best, Private C. Potter, Private T. Choules, Private W. Squires and Private E. Woodward. In the front row are Private J. Freebury, Private J. Woods, C/Sergeant W. Liddard, Major G.C. Rigby, Private B. Dobson, Private H.J. Farmer and Private S. Dean.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the winning Battalion team that won the Natal Challenge Cup and the Maritzburg Challenge cup in 1910 with, in the rear row left to right, Private Farmer, Private Bigwood, Private Diffel, Private Colenut, L/Corporal Corbin, Private Francis and Sergeant Barker; in the middle row again from left to right, are Private Maslin (kneeling), Private Paget (seated), Captain Carter, Lieutenant Colonel Warden, Lieutenant Broome and L/Corporal Andrews. In the middle front are Privates Bromham and Butler

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia group photograph of the officers in Hong Kong in 1920 showing standing, from left to right, Lieutenant Samut, Lieutenant Farmer, Lieutenant J H, Peacock, Lieutenant C,Sargeaunt, Lieutenant Holford, Lieutenant Denne, Lieutenant H R, Hicks, Lieutenant R M P, Beaven, Lieutenant Jessel, Lieutenant A R, Moore MM, Lieutenant Hannam, Lieutenant Anderson and Lieutenant Coelsford. Seated, again from left to right, Lieutenant J, Dodington, Captain J D, James MC, Captain P S L, Beaver, Major Timmis, Major Law, Lieutenant Colonel Wyndham, Captain(Adjutant) Bleckley, Major Le Huquet, Major R P, Culver, Major Rapson, Captain E L, Betts and Captain (Quartermaster) O? Hanlon.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia group photograph of the officers in Hong Kong in 1920. In the rear row, from let to right, are Captain Legg, Lieutenant Farmer, Lieutenant Thompson, Lieutenant Moore MM, Lieutenant Jessel, Lieutenant A J Samut MC and Lieutenant E A Halford. In the middle row are Major Rapson, Captain E L Betts, Captain J D James MC, Lieutenant Dodington, Lieutenant H R Hicks, Lieutenant R M P Beaven, Lieutenant Denne, Lieutenant Sargeaunt, Lieutenant Anderson, Lieutenant Hannam, Lieutenant Coelsford and Lieutenant Peacock. In the front are Captain A S Hooper, Captain P S L Beavor MC, Major A L Timmis MC, Major C H Laws, Lieutenant Colonel Wyndham, Captain A. H. Bleakley, Major R P Culver, Major G Le Huquet and Captain (Quartermaster ) O? Hanlon.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia group photograph of the officers in Bangalore, India in 1922. It shows, in the rear row from left to right 2nd Lieutenant Guise and 2nd Lieutenant Reuse, in the middle row Lieutenant Farmer, Captain (Quartermaster) O? Hanlon, Lieutenant Halford, Captain Bleckley, Lieutenant Hicks, Lieutenant Moore and Captain James and, seated, Captain Shelford, Captain Segrave, Major Timmis, Lieutenant Colonel Wyndham, Major R P,Culver, Major Wallis and Captain Betts.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Singapore combined services football team in 1935. This team were the winners of the Singapore combined services football competition in 1935. This team were the winners of the Philippine Island national soccer championship. The team includes the following Wilshire Regiment soldiers. In the rear row 2nd from the left is Private Astle, L/Corporal Morris, Private Coleman, Corporal Nutland, L/Corporal Farmer and (8th) is Private Baker. Seated 2nd from the left is 2nd Lieutenant T.A. Arnold, L/Corporal Nicholson (Captain) and Lieutenant G. Wort, (The remainder of the teams' names are known but not listed)

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white group photograph of the No 1 (Sergeants Colour Company on the occasion of the anniversary of the Battle of Ferozeshah held at Fort St George India in 1940. In the rear row are Sergeants, Tanner, Webbere, Loane, Enness, Oram, Farmer, Cordery and L/Sergeant Nutland, Sergeant Cooper, L/Sergeant Scott, L/Sergeant Davis, Sergeant Gilbert, L/Sergeant Unwin, Sergeant Mortimer, Sergeant Ellis, Sergeant White, Sergeant Hobbs and L/Sergeant Mortimer. In the middle row are Sergeants Allen, Peacock, L/Sergeant Haines, L/Sergeant Spratt, Armourer Sergeant Smith, Sergeant Daniels, L/Sergeant Hollingsworth, Drum Major White, L/Sergeant Morley, Sergeant Brett, Sergeant Harvey, Sergeant Uren, Sergeant Hart and L/Sergeant West. In the front row areOrderly Room Colour Sergeant Ruse, CQMS Smith, CQMS Dixey, PSM Trinder, PSM Morris, CSM Andrews, CSM Chalk, CSM Nichols, RSM W H Milsom, Bandmaster Mr W T Atkins, RQMS Simper, CSM Goswell, CSM Brown, PSM Blake, CQMS Baggs, CQMS Dunkjley and CQMS Bailey.

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The Battalion's 1st eleven football team in Egypt, 1930

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Battalion's 1st eleven soccerl team in Egypt in 1930. It shows, standing from left to right Sergeant Chalk (Captain), Private Hansford, Private Higgins, WO 2 (CSM) Burrows and L/Corporal Voller. Seated from left to right are L/Corporal; Nicholson, Private Harris, Private Palmer, Major Oliphant MC (OIC Football), Private Salmons, Private Voller and Private Farmer.

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The photograph

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photo of some officers and Staff Sergeants in Malta in 1888. Most if not all of these soldiers would have fought in the Egyptian Campaign and Tofrek. (Standing L to R) Master Tailor -?-, Sergeant Parmenter, Sergeant Casey, Sergeant Harding, Sergeant Waldeck, Sergeant Homer, Sergeant Redstone, Sergeant O; Donnell. (Sat L to R) Canteen Sergeant Frank Ford, Drum Major Pepper, Bandmaster Farmers, Major (Quartermaster) Brown, Sergeant Dewar, Drum Major Fawcett, Sergeant Hutchins, Sergeant Morse.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white group photograph of the Warrant Officers and Sergeants in Egypt, 1905. Army numbers shown where known.  Back Row - L to R, Sergeant 1769 J. Dyson, Sergeant 4341 W. Hollier, Sergeant 4661 Addicott, [Believed] Sergeant Williams,  [Believed] Sergeant Reeves, Sergeant 2357 A. Dunston, Sergeant 3512 or 3448 Bloomfield DCM, Sergeant 3885 C. Littlewood, Sergeant 5117 Farmer, Sergeant 4603 C. Cornish. [Second Row from back L to R] Sergeant Gash, Sergeant 3604 S. Bryant, Sergeant Cole, Sergeant 4638 E. Bennett, Sergeant 3365 W. Day, Sergeant 2229 W. Ryan, Sergeant 4772 W. Thame, Sergeant 4664 J. Didcock, [Believed Sergeant Marsh, Sergeant 5036 A. Miller. [Third row from rear L to R ]Sergeant 4562 W. Wiggins, Sergeant 2319W. Knowler, Sergeant 4737 C. Godfrey, S Sergeant 4580 F. Tuttle DCM, Sergeant 3833 S. Robinson, Sergeant 4693 W. Aldworth, Sergeant 4524 F. Dyer, Sergeant 4599 A. Parfitt,  -?-, -?-. [forth row from rear L to R ]. Sergeant 3705 E. Borton, Sergeant 4825 A. Coveney, Sergeant 4386 C. Bostock, Sergeant 4455 F. Gash, Sergeant Hudson, Sergeant Preston, Sergeant 3418 W. Holley, Sergeant Bridges, Sergeant 2261 J. Sawyer, Sergeant Freed. [Front Row L to R] C/Sergeant 1094 T. Frape,  C/Sergeant 2250 R. Watkins, C/Sergeant 1737 J.W. Montague, C/Sergeant 2769 H. Quick, Sergeant Major J.H. Firth,  Major McCracken, Major H M Finch, Bandmaster 514 S. Dore, Drum Major 2431 H.S. Lickman, C/Sergeant 2462 F. Goodey, C/Sergeant 4437 G. Champion, Drum Major 3597 W. Taylor.  [NOTE - Sergeant Bloomfield DCM  died on the 22nd May 1927 at Battersea of coal gas poisoning. Bandmaster Dore  had fought at Tofrek in the Sudan, Sergeant Addicot was awarded a DCM in 1918 whilst serving with the British West Indies Regiment in Egypt. Sergeant Farmer became a Sergeant Major in the 5th (Service) Battalion. He was killed in action on the 13th October 1915. Sergeant Lainsbury was recalled in 1914 and became the RSM of the 8th [Service] Battalion winning a DCM] 

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