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Wiltshire Home Guard - A black and white photograph of a Wiltshire Home Guard unit, taken outside the Red Lion Inn, dated October 1942. The location and people in this photograph were not originally named, but following an appeal on the Museum's website the pub was confirmed in August 2009 as the Red Lion, Castle Eaton, licensee Reginald G King, and the unit as the Blunsdon Platoon. The landlady at the time provided the information given here from a copy of the photograph in the pub which named all those present. All rows read from left to right. Top row:- W. Kemble, E. Walsh, W. Wiltshire, R. Kemble, J. Kemble, J. Cole, H. Mills, P. Mills, W. Stroud. 2nd row:- E. Beazley, I. Wiltshire, F. Mulcock, T. Card, H. Kemble, Mr. Vines, A. Percival, C. Kemble, S. Wilkins, S. Curtis. 3rd row:- B. Card, R. Mulcock, H. Cole, H. Painter, B. Nicholls, Mr. Skinner, E. Adams, A. Drew, J. Jackson, J. Pearce, S. Brunsdon, A. New. Seated Row:- A. Staples, W. Mulcock, G. Wiltshire, T. Adams, T. Green, Major Archer (with trilby hat), S. Maundrell, Mr. King (Licensee), W. Wiltshire, J. Adams, Mr. Groves. Sitting on floor:- P. Stroud, S. Marshall, R. Wiltshire, E. Stroud, Mr. Perry, T. Sandle, C. Agamber, J. Mulcock.

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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white group photograph of the MT (Motor Transport) section, Headquarter Company in 1942. In the rear row from left t right are Privates Polden, Everett, Crittle, Bevan, Ford, Rodgman, Long, Collins and Swann. In the 2nd row are Corporal Holbon, Corporal Hazell, Privates Hodges, Thorne, Burton, Lodge, Cannings, Woodbridge, Smith, Stephens, Sanger and Corporal Forsyth. .In the 3rd row are Privates Bodman, Young, Percival, Sergeant Taylor, Lieutenant Powell, Sergeant Hazell, Privates Cole, Prince and Corporal Downs and in the front, again from left to right are Privates Wright, Allen, Coghill, Blake, Coombs, Paul, Pike, Connolly and Priday.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia digital image of a group of Old Comrades from the Battalion at a 19th Indian Division reunion lunch in the West Midlands in October 1999. It shows, from left to right, ex-Corporal Bill Lowe (?B? Company), ex-Private D. Percival (?A? Company), ex-Private J. Shanahan (seated), ex- Private R. Britland (?A? Company) and ex-Private E.G. Moore (?A? Company). [Mr Shanahan who lost a leg at Kabwet, died in January 2000]

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A colour photograph of the Warrant Officers and Sergeants Mess in Cyprus in 1985. (Back Row L to R) Sergeants A Christian, M. Cox, D. Porter, I. Dean, P. Gibbs, G. Barber, C. Ward, C. Nicholson, D. Allen, J. Parks, P. Burlow, M. Davis, A. Grant, P. Harrill, K. Batty, C. Giddy. (3rd Row L to R) Sergeants F. Bones, F. O?Neill, K. Herbert, R. Povey, S. Traveller, T. Evans, C/Sergeant J. Cox, Sergeants Bodessa, A. Henwood, B. Newby, I. Tait, P. Kendrick, B. McSeveney, S. Meade. (2nd Row L to R) C/Sergeants O. Fennell, J. Le Strange, S. Scully, J. Sampson, C. Lawrence, C. Fielding, R. Percivall, B. Waring, J. Coupland, T. North, Drum Major R. Tadhunter, C/Sergeants D. Luker, J. Hole, C. Duran. (front row L to R) WO 2 J. Dobie, WO2 D. Beet, WO 2 M. Godwin, WO2 J. Long, RQMS T. Hoare BEM, WO1 W.H. Sherman, WO 1 R.G. Hicks, WO 1 (Bandmaster) R. Nother, SQMS G. Woodward, WO 2 N. Minty, WO 2 D. Morgan, WO 2 B. Hollister, WO 2 R. Merritt. [At this time the battalion was part of the UN (United Nations) deployment to the Island]

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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the permanant staff based at Le Marchant Barracks, Devizes, December, 1956. [Back row L to R] Mr T. Connelly, Mr F.G. Sheppard, Mr C.J. Wymer, Sergeant T. Houghton, Mr A.H. Keeling, Sergeant D.N. Lingard, Mr T.H. Fryer, Mr J. Clark, Mr S. Fillmore. [Centre Row L to R] Private A.Archer, Mr L. Percival, BEM, Private R. Randall, Mr R.Clack,  Mr G.R. Watts,  Mr F. Churchill, Mr H.J.Alexander, Corporal T. Pratt, Mr A. Hollingsworth,  Private A. Maidment, [Front Row L to R] Sergeant F. Wheaton, WO 2 D.C. Mortimer, RSM [WO1] J.J. Price,  Major H.N. Hoare, Lieutenant Colonel A.E.G. Brain,TD, Major A. F. Pryor MBE, Captain D.C. Munn, WO2 G. Butcher, Sergeant E.W. Lamb. [ Most if not all of the civilian were Ex members of the battalion, and the remainder serving regulars attached]

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