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SBYRW : 19559

5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of a black and white group photograph of the officers of the Battalion taken in Bournemouth in 1943; the photograph shows : Back row (L to R) Lieutenants R J Phillips, K Lucas (wounded), W S Wyeth (wounded), F M Beale, C I Spackman (Military Cross), R J Holly, M Hodges, H A Pyke, D G E Holme (killed in action), B A Tarrant (Miilitary Cross and Bar, wounded) and F Josey. Middle Row: (L to R) Captains M E H Pardoe, J M Bedford (killed in action), J C Vines (killed in action), J B D Chapman, Lieutenants P J Prior (Croix de Guerre), H W Marsh, Captain G J Martin (Military Cros, wounded), Lieutenant H J C J Letang (RAMC), F O Saunders (RACHD) and N B Woodroffe. Front Row (Left to Right) Captain and QM H E Child, Majors A D Brown, A F D Smith (killed in action), Lieutenant Colonal A L Taffs (DSO, OBE, Croix de Guerre with palm), Major General R J C Collins, Majors D H V Board (killed in action), C D M Todd (TD MBE) and Captain L K Jenkins (MBE) Photographer; Bailey, Glen Fern Studios, Bournemouth, Hampshire

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SBYRW : 45118

1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of a group of off duty soldiers enjoying a game of cards at the battalion outpost at Upper Lapithos, Cyprus, 1956. In this photo are Sergeant Dyer, Sergeant Crocker, Private Len Josey, Private Ted Knott, Private Harry Brown, Corporal Meredith.

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SBYRW : 51259

23rd Rifle Brigade - A black and white photograph of five soldiers of B Company who all served in the original G Company of the 4th Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment. All volunteered on the outbreak of the 1st World War in 1914, and left England for India in December, 1915. They spent all summer of 1916 on the borders of the science desert, where the average temperature was 129.4 degrees. Four are from Reading, and one from Newbury. [Standing L to R] Rifleman 793 Arthur Josey, 3 Norfolk Road, Reading, Rifleman 788 Harry Holton, 14 Leopold Road, Reading, [Sat L to R] Rifleman 789 Tom Higgs, 1 Norfolk Road, Reading, Corporal 780 Arthur Wyse, 102 Cumberland Road, Reading, Rifleman 808 John Adler, 7 Speen View Terrace, Newbury. Rifleman Adler lost a son in France.

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