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SBYRW : 36239

Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of Private Fortune at Le Marchant Barracks, Devizes in the 1920s. It is believed that he is stood next to the Wiltshire County Shooting Association cup. He is wearing seven long service stripes on his left lower arm.

Person(s): Fortune, , Private;


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SBYRW : 36438

1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the winning team in the Irish Army football cup 1919-1920. Standing from left to right are RSM (WO1) G. Parker, L/Corporal A.H. Lunt, L/Corporal E. Veck MM, Captain K.J.P. Oliphant MC, Private P. Topp, CSM (WO2) H. Baish (Vice Captain), CSM (WO2) H.J. Wilkins and Sergeant C. Saunders. Seated from left to right are Sergeant E. Poolman MM, Sergeant C. Giles (Captain), Major C.A. Barker OBE, Colonel Commandant R.D.F. Oldman CMG, DSO, Lieutenant R.F.J. Hayward VC, MC, Sergeant A.E. Jeffries MM and CQMS J. Fortune. Seated at the front left are Corporal F. Tippett and front right Private G. Thomas. [This team were also the finalists 1920-21, Senior football team 1920-21, Winners Garrison League 1918-19, 20 &21]

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SBYRW : 36453

1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of Warrant Officers and Sergeants in Dublin in 1921. It shows in the rear row from left to right, Sergeant Sanders, Sergeant Drewitt, Sergeant Bradshaw, L/Sergeant Foakes, Sergeant Walker, Sergeant Hayter, Sergeant Preece, L/Sergeant Tippett, Sergeant Saunders, Sergeant Tovey and Sergeant Colborne. In the 2nd row are Sergeants Giles, Archard, Harris, Gale, Elliot, Yeatts, Bucknell, Collier, White, Sweeney and Wilson. In the 3rd row are Sergeant Drummer Mead, Sergeant Webb, Sergeant Liddard, CQMS Seton, CQMS Fennell, Sergeant Wayman, Sergeant Fitch, Sergeant Verge, Sergeant Jefferies MM, Sergeant Bathe, CQMS Fortune and CQMS Brain. Seated at the front are Armourer S/Sergeant Woolaston, RQMS Keep, CSM Baish, CSM Waite MC, DCM, RSM Parker, Lieutenant R.F.J. Hayward VC, MC, Colonel Commandant R.D.F. Oldman CMG, DSO, Major E.L. Makin DSO, Bandmaster Collier, CSM Weston, CSM Wilkins, CSM Penny and QMS (Orderly room Sergeant) Gray.

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SBYRW : 42559

1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia group photograph of the winners of the Army Soccer Challenge Cup, 1921-1922. At this time the Battalion was based in Ireland. It shows, in the rear row from left to rght, Sergeant W G, Dredge (Trainer) Sergeant A E Jeffries MM, CQMS J. Fortune, Sergeant E H, Poolman MM, Private P. Topp, CSM (WO2) H J Baish (Vice Captain), Lance Corporal A E Ballinger, Corporal C J Rowley and Private J G, Pinker. In the centre row from left to right are RSM (WO1) G. Parker, Captain K J P Oliphant MC, Lieutenant Colonel F H Dansey CMG, DSO (Commanding Officer), Colonel Commandant R.D.F. Oldman, CMG, DSO (Commanding 24th Infantry Brigade), Captain E.M. Gingell (Sports Officer), Lieutenant and Adjutant R.F. Hayward VC, MC and Sergeant C. Giles (Captain). In the front row, from left to right are Corporal R. Mock, CSM (WO2) J J Wilkins, Private G. Thomas, Lance Corporal E. Veck MM. [ This photo was presented to Mr H. Chivers by this team in appreciation of his kind hospitality, 1922. We do not know what that hospitality was.]

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SBYRW : 43772

1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Sergeants in Lucknow Barracks on the 1st October, 1923. In the rear row from left to right sre Sergeants Farley, Preece, Rose, Bacon and Wilson. In the 2nd row are Sergeants Lapping, R J Giles, Pennoek, White, Kent, Powis, Thomas, Collier, Colborne. The third row consists of Sergeants Verge, Grimshaw, Waite MC, DCM, Smith, Mack, Giles, Pounds, Poolman MM, Bolter and Findlay. Behind it in the 4th row, again from left to right, are an unidentified Drum Major, Sergeant Tovey MM, Sergeant Woolaston (RAOC), CQMS Randell MM, CQMS Fennell, CQMS Fortune, CQMS Hand, CQMS Vardy DCM, Sergeant Saunders, Sergeant Batholomew and CSM Baish. Seated are SMI Bathe, CSM Hill, RQMS Keep, RSM Parker, Major Ponsford, Colonel Oldman, Lieutenant Cole, Bandmaster Collier, RQMS Grey, CSM Wilkins and CSM Penny.

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SBYRW : 43773

1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Battalion Football Team that won the Army Cup - 1923 - 1924. Standing from left to right are Corporal Williams (Trainer), CQMS Fortune, Sergeant Poolman MM, L/Sergeant Findlay, Corporal Veck MM, Corporal Ballinger, CQMS Randell (Reserve). (Sat L to R) RSM Parker, Sergeant Giles (Captain) Lieutenant Colonel Dansey CMG, DSO, (Army Cup), Lieutenant Colonel Gillson DSO, CSM Baish, Captain Hill (Sports Officer). Finally at the front are L/Corporal Budd, Private Pinker, Bandsman Barker and L/Corporal Dexter.

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SBYRW : 50562

Wiltshire Regiment Depot - A black and white image of four old soldiers based at the depot in the 1920s [L to R], Private Jacobs, Drummer Ayliff, Private Goodridge, Private Fortune.†

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SBYRW : 7280

1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Battalion Football team who were the winners of the Army Cup Final at Aldershot in 1923-24 Photographer; Gale and Polden Ltd. Aldershot

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SBYRW : 7587

3rd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photo of the Battalion Football team who were the winners of the Sittingbourne League 1917-1918 Photographer; Wriggles A., Sittingbourne - the photo is damaged and repaired with brown sticky tape at the top visible in this image

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SBYRW : 7588

3rd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photo of the Battalion football team who were the winners of the 1st Division of the Sittingbourne Section League 1917/8/9. [Standing L to R] RSM Kemsley, Sergeant Coles, L/Corporal Merchant, CQMS Wilkins, Private Collins, Lieutenant Baker, Sergeant Hathrill, Lieutenant Holmes. [Sat L to R] Sergeant Clack, Captain and Adjutant Francis, Lieutenant Colonel Spiller, CSM Bull DCM, Sergeant Fortune. [Sat front L to R] Corporal Gerrault, Private Buckland. Photographer; De'Ath, Maidstone

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SBYRW : 7590

3rd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photo of the Battalion shooting team who were the winners of the Sittingbourne Section Shooting Cup in 1919 with 801 points beating the 3 Gloucesterís who got 748 points and the 3 Queens who got 720 points. Standing [L to R] Sergeant Coles, Private Bell, Sergeant Minty, Sergeant Vardy, Sergeant Rust, CQMS Seton, Sergeant Fortune. [Sat L to R] Sergeant Williams, Lieutenant Cowie, Lieutenant Colonel Spiller, RSM Kepner DCM, CSM Bull DCM.

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