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2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A colour photo of the gravestone of Lieutenant Leonard Arthur Kingham who was killed in action on 11th August 1917 and is buried in Bir Cross Roads Cemetery in France. The photograph was taken in summer 2004 Photographer: Mr J Chapman

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SBYRW : 27054

2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photocopy of a photograph of the Gymnastic Team in India prior to the 1st World War. It is partially named. Private 7862 C Shea is seated front left. He went with the Battalion to France from India and, in 1915, was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal

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Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of seven non commissioned officers serving in the Rifle Brigade in India during the 1st World War. All of these NCOs had previous service in the Royal Berkshire Regiment. Top row L to R, Sergeant Penn from Reading, Sergeant Simms from Reading, Sergeant Crutch from Datchet, and Sergeant Kingham from Newbury. Sat L to R Sergeant Martin from Windsor, WO2 Brooks from Oxford and Sergeant Giles from Newbury. Sergeants Martin and Giles fought with the Berkshires in Egypt, 32 years previously. We believe WO 2 Brooks won his DCM whilst serving in the 2nd Mounted Infantry Company in the Boer War in South Africa. 

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Corporals in India sometime between 1907 and 1911. Reading from the back row, forward. [Rear 8th Row L to R] L/Corporals Smith, Faulkner, Hanks, Thompsett, Smith, Edwards, Clark, Ilsley, Price, Headlong, Pounds. [7th Row L to R] L/Corporals Dyer, Turner, Boyd, Morris, Iremonger, Matthews, Collins, Rose, Biddle, Shaylor, Homer, Smith. [6th Row L to R] L/Corporals Hillier, Carpenter, Woodland, Harding, Presland, Thatcher, Dewe, Humphries, Brettell, Hodge. [5th Row L to R] L/Corporals Pearce, Hague, Sheppard, Langley, Hodsdon, Harvey, Cheesman, Woods, Mead, Wilder, Painter, Robinson, Huggins, Smith, Taylor, Bristol, Shilton, Shea, Harrison. [4th Row L to R] L/Corporals Woodage, Webb, Phillips, Annetts, Walters, Bunce, Thomas, Sheehan, Woodbridge, Jones, McKillop, Corporal Chandler, L/Corporals Smith, Teagle, Woodward, Webb. [3rd Row L ro R] L/Corporals Biggs, Cripps, Hewitt, Newman, Corporals Greenway, Venn -?-, Allen, Woodland, Powell, Booker, Lyons, L/Corporals Dyer, Pusey, Corporal Johnson, L/Corporals Watts, Bishop , Chewter, Randell, Sayers. [2nd Row L to R] L/Corporals A. Beeson, Justice, Sullivan, Kingh, Baigent, Corporals Gibbons, Laing, Crombleholme, Higgins, Doe, Captain and Adjutant A.J. Fraser, Lieutenant Colonel R.N. Gamble DSO, Sergeant Major Quick, Corporals Charge, Bowler, Burrows, Fullbrook, Beard, L/Corporals Betteridge, Hamblin, Wareham, Seeley. [Sat front L to R] L/Corporals Heath, Wells, Arnold, Davis, Edge, Nilen, Thatcher, Dobson, Ridge, Soane, Hancock, Spencer, Haunts, Couldrey, Corporal Carpenter.

Person(s): Smith,, L/Corporal; Faulkner,, L/Corporal; Hanks,, L/Corporal; Thompsett,, L/Corporal; Edwards,, L/Corporal; Clark,, L/Corporal; Illsley,, L/Corporal; Price,, L/Corporal; Headlong,, L/Corporal; Pounds,, L/Corporal; Dyer,, L/Corporal; Turner,, L/Corporal; Boyd,, L/Corporal; Morris,, L/Corporal; Iremonger,, L/Corporal; Matthews,, L/Corporal; Collins,, L/Corporal; Rose,, L/Corporal; Biddle,, L/Corporal; Shaylor,, L/Corporal; Homer,, L/Corporal; Hillier,, L/Corporal; Carpenter,, L/Corporal; Woodland,, L/Corporal; Harding,, L/Corporal; Presland,, L/Corporal; Thatcher,, L/Corporal; Dewe,, L/Corporal; Humphris,, L/Corporal; Brettell,, L/Corporal; Hodge,, L/Corporal; Pearce,, L/Corporal; Hague,, L/Corporal; Sheppard,, L/Corporal; Langley,, L/Corporal; Hodsdon,, L/Corporal; Harvey,, L/Corporal; Chessman,, L/Corporal; Woods,, L/Corporal; Mead,, L/Corporal; Wilder,, L/Corporal; Painter,, L/Corporal; Robinson,, L/Corporal; Huggins,, L/Corporal; Taylor,, L/Corporal; Bristow,, L/Corporal; Shilton,, L/Corporal; Shea,, L/Corporal; Harrison,, L/Corporal; Woodage,, L/Corporal; Webb,, L/Corporal; Phillips,, L/Corporal; Annetts,, L/Corporal; Walters,, L/Corporal; Bunce,, L/Corporal; Thomas,, L/Corporal; Sheehan,, L/Corporal; Woodbridge,, L/Corporal; Jones,, L/Corporal; McKillop,, L/Corporal; Chandler, Corporal; Teagle,, L/Corporal; Woodward,, L/Corporal; Biggs,, L/Corporal; Cripps,, L/Corporal; Hewitt,, L/Corporal; Newman,, L/Corporal; Greenway, Corporal; Venn, Corporal; Bestin, Corporal; Allen, Corporal; Woodland, Corporal; Powell, Corporal; Booker, Corporal; Loynes, Corporal; Pusey,, L/Corporal; Johnson, Corporal; Watts,, L/Corporal; Bishop,, L/Corporal; Chewter,, L/Corporal; Randell,, L/Corporal; Sayers,, L/Corporal; Beeson,, L/Corporal; Justice,, L/Corporal; Sullivan,, L/Corporal; Kingh,, L/Corporal; Baigent,, L/Corporal; Gibbons, Corporal; Laing, Corporal; Crombleholme, Corporal; Higgins, Corporal; Doe, Corporal; Fraser, A J, Captain; Gamble, R N, Colonel; Quick,, Major; Charge, Corporal; Bowler, Corporal; Burrows, Corporal; Fullbrook, Corporal; Beard, Corporal; Betteridge,, L/Corporal; Hamblin,, L/Corporal; Wareham,, L/Corporal; Hart,, L/Corporal; Heeley,, L/Corporal; Heath,, L/Corporal; Wells,, L/Corporal; Arnold,, L/Corporal; Davis,, L/Corporal; Edge,, L/Corporal; Nilen,, L/Corporal; Dobson,, L/Corporal; Ridge,, L/Corporal; Soane,, L/Corporal; Hancock,, L/Corporal; Spencer,, L/Corporal; Scrivens,, L/Corporal; Haunts,, L/Corporal; Couldrey,, L/Corporal; Carpenter, Corporal;


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