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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white group photograph of the Warrant Officer's and Sergeant's Mess of the Battalion, on the occasion of the presentation of the Colours on the 21st July 1956, together with Her Majesty the Queen (the photograph is ripped in half and badly damaged) Photographer; Gale and Polden Ltd. Aldershot. 2 copies - the second one is in a better condition

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Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia copy of a photograph of L/Corporal 10177 Thomas Augustus Freeth. He was born in Everton in 1879. He joined the Regiment shortly before the Boer War, was given the number 4936 and went to South Africa with the 2nd Battalion where he was wounded. He got married in 1904 and was discharged to the reserve in 1906. He rejoined on the outbreak of the 1st World War and was reported missing on the 3rd May 1917. His body was never recovered and he is commemorated on the Arras memorial to the missing.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Private Freeth, on the left, with Lieutenant Colonel Hefford DSO in Einbeck, Germany in 1945.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Private Freeth with ?Rose? in Einbeck, Germany in 1945.

Person(s): Freeth, , Private;


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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Lieutenant Colonel Hefford DSO, on the left, with horses ?Rose?, ?Lady?, ?John Lilley?, and ?Sultan?. On the right is Private Freeth and the photo was taken in Einbeck, Germany in August 1945.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Private Freeth with ?John Lilley? in Einbeck, Germany in August 1945.

Person(s): Freeth, , Private;


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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Private Freeth (on the right) with ?Rose? in Einbeck, Germany in August 1945. 2nd from the right is the Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Hefford DSO.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the laying up of the 2nd Battalion's Colours at Salisbury on the 21st July 1927. Here we see the dignitaries outside Salisbury Cathedral. This image is numbered left to right with the main participants (1) Field Martial Lord Methven, (2) Mr Tims, (3) The Mayor of Salisbury, (4)General Godley, (5) Major General Beatson, (6) Lieutenant and Adjutant Woodhouse, (7) Lieutenant Colonel Dansey, (8) Brigadier General Lord Radnor, (9) Colonel Evans, (10) Major General Freeth, (11) Colonel Duggan, (12) Colonel Balgrave.

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8th Bn, Wiltshire Home Guard - A black and white group photograph of the officers of the battalion taken shortly after formation in 1940. (With overlay indicating the officers names and location in the photo) (Rear row standing L to R) Lieutenant F.J. Moore (Bn HQ), Cataian W. T. Goodwin (?C? Coy), Lieutenant Goodfellow (?A? Coy), Lieutenant T.H. Locker (?C? Coy), Lieutenant S.C. Ingram (?C? Coy), Lieutenant Stock, (?A? Coy), Lieutenant L.A. Sly, (?C? Coy), Major Pomeroy (Post Office), Lieutenant R.J.C. Mansell (Bn HQ), Lieutenant Bevis (?B? Coy), Lieutenant J. Hart, (?B? Coy), Lieutenant Darvill, (?B? Coy), Captain McWilliam, (?A? Coy), Lieutenant Lywood, (Bn HQ), Lieutenant Smith, (?A? Coy), Lieutenant H.G. Sainsbury (Bn HQ), Lieutenant W. Foster (?C? Coy), Lieutenant Deacon, (Electric Light Company Platoon), Lieutenant Belbin, )(?A? Coy), Lieutenant Nicholls, (?A? Coy). (Sat L to R) Major G .S. Fawcett (?A? Coy), Major C.B. Gibbs, (?C? Coy, Captain W.H.R. Blacking (Adjutant), Lieutenant Colonel Freeth (CO), Major Sir H. de C. Martelli, (Second in Command), Major F.W. Van der Kiste (HQ Coy), Lieutenant H.C. Egerton, (R.A.F.O./S Det), Lieutenant F. Crabbe (Wilts and Dorset Platoon), Major S. Collett (?B? Coy). [ Lieutenant Foster subsequently transferred to the 7th Battalion taking command of the Whaddon platoon. At practice of throwing live Mills Grenades an accident occurred when he sacrificed his life, to save those of other present, and he was posthumously awarded the George Cross]

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Warrant Officers, Colour Sergeants and Sergeants Group at Goslar, BAOR, on the occasion of the visit of General Sir Miles Dempsey in 1955

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