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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Small Bore team in 1959 and 1960 consisting of Lieutenant HOBDAY, Lieutenant BAILEY, Lieutenant SMALLBONE, Colour Sergeant RIXON, Corporal STAIG and Company Sergeant Major READER.

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A colour photo, taken at Penhale Camp in 1962, of (Left to Right) WO2 WYATT (HQ Company), WO2 RIXON (B Company), WO2 BAYNHAM (HQ Company), WO2 Pete READER (D Company), WO2 KIRBY (A Company) and RQMS HADEN (HQ Company).

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo taken at the Sergeants Mess Tramps Ball in November 1961, which was held in the old Dragon Club at Brock Barracks, Reading, showing Company Sergeant Majors lining up for a pinch of snuff from George HEARNE'S Silver box. Right to Left are Tich BAYNHAM, Sid WYATT, Pete READER and Dave RIXON.

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo taken at Sydling St Nicholas ranges in Dorset in 1956 at the 43rd Divisional Shoot showing (Left to Right) Company Sergeant Major T BAYNHAM, Colour Sergeant READER, Sergeant TIMMS, Colour Sergeant RIXON, Captain WINTER, Lieutenant HOBDAY and Lieutenant HARRISON

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo taken at Sydling St Nicholas ranges in Dorset in 1956 at the 43rd Divisional Shoot showing (Back row) Company Sergeant Major T BAYNHAM, Lieutenant WEBB, Colour Sergeant P READER and (Front row) Colour Sergeant Dave RIXON, Captain Norman WINTER, Lieutenant HOBDAY and Lieutenant Jim HARRISON

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Royal Berkshire Regiment detachment for the Queens Review of the Territorial Army in Hyde Park in 1958. The photo was actually taken at Plasterdown camp and shows Major WILLING (i/c Party), Captain PAXTON, Captain Shaw STEWART, Company Sergeant Major WHITEWICK, Sergeant CLARKE, Sergeant MAY BEM, L/Corporal DAY, Colour Sergeant RIXON, Company Sergeant Major BISHOP, Company Sergeant Major READER, Company Sergeant Major BAYNHAM, Corporal WINCHCOMBE, Corporal COURTNEY and Sergeant COOK.

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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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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo taken at Bisley in 1960 showing the Battalion Shooting team (Back row Left to Right) Corporal OWEN, Sergeant SIMMONDS, Corporal STAIG, Private (?), Lieutenant HOBDAY, Sergeant ROCKALL, Sergeant BECKLEY, Colour Sergeant RIXON, Corporal HEWDICK. (2nd Row L to R) WO2 READER, Corporal ROSE, Lieutenant CHANGER, Lieutenant THOMPSON, Captain STEWART, Lieutenant BAILEY, Lieutenant SMALLBONE, WO2 BAYNHAM, Sergeant WALLIS,. (Front row sitting L to R) Private (?) Private (?) and Sergeant RACKS (RAPC)

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo taken at Bisley in 1959 showing (Back row Left to Right) Corporal STAIG (D Company), Sergeant BECKLEY (S Company), Private LONGBOTTOM (B Company) Captain WINTER (B Company), Lieutenant HOBDAY (HQ Company), Lieutenant BAILEY (D Company), Lieutenant SMALLBONE (HQ Company). (Centre row Left to Right ) Colour Sergeant RIXON (HQ Company), Corporal HEWDICK (D Company), Sergeant SIMMONDS (B Company) Captain STEWART (WTO), Private WERSTLAKE (B Company), Lieutenant CHALLENOR (B Company), Captain WALKER (C Company) (Front row with Light Machine Guns) Corporal BULL (D Company) Company Sergeant Major READER (D Company), Company Sergeant Major BAYNHAM (HQ Company) and Sergeant WALLIS

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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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The gateway to the cemetary

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - Three colour photos of a cemetery in Jhansi in India which contains a memorial which includes the names of two Bandsmen of the Battalion who are buried there having died in October 1892 and January 1893. They are Privates H Rixon, who died on 14.10.1892, and Private M Simpkins, who died on the 25th January following. The memorial stone lists the names of soldiers from other Regiments who are also buried there. The person who took the photos while visiting Inida in November 2008 did not find/photograph the actual gravestones though a number of them are visible in one of the photographs.

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The photograph

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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white copy of a photograph of the Warrant Officers, Staff Sergeants and Sergeants of the Battalion. It is believed this photo was taken in Brock Barracks shortly after formation in 1914. The image is named, and also indicates if the soldier was killed or wounded.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - sepia photo of Private 5334925 Albert John Rixon around 1935; according to the notes on the back of the photo he served in the Regiment form 15 May 1934 until 28 December 1943 "and later was in the Death or Glory Boys!"

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