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Prince of Wales Division Depot - A black and white photo of Colonel T A Gibson inspecting Mandalay Platoon at the Depot at Lichfield, Staffordshire, in 1976; also in the photo are the Platoon Commander, Lieutenant N J Wolker, and the Section Commander (Left Guide), Corporal McLeod, both of the Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A colour photo of the Battalion, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Gibson, on parade at Clifton Barracks, Minden in Germany in 1969 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the formation of the Regiment. The photo was taken on the square of Clifton Barracks, Minden, West Germany when the Battalion were deployed as a mechanized infantry Battalion. The Companies are arranged from left to right starting with ?A? the ?B? ?C? and lastly Support Company with Headquarters units along the front. The building at the end of the square was the cookhouse and the buildings on either side are the barrack accommodation for the Companies. At the head of the Battalion is the Commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel Gibson. - 4 copies

Person(s): Gibson,, Colonel;


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The photograph

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of soldiers of ‘C’ Company prior to deployment to Ulster in 1969. August 1969 saw the rifle companies scattered worldwide. 'A' Company was in Malaysia, 'B' Company in British Honduras and 'C' Company were left holding the fort at 1 DERR’s base in Alma Barracks, Catterick, Yorkshire. The situation in Northern Ireland deteriorated to such a degree that extra troops were sent from the mainland. Here the Commanding Officer, Lt-Col. T.A. Gibson addresses ‘C’ Company and the Drums Platoon prior to their departure. Little did these soldiers know that they were the first of several generations who would be deployed in Ulster. Stood Left is Lieutenant Titley.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white photo of Lieutenant Colonel Gibson, the Commanding Officer, being towed from the Sergeants' Mess to the Officers' Mess in his old Landrover by members of the Corporals' Mess, at Catterick in 1969, on the occasion of his handing over command of the Battalion to Lieutenant Colonel Derek Crabtree

Person(s): Gibson, T A, Colonel;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white photo of Private Child being presented with the GPMG medal by Colonel T A Gibson, CBE, late of the Regiment, at the Passing-Out Parade of Mandalay Platoon on 26th November 1976

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of Major Gibson (right, pointing) on Exercise "Drumbeat" in Libya, North Africa in 1963. He later became the Commanding Officer of the Battalion - 2 copies with negatives

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white photo of the personnel of Battalion Headquarters taken on the square in Clifton Barracks, Minden, West Germany in July 1968. They are (front row, left to right) Sergeant R A Berrett - Orderly Room Corporal, WO1(RSM) J Williams - Regimental Sergeant Major, Major G T L M Graham - Battalion Second-in-Command, Lieutenant Colonel T A Gibson MBE - Commanding Officer, Capt J W Mermagen, Gloucestershire Regiment - Adjutant, Lieutenant T M A Daly - Assistant Adjutant and Officer Commanding The Corps of Drums (Battalion Reserve Platoon), Sergeant S Evans - Orderly Room Sergeant/Chief Clerk, (Rear row, left to right): Orderly Room Clerks Corporal A Breen, L/Corporal R Reynolds, L/Corporal D R P Barnard, L/Corporal P A Burroughes, L/Corporal Drinkwater, Private J A Rickard, L/Corporal M Sharp and Corporal K Bradbury

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Tom Gibson with his wife

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Wiltshire Regiment - Three colour photos of Brigadier Tom Gibson at the Garrison Church in Sidney, Australia, on 3 August 1987; two show him with Dorothy Astle-Steep and one is with his wife

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - One of a collection of 131 photographs relating to the service of Ex Sergeant Daniel Davis between 1960 and 1974 which are contained on CDRom 21643 This colour photo shows three soldiers, who include Corporal Chaffie and Major Gibson, crossing the River Weser while on an exercise in West Germany, probably when the Battalion was stationed at Minden around 1966

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99th Regiment - A sepia portrait photograph of Captain Charles Robert Gibson in civilian clothes. He joined the Regiment on the 5th April 1864. He left the army list in 1877 with the rank of Captain. Photographer; J Weston & Son, 29a, Sandgate Road, Folkestone

Person(s): Gibson, C R, Captain;


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99th Regiment - A sepia portrait photograph of Lieutenant Charles Robert Gibson in civilian clothes. He retired in 1877 and it is believed he died at Templemore in Ireland. Photographer: Lambert, Weston and Son, Folkestone

Person(s): Gibson, C R, Captain;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph (Copyright) from a newspaper of Major Tom Gibson, an Australian, who was second in command of the Battalion on Exercise ?Sand Beetle? in Libya in 1964.

Person(s): Gibson, T, Major;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of Battalion Headquarters Staff in Minden, West Germany. Seated centre is the Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Gibson; second left in the front row is WO 2 Bill Williams. Third from left the battalions second on command Major ?Lofty? Graham. Sixth from left is Captain Terry Daly the Adjutant.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of members on the Sergeants Mess and guests at the Ferozeshah Ball in Hong Kong in1950 showing, centre, Lieutenant T.A. Gibson, the Battalion Intelligence Officer and, right, Sergeant G.R. Butcher, the Intelligence Sergeant. In later years, Lieutenant Gibson commanded the 1st Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Junior Non Commissioned officers passing out parade held at Clifton Barracks, Minden in 1968. Private ?Algy? Turner, the top student, salutes the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel T A Gibson, requesting permission to march off.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Junior Non Commissioned officers passing out parade held at Clifton Barracks, Minden in 1968. The Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel T A Gibson, talks to one of the students, Private Hiscock, a member of the Anti Tank Platoon. The top student Private ?Algy? Turner stands to the left of the photo

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Hopton Cup team in India believed to have been taken about 1907. It shows, in the rear row from left to right L/Corporal Gibbons, L/Corporal Doe, Private Maybury, Corporal Bowlerand Private Rose. \in the middle row from left to right are L/Corporal Venn, L/Corporal Dewe, Private Stannard, Corporal Laing, Private Ashard, Drummer White, L/Corporal Gibson and L/Corporal Osgood. In the front row from left to right are L/Corporal Higgins, L/Corporal Heath, Sergeant Hancock, Lieutenant C.L. Waters, L/Corporal Shilton, Private Townsend and L/Corporal Thompset.

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