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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A large hard backed photograph album consisting of 102 pages of which 92 have been used. It was presented to the Officers Mess in April 1950 by Lieutenant Colonel N E C Kenrick DSO. It covers the period between 1949 and 1958 and the postings in Germany, England, Hong Kong and Cyprus. [Includes advance party images to Malaya]

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Wiltshire Regimental Depot - Colonel N C E Kenrick (late of the Wiltshire Regiment), Brigade Colonel of the Wessex Brigade, watching a National Service recruit being processed through the QM's clothing store around 1956

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The photograph

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photo of Lieutenant Colonel Kenrick, the officer commanding the 1st Battalion of the Wiltshire Regiment, together with the Battalion Intelligence Officer Lieutenant Kenrick arriving for breakfast at the University in Lahore Fort [Durbar Hall], India, in 1946; it also shows some of the soldiers of 'C' Company who had just completed "Dawn Patrol". They were deployed to this location to assist in riot control during partition. To the right is a Captain D. Fine. [4th from right]

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Colonel of the Regiment General Sir William Platt GBE, KCB, DSO receiving the freedom scroll from the Mayor of Salisbury, November 1947.

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Colonel of the Regiment General Sir William Platt GBE, KCB, DSO receiving the scroll from the Mayor of Salisbury on 3 December 1947 when the Regiment was awarded the Freedom of Salisbury.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Kenrick, being met at Corsham, Wiltshire having arrived from India in September 1947 with, left to right, the Mayor of Chippenham, Colonel Cam of the Royal Army Dental Corps (OC Troops), Lieutenant Commander Watkins RN (HMS Royal Arthur), Lieutenant Colonel, GI SP District (name not known), Major General Gordon, GOC Salisbury Plain district.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the arrival of the Battalion's Colours at Corsham Railway Station in September 1947. The Colours are being carried by Lieutenants Etherington and Fairclough.

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The freedom parade in Salisbury City Centre, November 1947

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Parade formed up in Salisbury Market Square on 3 December 1947 when the Regiment was awarded the Freedom of Salisbury. Number 1 Company was formed by soldiers from the 1st Battalion; Number 2 Company consisted of the Colour parties of the 1st and 4th Battalions together with the standards from fourteen branches of the Old Comrades Associations. Major Dutton MC commanded No 1 Company, Lieutenant Colonel Luce DSO commanded No 2 Company and Major Read No 3 Company. The parade as a whole was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel N Kenrick. The county cadets lined the parade ground.The 1st Battalion colour bearers were Lieutenant Etherington, Lieutenant Fairclough. The 4th Battalion bearers were Captain Brain and Captain Newton-Clare MC. The Bandmaster was Bandmaster Dalrymple, Parade Adjutant Major Royle, The RSM was RSM White, [No 1 Company RSM Davies, No 2 Company RSM Bull]

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Colonel of the Regiment General Sir William Platt GBE, KCB, DSO addressing the parade before the presentation.

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the ceremony on 3 December 1947 when the Regiment was awarded the Freedom of Salisbury. This image shows the Colonel of the Regiment, General Sir William Platt GBE, KCB, DSO, addressing the parade before the presentation of the scroll.

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Freedom parade in Salisbury City Centre, November 1947

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the ceremony on 3 December 1947 when the Regiment was awarded the Freedom of Salisbury. This image shows the Mayor inspecting the parade in the Market Square. To the left of the photo is Captain Parsons.

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Freedom parade in Salisbury City Centre, November 1947

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Wiltshire Regiment A black and white photograph of the ceremony on 3 December 1947 when the Regiment was awarded the Freedom of Salisbury. This image shows the Mayor accompanied by Lieutenant Colonel N Kenrick inspecting No 3 Company in the Market Square. To the left of the photo is Major A. Snell.

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Freedom parade in Salisbury City Centre, November 1947

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the ceremony on 3 December 1947 when the Regiment was awarded the Freedom of Salisbury. This image shows the Mayor accompanied by Lieutenant Colonel N Kenrick in the Market Square inspecting the Colour Party which consisted of the Colours of the 1st and 4th Battalions. Carrying two of the Colours are Lieutenant Etherington and Captain Brain.

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Colonel of the Regiment General Sir William Platt GBE, KCB, DSO at the microphone addressing the parade.

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the ceremony on 3 December 1947 when the Regiment was awarded the Freedom of Salisbury. This image shows the Colonel of the Regiment General, Sir William Platt GBE, KCB, DSO, at the microphone addressing the parade.

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The parade saluting the mayor and the citizens of Salisbury.

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph ofthe ceremony on 3 December 1947 when the Regiment was awarded the Freedom of Salisbury. This image shows the parade saluting the mayor and the citizens of Salisbury in the Market Square; on the far left in the photo is Major Dutton.

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Number 1 company marching out of Market Place past the Mayor

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the ceremony on 3 December 1947 when the Regiment was awarded the Freedom of Salisbury. This image shows Number 1 Company marching along Blue Boar Row past the Mayor, Lieutenant General Sir John Harding, Major General Guerdon and General Sir William Platt GBE, KCB, DSO.

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Number 1 company marching through the City Centre.

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the ceremony on 3 December 1947 when the Regiment was awarded the Freedom of Salisbury. This image shows Number 1 Company marching along Silver Street.

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This image shows the Colour Company under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Luce DSO the commanding officer of the 4th Battalion marching out of the market place.

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Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the ceremony on 3 December 1947 when the Regiment was awarded the Freedom of Salisbury. This image (which has been printed in reverse) shows the Colour Company under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Luce DSO, the Commanding Officer of the 4th Battalion, marching along Blue Boar Row past the saluting base which was situated below the statue of Henry Fawcett. Also present is Regimental Sergeant Major Bull and Company Sergeant Major (WO2) Ainslie.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Drums waiting to march on Number 1 Company on the Ferozeshah Parade held at Monkton Farleigh near Corsham in December 1947

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Number 1 Company escorting the Officers Colour Party onto the Ferozeshah Parade at Monkton Farleigh near Corsham,December 1947.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Number 1 Company escorting the Officers Colour Party onto the Ferozeshah Parade at Monkton Farleigh near Corsham 20 December, 1947. The officers carrying the colours are Lieutenants Brown and Couzens.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Battalion on the Ferozeshah Parade at Monkton Farleigh near Corsham in December 1947, prior to the handing over of the Colours to the Sergeants by the Officers. The Commanding Officer addresses the Battalion giving a description of the battle, and then delivers ?The Charge? to the Sergeants.

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