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8th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A colour photograph of Ex-Private George Strong taken in his 100th year. He was the last surviving member of the Battalion. He went to France with the Battalion and was wounded in their first action at the Battle of Loos in 25th September 1915. After recovering from his injury, he was transferred to the Military Foot Police. In 1919 he was on duty in France when he guarded the body of the unknown warrior prior to it being transported back to England. After demobilisation, he worked for many years on the railways.

Person(s): Strong, G, Private;


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8th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white copy of a photograph showing members of the Battalion outside their barrack block on Salisbury Plain. They are displaying a home made flag showing the China Dragon and the battalion number. The soldier stood in the doorway (rear right) has been identified by Ex Private George Strong as being him.

Person(s): Strong, G, Private;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white newspaper photograph (Copyright) of Captain R.D.O. Foster, the second in command of ?B? Company, with five recruits who joined the Regiment in 1970 and a display in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire. The recruits are Paul Norman, Donald Orr, Christopher Ayliffe, Timothy Strong and Gerald Decarteret.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia group photograph of the officers in Kamptee, India, in July 1927, showing, n the rear row from left to right, 2nd Lieutenant Wrigley, Lieutenant Everett, Lieutenant Strong, Lieutenant Guise, 2nd Lieutenant Coad, 2nd Lieutenant Grove, Captain Clachan (New Zealand Forces attached), 2nd Lieutenant Hungerford, 2nd Lieutenant Richardson and 2nd Lieutenant Kincaid. Seated are Lieutenant (Adjutant) Prest, Major Culver, Major Macarthey (Military Secretary), Lieutenant Colonel Barker, Field Marshal Sir W Birdwood, Major Rowan, Captan Dawson (ADC), Captain Watson and Lieutenant (Quartermaster) Parker.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia (faded) group photograph some of the Officers at Shahmirpet Camp, whilst based at Secunderabad, India in 1928 showing, from left to right, Lieutenant Strong, Lieutenant Richardson, Lieutenant Quinn, Lieutenant Kincaid, Captain Grove, Captain Everrett, Captain Clachan, Captain James, Lieutenant B A Coad and Lieutenant Gore.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia group photograph of the officers in Shanghai in September, 1929. It shows, standing from left to right Captain James MC, 2nd Lieutenant Barker Mill, Lieutenant Morse MM, Captain Bradshaw, Lieutenant Strong, Lieutenant Grove, Captain C A Prest, Lieutenant R Ashley, Lieutenant B A Coad, 2nd Lieutenant Kincaid, 2nd Lieutenant Richardson, Lieutenant (Quartermaster) Parker, 2nd Lieutenant Wrigley, 2nd Lieutenant Doggsell and Lieutenant Snook. Seated again from left to right are Captain M K Watson, Captain Anstead, Major Culver, Lieutenant Colonel Barker OBE, Major H J Segrave, Major Hooper, Captain Lloyd DSO, MC and Captain Betts.

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The officers who were serving in the battalion in January, 1930 in Shanghai, Chinall

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia group photograph of the officers who were serving in the Battalion in January 1930 in Shanghai, China at the end of this tour. It shws, standing from left to right, Lieutenant E N Everett, Captain R M P Beven, Captain C A Prest, Lieutenant F W Grove, Lieutenant B A Coad, Lieutenant O G Woodhouse, Lieutenant R Ashley, Lieutenant L D G, Strong, Lieutenant (Quartermaster) G Parker and Lieutenant A R Moore MM. Seated are Captain J D James MC, Captain M K Watson, Major A S Hooper, Major H J Segrave, Lieutenant Colonel C A Barker OBE, Captain P S M, Wilkinson, Captain D A Anstead, Captain H W Lloyd DSO, MC and Captain E L Betts, In the front are 2nd Lieutenant D Doggrell, 2nd Lieutenant P C V Barker-Mill, Lieutenant G W L, Richardson, Lieutenant W F Snook and 2nd Lieutenant E V A Kincaid. [Also serving at this time but absent from the photo are Major R P Culver, Lieutenant T G, Gore and 2nd Lieutenant B F Wrigley.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Sergeant Strong, Lieutenant Ellis and Sergeant Jock in Eritrea in 1950. Lieutenant Ellis was later killed in action.

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