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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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The photograph

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SBYRW : 19666

5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of a black and white photograph of Lieutenant Charles Spackman MC who won his medal on D-Day 1944. The photograph shows him wearing battledress with his MC ribbon visable

Person(s): Spackman, C I; Spackman, C;


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The Regimental Tug o War team in South Africa, 1911

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SBYRW : 36339

1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Regimental Tug of War team in South Africa in 1911. This successful team were the winners at Peshawar, India 1901-02, Rawalpindi 1904-05, Amballa in 1906, Championship of India, Calcutta 1905-06-07, Mhow 1907, Jhansi 1908, Lady Mintos Fete 1906, Pretoria 1910-11, Johannesburg 1910-11, Durban 1910-11, Pietermarzburg, Natal International Tug-of-War 1910-11. In the rear row from left to right are Private Fox and Private Trimmell. In the 2nd row standing from left to right are Colour Sergeant Cady, Private Spackman, Private Spackman (believed to be brothers), Sergeant Palmer (trainer), Private Carter, Private Stagg and Private Toms. Seated areCorporal Gorton, Sergeant Major Martin, Colonel Warden, Captain and Adjutant Rowan, Lieutenant Mee and Bandsman Dobson.

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SBYRW : 49456

5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia image of Private E.C. Spackman from 15 Cambridge Street, Reading. He was wounded.

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SBYRW : 7210

1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photo of the Battalion heavy weight tug-of-war team at Ambala, India. They were the winners of the Calcutta Shield, Open to All India, in 1905, 1906 and 1907 and of Lady Minto's Cup Open to All India in 1907. Photographer; Bell Thos H. India - 4 copies

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