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49th Regiment and 1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A round sepia portrait photo of Lieutenant Colonel McCracken Photographer - Window and Grove, 65 Baker Street, London

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A view from the waist up.

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Royal Berkshire Regiment - Two black and white portrait photos of Colonel McCracken in service dress in 1915.

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The officers with the colours in Gibraltar, 1881

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49th Regiment - A sepia photograph of the officers with the Colours in Gibraltar in 1881. The Regiment arrived in Gibraltar on the 13th March 1881 and the following July changed its title to the 1st (Princess of Charlotte of Wales?s) Berkshire Regiment. We believe this photograph was taken to commemorate the changeover in title. It shows, in the rear row from left to right an unidentified officer (Paymaster or doctor), Major Fox, Lieutenant Hemphill, Lieutenant Alcock, an unidentified Private, Lieutenant Gordon, an unidentified Private, Lieutenant Burney, sitting, Lieutenant McCracken, Captain Rathbone, Major Huyshe, Colonel Corban, Major Gillespie, Captain Green, an unidentified officer and Captain Kingand; sitting in the front are Lieutenant Whittall, Lieutenant McClintock, Lieutenant Delamain .

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Officers at St Elmo Barracks, Malta in 1891. In the rear row, left to right, are 2nd Lieutenant E.F. Holden, 2nd Lieutenant W.R.P.K. Betty, 2nd Lieutenant D.B. Maurice, Lieutenant R.C. MacDonald, Lieutenant G.H. Arbuthnot, Lieutenant L.F.A. Barlow and 2nd Lieutenant J.T.M. Hogg; in the 2nd Row are Lieutenant F.W. Foley, Lieutenant C. Moore, Captain F.B.R. Hemphill, Captain and Quartermaster Mr. T. Ford, Lieutenant H. Fitzherbert, Lieutenant H.M. Finch and Lieutenant R.B. Swinton; in the 3rd row, seated are Captain C. Turner, Captain H.L. Lee, Major E.T. Dickson, Colonel C.P. Temple, Major W.A. Collings, Major F.W.N. McCracken and Lieutenant A. Cave. Seated at the front are Lieutenant H.E. Taylor, Captain R.G. Chase, Major H.S. Hassard, and 2nd Lieutenant G.L.S. Ward.

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Royal Berkshire Regiment Depot - A sepia photograph of past and present Commanding Officers at the 49th Regimental Depot, taken in 1904 showing, rear left, Colonel W Thornton (3rd Bn), on the right, Major A.J.W. Dowell and, seated left to right, Colonel Bowles (3rd Bn), Colonel F.W.M. McCracken, Colonel C.P. Temple, Colonel W.A. Collings and Colonel E.H. Burney.

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The officers at Umballa, India, 1909.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the officers at Umballa in India , March, 1907. It shows, in the rear row, right to left, Lieutenant A,.G.M. Sharpe, 2nd Lieutenant T.R. Aldworth, Lieutenant and Adjutant C.F. de S Murphy, Lieutenant A.G.E. Bingley, Lieutenant and Quartermaster Mr. H.S. Lickman, Lieutenant M.L. Slaughter and Lieutenant A.E.F. Harris. In the 2nd row, seated, are Captain R.P.Harvey, Major E. Feetham, Major R.N. Gamble DSO, Lieutenant Colonel F.W.N. McCracken, Major G.H. Arbuthnot and Captain F.W. Foley DSO. In the front row are Lieutenant M.C. Radford, Lieutenant G.W. Hopton, 2nd Lieutenant J.R. Robertson, 2nd Lieutenant C.L. Waters and Lieutenant A.J. Fraser. Another copy of this photo is held as Object 6107 but this has the date "March 1907" hand printed on it

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of three officers in Cape Colony, South Africa in the period 1899-1902. From lefft to right thay are Major F.W.N. McCracken, Lieutenant Colonel E.H. Burney and Lieutenant Steele. It is believed that this photo was taken by Lieutenant Hemp

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of two officers in Cape Colony, South Africa in the period 1899-1902. From left to right they are Major F.W.N. McCracken and Lieutenant Steele. It is believed that this photo was taken by Lieutenant Hemp

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph which includes two officers in Cape Colony. Seated is Major F.W.N. McCracken and standing 2nd from the right is Lieutenant Steele. with local railway officials in South Africa in 1901. It may have been taken during the period between July and August 1901 when they were deployed to guard the railway line from Orange River to Worcester. It is believed that this photo was taken by Lieutenant Hemp

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the departure of Lieutenant Colonel F.W.N. McCracken DSO leaving Subathu on relinquishing command of the Battalion in April 1907

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Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photocopy of Sir Frederick William Nicolas McCracken. It is believed this was taken in 1915 when he was in command of a Scottish Division.

Person(s): McCracken, W N, Sir;


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Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig. It is marked up with a note in Haig's hand writing ?To General McCracken, with hearty good wishes for 1922? . General McCracken was one of Haig's Divisional commanders during the 1st World War. [Field Marshal Haig is wearing the uniform of the Royal Horse Guards of which he was the Colonel]

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Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Lieutenant General F.W.N. McCracken KCB, DSO presenting medals to ?C? Irvine Company Cadets, Scots Fusiliers, at Portobello, Edinburgh about 1918.

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Royal Berkshire Regiment -6.9.2012 A sepia photograph of Vice Admiral Cecil Burney (Royal Navy) sent to Major General McCracken together with a letter dated the 5th May 1912. [Linked to letter40464]

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Royal Berkshire Regiment - Sepia photograph of Field Marshal Allenby and sent to Major General McCracken on the 27th June 1922. It comes together with a letter in which Allenby reflects on when they soldiered together. [Linked to letter 40467]. At this time Allenby was the High Commissioner for Egypt.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of a group of officers at Talavera Barracks, Aldershot 1896. Rear Row (L to R) Lieutenant Francis Hamilton Moore, Lieutenant (QM) Robert. P. Cloke, Lieutenant Robert Bruce Swinton, Captain Yui (attached), Captain William Brooke Thornton, Lieutenant Reginald E. T. Bray, Captain John Gustavus Russell Walsh, Lieutenant H. Street, (Middle Row L to R) Lieutenant Thomas Edward Carew Hunt, Lieutenant Dunlop, Lieutenant Hunt, Lieutenant Peake, Lieutenant Felix Fordati Ready, Lieutenant McDonnell, Captain Richard Henn Collins, Lieutenant Piers North, (Front Row L to R) Major Francis C. Carter, Captain W. Clegg, Captain Sir J Pasley, -?-, Captain William Kerr McClintock, Major Fredrick W.N. McCracken. [Linked to 6055 - taken from a different angle, names slightly differ]

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph collected by Lieutenant Cuthbert Henry Tindall Lucas showing officers from the battalion on horses in South Africa about 1900. (L to R) Lieutenant John Retallack Bassett, Lieutenant William Brooke Thornton, Lieutenant Cuthbert Henry Tindall Lucas, Lieutenant Arthur George Elton Binglay, Lieutenant Sir Thomas Edward S. Pasley, Lieutenant Richard Henn Collins, Finch, Major F W N. McCracken, Major William McClintock, Lieutenant W. Clegg, Lieutenant Frank Wigram Foley, Lieutenant Francis Hamilton Moore.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph collected by Lieutenant Cuthbert Henry Tindall Lucas showing officers from the battalion on horses in South Africa about 1900. The following officers are in this image, exact location not known. Lieutenant John Retallack Bassett, Lieutenant William Brooke Thornton, Lieutenant Cuthbert Henry Tindall Lucas, Lieutenant Arthur George Elton Binglay, Lieutenant Sir Thomas Edward S. Pasley, Lieutenant Richard Henn Collins, Finch, Major F W N. McCracken, Major William McClintock, Lieutenant W. Clegg, Lieutenant Frank Wigram Foley, Lieutenant Francis Hamilton Moore. [Same as 46713 - but different position]

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph collected by Lieutenant Cuthbert Henry Tindall Lucas showing officers from the battalion in Grahamstown , South Africa, October, 1902. (Standing L to R) Lieutenant James Duberly [Died of Jaundice in 1912], Lieutenant M. L.Slaughter, Lieutenant George William Patrick. Dawes, Lieutenant Benjamin C Sparrow. (Sat L to R) Captain Richard. G. Macdonnell, Colonel Frederick William Nicolas McCracken DSO [Commanded the 15th Scottish Division 1915 - 1917], Lieutenant Cuthbert Henry Tindall Lucas, Lieutenant Oliver Steel [ Killed in Action 25.10.1914]. [Note re Dawes - He was a career soldier and much decorated Boer War veteran, Lieutenant George Dawes served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment and was one of the first Britons to learn to fly, gaining his pilot's license (No. 17) in 1910. Promoted to Captain soon after, he was transferred to the newly formed Royal Flying Corps and commanded No. 11 Squadron (for eight months in 1915) before being posted to the Balkans as Officer Commanding, RFC in that theatre of war, a position he held from 1916 to 1918. Mentioned in dispatches on seven occasions, Dawes was honoured by the Greek and Serbian Governments and awarded the French Croix de Guerre.]

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