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SBYRW : 11359

5th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the advance party at Cirencester railway station as part of the Battalion's move there from Tidworth on 14 December 1914. L to R 2nd Lieutenant H Belcher, 2nd Lieutenant H B L, Braund, 2nd Lieutenant F Priestly, 2nd Lieutenant E R, Troward,

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SBYRW : 26175

66th Regiment - A black and white photocopy of a photograph of Colour Sergeant 1887 Henry Priest. He was born in the parish of Marylebone, London and was enlisted into the 66th on the 19th November 1841 at the age of 18 years. He served for a total of 21 years and 188 days. He served in Gibraltar, the West Indies, Canada and the East Indies. He was eventually discharged as a result of a disability. His character was stated as ?His conduct has been good and he was, when promoted, in possession of one good conduct badge and would, had he not been promoted, have been now in possession of 5 good conduct badges?. He was described as, Eyes, Grey, Hair, Light Brown, Trade, Labourer. He was admitted as an out pensioner of HM Royal Hospital at Chelsea on the 2nd June 1863 on a pension of 2/- per diem. [Note - This image is possibly the earliest one in the museum of a soldier of the 66th in uniform]

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SBYRW : 44019

1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the officers at Rye Hill Farm which were their billets during a four day scheme in 1927. In this image whose location is not certain are Lieutenant Keble, Lieutenant Allen, Lieutenant Woodhouse, Captain Theyre, RSM Brewer, Lieutenant Hayward VC, 2nd Lieutenant Kenrick, 2nd Lieutenant Thompson and Lieutenant Priestley.

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