1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph showing those officers of the Battalion who formed part of the 2nd Mounted Infantry at Harrismith, South Africa, 1910 with (left to right) Lieutenants Kirwin and de Crespigny, Captain Timmis, Lieutenants Davis and Seagrave. Lieutenant Seagrave joined the Battalion in 1908 and was later seconded to the West African Frontier Force until 1915. Later during the 1st World War he went to France on the staff and then joined the Royal Flying Corps. After the war he returned to the 2nd Battalion of which he took command in 1935. He died in 1956. Lieutenant Claude Vierville Champion de Crespigny came from a long line of military officers in Essex. He enlisted as a private in the Imperial Yeomanry in 1900, later joining the Wiltshire Regiment where he was commissioned. In 1905-6 he was seconded to the King?s African Rifles. He left the Regiment in 1910, joining the 3rd (Militia) Essex Regiment. On the outbreak of the 1st World War he joined the 2nd Battalion Suffolk Regiment, surviving the war and retiring as a Major. After the war he became a game ranger in Tanganyika where he died in 1927.
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the officers of the Battalion, all in civilian clothes. This image was taken in Baird Barracks, Bangalore, India sometime between 1936 and 1939. It shows (rear row, standing left to right) Captain L.H. Bearne, Lieutenant J.R.A. Slee, Lieutenant A.W.S. Hooley, Lieutenant O. Goldsmith, Lieutenant J.O.S.Redman, Lieutenant A.J. Reith, Lieutenant J.L.R. Huelin, Lieutenant L.H.Wood, Lieutenant C.F. Read, Lieutenant R.C. Thompson, Lieutenant G.Wort and (seated left to right) Major G.F.Wait MC, Major H.B. Rose MC, Major J.M.Ponsford MC, Major R. Evelyn-Smith, Lieutenant Colonel H.J. Segrave, Lieutenant and Adjutant N.E.C.Kenrick, Major F.L.D. Shelford, Major S.M.C.Theyre and Major H.R. Hicks.
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Corps of Drums in Singapore sometime between 1932 and 1936. Seated 4th from left is Corporal H. Jarne, 5th from the left is Drum Major Pearce, 6th from the left is Lieutenant Colonel Segrave, 7th from the left is Lieutenant and Adjutant N.E.C. Kenrick, 8th from the left is Sergeant White and 9th from the left is Corporal McCarraghar,
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment ? A black and white photograph of the Warrant Officers and Sergeants Mess in Singapore 1932 ? 1936. The follwing are known to be in this photograph but their exact location not known: Sergeant Brett, Sergeant Tyrell, Sergeant Bunting, Sergeant Vallis, Sergeant Griffiths, Sergeant Miller, Sergeant Chalk, Preston, Small, May, Colburn, Morris, White, Read, Bolton, Goswell, Cooper, Mack, Burrows, RSM Billings, Lieutenant Colonel Segrave, Bandmaster Atkins, Lieutenant and Adjutant N E C Kenrick, ORQMS Harris, RQMS Sinper, Colour Sergeant Pryor.
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Warrant Officers and Sergeants at Talavara Barracks, Aldershot, on the 26th March, 1934. This was on the occasion of Major General E. Evans, CB, CMG, DSO The Colonel of the Wiltshire Regiments Farewell to the Regiment. Present in the front row in addition to the Colonel are Lieutenant Colonel P.S.L. Beaver MC [Commanding Officer] , Major H.J. Seagrave [Second in Command], Lieutenant E.N. Everett [Adjutant] RSM J C, Newton MM, Bandmaster J.A. Dalrymple,
...1944 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
All Officers, Warrant Officers and NCO's attended a demonstration of the Wasp Flame Thrower given by 2 DLI.
All Officers, Warrant Officers and Sgts attended a discussion on "The Advance to Contact" in the Sandhurst Cinema by Brig J. Shapland M.C. Comd. 6 Inf...