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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A CD Rom (CD11) created by Martin McIntyre in October 2003 containing a collection of photos scanned by him that belong to Private Rex Francis; the photos are Artefacts 20221 to 20276

Person(s): Francis, R;


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1st Bn, Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment - A colour photo of Private Francis and Corporal Coney preparing defences at Drumcree prior to the confrontation with Drumcree church in the background in Northern Ireland in 2000

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of those members of 'C' Company who were winners of the inter-platoon shield 1914. Photograph includes Lieutenant Bartley Denniss, who was wounded on the retreat from Mons, later served in the 5th (Service) Battalion Royal Berkshires but died from his injuries in 1918. He was buried in Hillingdon, London. [rear row L to R] Privates Webb, Holmes, Herbert, L/Corporal Palmer, Privates Ballard, Couldrey, Stroud. [Middle Row L to R] Privates Lanfear, Richards, Francis, Cheery, Rouse, Rothery, Hoare, Humphries, Buckett. [Front Row L to R] L/Corporal Jones, CQMS King, Captain W.K. Bayley, Lieutenant T.V. Bartley-Denniss, Sergeant Goody, Corporal Ward, Corporal Lovell. [Front] Privates Beavor, Philips.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photo of Jimmy Francis, one of the Battalion's Officers, in 1943, 1944 or 1945 during the Burma Campaign

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - Berlin 1971-1973 At the end of the Berlin posting, the Battalion went to the British Army Training centre at Sennelager for pre-Northern Ireland training. A black and white photo of Private Rex FRANCIS in the 'B' Company tent lines.

Person(s): Francis, R;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - Berlin 1971-1973 HRH The Prince of Wales visits the Battalion in Berlin 30th October 1972. In this black and white photo, he is seen talking to Private Rex FRANCIS (Far Right) and Private KHAN, both of 'B' Company. They are demonstrating the General Purpose Machine gun in the sustained fire role.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - Ballykinler 1973-1975 Beesbrook Mill in March 1974 At this time the mill was garrisoned by 'B' Company A black and white photo of Private Rex FRANCIS, wearing a flak jacket and armed with a 7.62 Self loading rifle

Person(s): Francis, R;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - Ballykinler 1973-1975 Beesbrook Mill in March 1974 At this time the mill was garrisoned by 'B' Company A black and white photo of Private Rex FRANCIS, wearing a flak jacket and armed with a 7.62 Self loading rifle. He is holding the weapon under the magazine, contrary to training.

Person(s): Francis, R;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - Ballykinler 1973-1975 Beesbrook Mill in March 1974 At this time the mill was garrisoned by 'B' Company A black and white photo of Private Rex FRANCIS, wearing a flak jacket and armed with a 7.62 Self loading rifle.

Person(s): Francis, R;


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1st Bn, Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of 7 Platoon of "C" 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 Gymnasium Staff taken on 27th April 1994 at Alma Barracks, Catterick, Yorkshire. The photograph was taken shortly after the amalgamation of the Gloucestershire Regiment (28th/61st) with the Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (49th, 62nd, 66th & 99th)

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Recce Platoon in North Africa. Shown back row left to right is Privates Percy King, "Sugar" Gask, and Brian Smith, middle row left to right are shown Unknown, Privates Alan Williams, John Sylvester and Lance Corporal Keith Chambers, and front row are shown Unknown, Privates Clahar and Sam Francis.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia group photograph of the Sergeant's Mess in India during the early 1920's. Seen in the rear row (standing 3rd from left) is Sergeant Walters DCM, MM & Bar, first row (standing 7th from left) is Sergeant Plank DCM & Bar, MM, (sitting first from left) Company Sergeant Major Huggins DCM, (sitting second from left) Company Sergeant Major Alder DCM, (sitting fifth from left) Lieutenant Colonel Francis (Commanding Officer) and (sitting far right) is Company Sergeant Major White DCM Photographer; Kinsey Bros, Mussourie and Bareilly, India

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photo of L/Corporal William Francis who served in the Battalion in India from 1895 to 1902 where this picture was taken, transferred to the Reserve and then re-enlisted in 1915 in in the 7th Battalion, Notts and Derby Regiment

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photo of L/Corporal William Francis who served in the Battalion in India from 1895 to 1902, transferred to the Reserve and then re-enlisted in 1915 in the 7th Battalion, Notts and Derby Regiment. This photo has an inset showing L/Corporal's wife and two children, one of them the father of the owner of this photo, and was probably taken after he had reenlisted during the 1st World War

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photo which includes, seated on the right, L/Corporal William Francis who served in the Battalion in India from 1895 to 1902, transferred to the Reserve and then re-enlisted in 1915 in the 7th Battalion, Notts and Derby Regiment. This photo was taken in Cairo, probably on his way home from India on his transfer to the Reserve

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photocopy of a photograph of Lieutenant Colonel A E F Francis DSO. He is pictured here on horseback in Fyzabad in India whilst in command of the Battalion from 1925 to 1928.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Colonel S.G. Francis D.S.O. He joined the Battalion from the West Yorkshire Regiment in 1920 and commanded it until 1924. During most of his tenure the Battalion was on active service in Waziristan.

Person(s): Francis, S, Colonel;


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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the head of the Battalion marching past Razmak on the North West frontier of India after covering a distance of seventy four miles in six days. Among the officers to the left watching the troops march in is the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel S.G. Francis DSO, and the Colonel Commandant of Razmak Borrett.

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