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Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white copy of a photograph showing the first contingent of Reservists being inspected on the square at the Depot of the Royal Berkshire Regiment at Brock Barracks, Reading, August, 1914, after which, they proceeded to Aldershot to join the 1st Battalion. The officer on the right (with stick) is Major FOLEY, Officer Commanding the Depot who went on to form the 5th (Service) Battalion and was later wounded in France. Most of the men on parade would have had a minimum of seven years service with the Colours. The Barrack block behind the men is still in use by today's Territorial Army.

Person(s): Foley,, Major;


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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white copy of a photograph of the cadre of the Battalion outside Reading Railway station on the 18th June 1919. The cadre consisted of four officers and 38 men. They were welcomed outside the station by their first Commanding Officer, Colonel F.W. Foley. This image shows the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Goodland, in front of his men facing Colonel F.W. Foley. Included in the 38 men were 16 of the originals who went out to France in 1915, including Private Harry Harding. After a civic reception at the town hall, the Colours were laid up in St Laurence's Church, Friar Street, Reading where they can be seen to this day.

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1st Bn, Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph showing wounded soldiers of the 1st Battalion at the Netley Military Hospital, 16 May 1885. All had been wounded by swords or spears in the Sudan and are shown wearing the regulation hospital uniform. Left to right are Privates Foley, Powell, Murgatroyd, Corporal Tugwell (seated), Private Jeffries, Drummer A King, Private Jeffries was born in Harwell, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire) and joined the 1st Battalion in 1882. He embarked at Chatham on the SS Australia in September 1884 arriving in Egypt the following month. He was present with the Battalion at Suakin in 1885 and was severely wounded at Tofrek. He returned to England on the Iberia where he was admitted to Netley Hospital. On 21 July 1885, it was stated that ?the movement of fingers on both hands was impaired? and he was discharged as medically unfit for further service. Drummer Arthur King applied for pensioner status at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in 1931. Prior to enlistment he was a wheelwright and carpenter.

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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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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of thirteen officers in Cyprus in 1887. showong, in the rear row left to right, Lieutenants J.H.W. Southey, J.R.Wigan, H.M. Finch, C.Moore, L.F.A. Barlow, F.W. Foley, in the middle row-sitting Major H.S. Hassard, Captain H.L. Lee, Lieutenant and Quartermaster Mr. Ford, Captain E. Rhodes.and in the front row, Lieutenants A.S. Cave and R.B. Swinton.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of Polo teams in Cyprus in 1887. Thephoto shows, from left to right, Lieutenant J.H.W. Southey, Lieutenant A.S. Cave, Lieutenant H.G. Fitton, Surgeon Captain H.E.R. Jones (Army Medial Corps) , Major E.W.D. Ward (Army Service Corps) Lieutenant R.G. Chase, Captain E. Rhodes, Lieutenant F.W. Foley, Captain H. Gibbings (APD)

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Polo team in Cyprus in 1887.showing, from left to right standing, Lieutenant F.W. Foley, Lieutenant H.M. Finch, Lieutenant J.R. Wigan, Lieutenant C. Moore and sitting, Lieutenant R.B. Swinton, Lieutenant L.F.A. Barlow, Lieutenant A.S. Cave, Lieutenant H.L. Lee and Captain E. Rhodes.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Officers in Cyprus in 1887 showing, in the rear row from left fo right, Lieutenant H.G. Fitton, Lieutenant H.B. Swinton, Lieutenant C. Moore, Lieutenant J.R. Wigan, Lieutenant H.M. Finch, sitting, Lieutenant A.S. Cave, Captain and Quartermaster Mr T. Ford, Major J.G. Ponsonby, Colonel C.P. Temple, Lieutenant H.L. Lee, Major H.S. Hassard, Lieutenant L.F.A. Barlow, Lieutenant J.H.W. Southey and, sitting front left, Lieutenant F. Foley.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Officers at Ricasoli Barracks in Malta.in 1888 showing, standing left to right, Lieutenant J.R. Wigan, Lieutenant R.B. Swinton, Captain F.B.R. Hemphill, Lieutenant E. Feetham, Lieutenant A.S.Cave, Lieutenant A.J.W. Dowell, Lieutenant R.C. McDonnell, Captain C.M. Edwards, Lieutenant H.M. Finch, Lieutenant C. Moore, Lieutenant H.G. Fitton, seated Lieutenant J.H.W. Southey, Lieutenant C. Turner, Major E.T. Dickson, Colonel C.P. Temple, Major H.S. Hassard, Captain E. Rhodes, Captain and Quartermaster Mr T. Ford, Lieutenant H.E. Taylor, Captain L.T. D?Eyncourt and, seated at the front, Lieutenant L.F.A. Barlow, Lieutenant F.W. Foley and 2nd Lieutenant H.E.Taylor.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of ?A? Company in Malta in 1889, showing. sitting far left, Lieutenant A.S. Cave, (front centre) Captain E. Rhodes and, sitting sat far right, Lieutenant F.W. Foley.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the 2nd Regimental Polo Team in Malta in 1890 with, from left to right, Lieutenant L.F.A. Barlow, Captain E. Feetham, Lieutenant F.W. Foley and Lieutenant H.M. Finch.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Officers at St Elmo Barracks, Malta in 1891. In the rear row, left to right, are 2nd Lieutenant E.F. Holden, 2nd Lieutenant W.R.P.K. Betty, 2nd Lieutenant D.B. Maurice, Lieutenant R.C. MacDonald, Lieutenant G.H. Arbuthnot, Lieutenant L.F.A. Barlow and 2nd Lieutenant J.T.M. Hogg; in the 2nd Row are Lieutenant F.W. Foley, Lieutenant C. Moore, Captain F.B.R. Hemphill, Captain and Quartermaster Mr. T. Ford, Lieutenant H. Fitzherbert, Lieutenant H.M. Finch and Lieutenant R.B. Swinton; in the 3rd row, seated are Captain C. Turner, Captain H.L. Lee, Major E.T. Dickson, Colonel C.P. Temple, Major W.A. Collings, Major F.W.N. McCracken and Lieutenant A. Cave. Seated at the front are Lieutenant H.E. Taylor, Captain R.G. Chase, Major H.S. Hassard, and 2nd Lieutenant G.L.S. Ward.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Officers' Mess in Prospect Camp, Bermuda in 1895. It shows, in the rear row from left to right, 2nd Lieutenant W.R.P.K. Betty, Captain H.E. Taylor, Lieutenant and Quartermaster Mr T. Brown, Lieutenant A.S. Turner, Lieutenant L.F.A. Barlow, Captain A.J.W. Dowell, Captain J. H.W. Southey, Captain A.S. Cave, Lieutenant H. M. Finch and Lieutenant G.H. Arbuthnot; in the middle row, seated, are Lieutenant H. Fitzherbert, Major G.M. Faunce, Major W.A. Collings, Captain R.G. Chase, Lieutenant F.W. Foley and Lieutenant D.B. Maurice; seated in the front are 2nd Lieutenant E.J. Neve, 2nd Lieutenant H.C. Ellis, 2nd Lieutenant E.G. Lees and 2nd Lieutenant R.P. Harvey.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Officers mess in Wellington Barracks, Halifax, Canada in 1896. It shows, in the rear row, f rom left to right, Captain R.G. Chase, Lieutenant A.S. Turner, 2nd Lieutenant W.R.E. Annesley and 2nd Lieutenant E.J. Neve; in the 2nd row, ? standing Lieutenant H. M. Finch, Lieutenant and Quartermaster Mr J.H. Redstone, 2nd Lieutenant T.C. Hincks, 2nd Lieutenant O. Striedinger, Lieutenant H. Fitz Herbert, Captain J.R. Wigan, Lieutenant L.F.A. Barlow, Lieutenant F.W. Foley, Lieutenant D.B. Maurice, Lieutenant W.R.P.K. Betty, Captain A.S. Cave, Major C. Evans-Gordon, Colonel W.A. Collings, Major C.M. Edwards, Major G. De la M .Faunce and, seated at the front , 2nd Lieutenant H.C. Ellis, Lieutenant E.G. Lees and 2nd Lieutenant A.G. Macdonald.

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The officers at Umballa, India, 1909.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the officers at Umballa in India , March, 1907. It shows, in the rear row, right to left, Lieutenant A,.G.M. Sharpe, 2nd Lieutenant T.R. Aldworth, Lieutenant and Adjutant C.F. de S Murphy, Lieutenant A.G.E. Bingley, Lieutenant and Quartermaster Mr. H.S. Lickman, Lieutenant M.L. Slaughter and Lieutenant A.E.F. Harris. In the 2nd row, seated, are Captain R.P.Harvey, Major E. Feetham, Major R.N. Gamble DSO, Lieutenant Colonel F.W.N. McCracken, Major G.H. Arbuthnot and Captain F.W. Foley DSO. In the front row are Lieutenant M.C. Radford, Lieutenant G.W. Hopton, 2nd Lieutenant J.R. Robertson, 2nd Lieutenant C.L. Waters and Lieutenant A.J. Fraser. Another copy of this photo is held as Object 6107 but this has the date "March 1907" hand printed on it

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the officers at Gough Barracks, Curragh Camp, in 1910 showing in the rear row, from let to right, 2nd Lieutenant E.M. Allfrey, Lieutenant H.T.R. Curtis-Raleigh, Lieutenant and Quartermaster Mr F. Batt.; in the 2nd row standing, from left to right, Lieutenant H.H. Shott DSO, 2nd Lieutenant R.B.L. Harvey, Captain B.G. Bromhead, Lieutenant P.E.L. Elgee, 2nd Lieutenant P.J. Reeves, Lieutenant L.H. Birt, Lieutenant E.A.B. Orr, 2nd Lieutenant C.W. Frizell, Captain A.M. Holdsworth, 2nd Lieutenant C. St Q.OP. Fullbrook-Leggatt and, in the front row, Captain T.E.C. Hunt, Captain L.H.M.P. Cockerell, Captain and Adjutant W.K. Bayley, Major C. Moore, Brigadier General Douglas, Lieutenant Colonel A.J.W. Dowell, Captain Packenham, Major H.M. Finch, Major F.W. Foley and Captain A.S. Turner.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Regimental Cricket team who competed in the Curragh District Cricket Cup in 1909 with, sitting 2nd Left, Major F.W. Foley, DSO, Captain A.M. Holdsworth, Lieutenant A.H. Perrott, 2nd Lieutenant C.W. Frizell and Sergeant Forster.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the officers at South Front Barracks, Dover in 1911 showing, in the rear row, from left to right, 2nd Lieutenant C.W. Frizell, Captain A.M. Holdsworth, 2nd Lieutenant C.P. Wheeler, Captain P.E.L. Elgee, 2nd Lieutenant C. St.Q.O. Fullbrook-Leggatt, Lieutenant E.A.B. Orr, 2nd Lieutenant P.N. Garnett, Lieutenant H.T.R. Curtis-Raleigh; in the 2nd row are Captain and Adjutant W.K. Bayley, Major F.W. Foley DSO, Major G.J. Farmar, Lieutenant Colonel A.J.W. Dowell, Brigadier General F.S. Inglefield, Major C. Moore, Major H.M. Finch, Major A.S. Turner, Captain B.G. Bromhead; sitting in the front are 2nd Lieutenant E.F. Eagar, 2nd Lieutenant C.C.O. Mackwood and 2nd Lieutenant J.H. Woods.

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