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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of Captain P J Prior, the Intelligence Officer of the Battalion, probably posed for a photo to go with an article in the Bucks Free press (Artefact 9286) when he was awarded the Croix de Guerre in 1944

Person(s): Prior, P J;


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Anti-Tank Gunners setting the correct range on a Wombat Anti tank gun during a live firing exercise.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - Berlin 1971-1973 Four black and white photos of Exercise 'Beechnut' 23rd July to 6th August 1972 at La Courtine, France.

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SBYRW : 19559

5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of a black and white group photograph of the officers of the Battalion taken in Bournemouth in 1943; the photograph shows : Back row (L to R) Lieutenants R J Phillips, K Lucas (wounded), W S Wyeth (wounded), F M Beale, C I Spackman (Military Cross), R J Holly, M Hodges, H A Pyke, D G E Holme (killed in action), B A Tarrant (Miilitary Cross and Bar, wounded) and F Josey. Middle Row: (L to R) Captains M E H Pardoe, J M Bedford (killed in action), J C Vines (killed in action), J B D Chapman, Lieutenants P J Prior (Croix de Guerre), H W Marsh, Captain G J Martin (Military Cros, wounded), Lieutenant H J C J Letang (RAMC), F O Saunders (RACHD) and N B Woodroffe. Front Row (Left to Right) Captain and QM H E Child, Majors A D Brown, A F D Smith (killed in action), Lieutenant Colonal A L Taffs (DSO, OBE, Croix de Guerre with palm), Major General R J C Collins, Majors D H V Board (killed in action), C D M Todd (TD MBE) and Captain L K Jenkins (MBE) Photographer; Bailey, Glen Fern Studios, Bournemouth, Hampshire

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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of a black and white photograph showing the scene at Courseulles in Normandy soon after D-Day on 6 June 1944

Person(s): Prior, P J;


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SBYRW : 19565

5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of a black and white Group course photograph of the L/Corporals course in Bournemouth; the photograph shows L/Corporal McDill (who later became a Captain in another Royal Berkshire Battalion) in the second row, fifth from the left, Sergeant Stephenson (Chief instructor in March 1944) in the front row 94th from left, Lieutenant J Prior (Officer Commanding the Course), Lieutenant Colonel Taffs (Commanding Officer of the Battalion) and Company Sergeant Major Pratley

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SBYRW : 20461

4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Sergeants Mess Group at Millom Camp Army School of Civil Defence in May 1960 showing (Back row, Left to Right) Sergeant WEBB, Sergeant CORTNEY, Sergeant GOLLOP, Sergeant FOSTER, Sergeant PRIOR, Colour Sergeant SESSIONS, Sergeant SWINDON, Sergeant BARRATT, Sergeant ROCKALL, Sergeant CLARKE, Sergeant BORDER, (Centre row, Left to Right) Sergeant Bag WALLIS (Queens Colour), Sergeant BISHOP, Sergeant OSBORN, Sergeant MEAD, Sergeant BASDEN, Colour Sergeant HAYWARD, Colour Sergeant HUNTER, Drum Major JONES, Colour Sergeant SPRINGTHORPE, Colour Sergeant SUTCLIFFE, Sergeant COOK, Sergeant ROBERTS, Sergeant MANSFIELD (Regimental Colour), (Front Row, Left to Right) Company Sergeant Major G HEARN, Company Sergeant Major B BECKLEY, WO2 BURROUGHS, Company Sergeant Major S WYATT, Company Sergeant Major J PEARSON, WO1 TAYLOR, Lieutenant Colonel J HILL MC (Commanding Officer), Regimental Sergeant Major J PRICE, Captain P DUNN (Adjutant), RQMS HADEN, Company Sergeant Major T PAY, Company Sergeant Major G STANLEY, Company Sergeant Major J JEFFERIES, Company Sergeant Major T BAYNHAM and Company Sergeant Major P READER.

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo taken at Annual Camp at Penhale in 1962 of the Sergeants Mess. (Left to Right in the Back Row) Sergeants PITICK, CHUDLEY, BECKLEY, OSBORN,ROADHS, CHAPLIN, VAUGHN, COOK, LAMBERT, FOSTER, BISHOP, MATHERSON, HUNTER, GROOM, GROVES, PRIOR. (Centre row Left to Right ) Drum Major CORTNEY, Sergeant BOWSCHER, WO2 BURROUGHS, Sergeant JONES, Colour Sergeant CLARKE, Colour Sergeant SESSIONS, Colour Sergeant HAYWARD, Sergeant OWEN, Colour Sergeant MANSFIELD, Sergeants MAY, JOEL, ROCKALL, BECKMAN, Staff Sergeant BARTER,(REME) Sergeant MORTON, Sergeant WALLIS. (Front row Left to Right) WO2 SWINDON, WO2 READER, WO2 BAYNHAM, Sergeant MEAD, WO2 PEARSON, RQMS HADEN, Lieutenant Colonel PLACKETT, Regimental Sergeant Major Bate JONES, Major EMMS, WO1 TAYLOR, WO2 STANLEY, WO2 LANE, WO2 RIXON, WO2 KIRBY, WO2 WYATT.

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SBYRW : 20479

4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A colour photo of Sergeants Mess Group at Stanford Camp, Norfolk, with all the Sergeants Mess in White Mess Kit. (Back row, Left to Right) Sergeants Ray GODDARD, John BYLES, Harry BECKMAN, Bob ROBERTS, (?) (?), Champ PRIOR, (?) Drum Major Eric COURTNEY, Allen OSBOURNE, Stan RHODES, Bill HING (A.C.C.) (Middle Row L to R) Sergeants MORTON, Jim JOEL, Pete LANGFORD, Fred COOK, Dave LEADBETTER, Nobby CLARKE, Colour Sergeants John MANSFIELD, Vic MIDDLECOTT, Dave RIXON, Eddie ROCKALL, Vic TIMMS, Les BECKLEY, Arthur JONES, Gordon HUNTER, Brian VAUGHN, (Front row L to R) WO2 Tom BAYNHAM, WO2 George STANLEY, WO2 Pat COLLINS, WO2 George HAYWARD, Major NEWMAN, WO1 (Bandmaster) TAYLOR, General COAD, WO1 (Regimental Sergeant Major) Bate JONES, Lieutenant Colonel Colin WILLING (CO), WO2 Harold HADON (RQMS), Captain Derek WEBB (QM), WO2 Bruce WALLIS, WO2 Alan AULT, WO2 Pete READER and WO2 Sid Wyatt

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph taken at the farewell of S Webb-Johnson on 9th October 1945, by the Management Committee of the Simla YMCA. Included in the photograph is Lieutenant Colonel Thyre, the Commanding Officer of the 1st Battlion at the time - he is fourth from the right in the middle row

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Corporal V. Prior who was wounded on the Western Front during the 1st World War; he came from 52 York Road, Reading

Person(s): Prior, V, Corporal;


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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of ex-Captain Peter Prior in Reading in 1998. He is pictured with a life ring with Royal Berks painted thereon. This item was used by him on the landings at Normandy when the Battalion landed on Juno Beach on the 6th June 1944. His batman painted the words on the ring.

Person(s): Prior, P, Captain;


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SBYRW : 34724

1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A CD containing 30 black and white and coloured images taken by Ex Sergeant Andy Prior. They mainly consist of scenes in Libya, North Africa when on exercise from Malta and in West Germany when based at Minden. In addition, there are several from Berlin.

Person(s): Prior, A, Mr;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white digital image of a general view of St Patrick Barracks, Malta when used by the Battalion from 1962 to 1965.

Person(s): Prior, A, Mr;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white digital image of a general view of St Patrick Barracks, Malta when used by the Battalion from 1962 to 1965.

Person(s): Prior, A, Mr;


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