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49th Regiment - A sepia photo of a group of Officers, probably in Sheffield, England in 1878. L to R] [1] Captain Edward Thompson Dickson, [2 -Sat -?-], [3 - Standing] Lieutenant  F.B.R.Hemphil[ Died in Malta 1891], [4  -Standing -?-], [5 - Sat 3rd Left] Quartermaster Samuel Deacon, [6 - sat 4th left] Major William Young, [7 -?-], [8 - Stood 3rd Left] Lieutenant  Harry Winton Holden, [9 - stood 4th left] 2nd Lieutenant Elmhirst Rhodes [Brother of Cecil Rhodes], [10 - sat front centre] Lieutenant  Arthur N.  Burns, [11 - sat 5th left] Captain Alfred George Huyshe [Commanded 1 Berks Regt at Battle of Tofrek], [12 - Stood 5th Left] Captain Edward B. Thornton, [13 - sat 6th left] Lieutenant Thomas Fraser King, [14 - Stood 6th left] Lieutenant  E.J. Brooke, [15 - Sat from, far right] Captain Henry Tichborne Smith, [16 - sat far right ] Captain William Stevenson. The Regimental digest of service reads… On 5 Nov 1878, England, Sheffield. Regiment marched here from Aldershot, with a detachment deployed to Tynemouth. Four months later, on 25 March 1879, the Regiment moved to Dover from Sheffield and was joined by the detachment from Tynemouth.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white group photograph of the Sergeants Mess believed to have been taken in Bomba Camp, North Africa, 1964. (Rear row L to R) Sergeants F. Simpson, B. Turner, K. Cripps, G. Gasgoine, F. Bray, V. Hole, J.Pinchen, Tranter, Dean, Mocley (A.C.C.) B. Willoughby,Gibbs, Weatley, G. Moore (R.A.O.C), Cobler. (middle row L to R) Sergeants Thornton, J. Mead, T.Leader, F. Knight, E. Skiner, S. Parsons, B. Bennett, C/Sergeant M. Cowley, G. Mills, C. Whiting, D. Weaver (R.E.M.E.) B. Dunford, Roberts, -?-,L. King, Drum Major Ford. (Sat L to R) Sergeants Holloway, T. Murdoch, Cameron (R.E.M.E ? Armourer), John (known as Jack). Dudman, WO 2 G.Cross, Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant Masters, WO1 (Regimental Sergeant Major) Goldsmith, WO2 J. Barrow, C/Sergeant D. Briggs, C/Sergeant W. Williams, C/Sergeant R. Allcock, C/Sergeant B. Payne Sergeant Napthan (R.A.P.C.) . All or most of these senior non commissioned officers had previously served in the Royal Berkshire Regiment and the Wiltshire Regiment.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white group photograph of the Warrant Officer's and Sergeant's Mess of the Battalion, on the occasion of the presentation of the Colours on the 21st July 1956, together with Her Majesty the Queen (the photograph is ripped in half and badly damaged) Photographer; Gale and Polden Ltd. Aldershot. 2 copies - the second one is in a better condition

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1st Bn, Wessex Regiment - A colour photo taken at the Sergeants Mess dinner at Annual camp at Stanford PTA, Norfolk, in 1974 showing the Colours to being marched to the Sergeants Mess. Commanding the escort is WO2 Pete READER, with (Queens Colour) Ron JEROME and (Regimental Colour) Drum Major John THORNTON

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1st Bn, Wessex Regiment - A colour photo taken at the Sergeants Mess dinner at Annual camp at Stanford PTA, Norfolk in 1974 showing the Colours to being marched to the Sergeants Mess. Commanding the escort is WO2 Pete READER, with (Queens Colour) Ron JEROME and (Regimental Colour) Drum Major John THORNTON

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1st Bn, Wessex Regiment - A colour photo taken at the Sergeants Mess dinner at Annual camp at Stanford PTA, Norfolk in 1974 showing the Colours to being marched to the Sergeants Mess. Commanding the escort is WO2 Pete READER, with (Queens Colour) Ron JEROME and (Regimental Colour) Drum Major John THORNTON

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Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Warrant Officers, Colour Sergeants and Sergeants of the Royal Berkshire Regiment, mainly from the 1st Battalion but including the Regulars in the 4th/6th Battalion and from the Depot. This was the last photograph taken of the Sergeants Mess in May 1959, in Brock Barracks, Reading. This photograph is named.

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1st Bn Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white group photograph showing the Warrant Officer's, Colour Sergeant's and Sergeant's Mess at Brock Barracks, Reading, taken prior to the Regiment's amalgamation with the Wiltshire Regiment in May 1959 Photographer; N Loftus

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - One of 53 photos catalogued from the over 100 contained in a photographic album/journal from the period 1942-1946 compiled by Private S J Day; this sepia photo shows Private 'Dizzy' Thornton with a snake charmer while he and other members of the Battalion were on leave in 1943

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - One of 53 photos catalogued from the over 100 contained in a photographic album/journal from the period 1942-1946 compiled by Private S J Day; this black and white photo shows Privates Keith Serth (The Baron) and Dizzy Thornton with the caption "trust the MT (Motor Transport) to find a car" while they and and other members of the Battalion were on leave in Bombay in 1943

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The Rifles (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Museum - Two colour photographs celebrating the Accreditation of the Museum into the Museums, Libraries Archives scheme on Monday 11th October 2006. One photograph (of which there are two copies) shows the Museum's Curator, David Chilton, receiving the Accreditation Certificate from Louisa Burden, County Museums Officer for Wiltshire, and the other photograph has David and Louisa with Jackie Dryden, the Assistant Curator and 9 of the Museum's volunteers.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the officers prior to deployment to South Africa for the Boer War in South Africa in 1899. In the rear row, from left to right, are Captain E. Vincent, Lieutenant H.P. Rogers, Captain Hon Holmes a?Court, Lieutenant Claude F. Thornton, Lieutenant M.C. Richards, Captain W.E. Matcham, Captain F.S. Picot (in civilian clothes), (far left in side hat) Quartermaster Alexander J. Yardley. (Second row-seatedt) 2nd Lieutenant E.L.W. Henslow, Major F.R. Macmullen, Major F.C. Beaston, Lieutenant Colonel F.C. Carter, Lieutenant & Adjutant E. Evans, Major H.A. Stock. Front row left to right are 2nd Lieutenant L.O.F. Mellish, Captain W.N. Bolton, Lieutenant Robert M.T. Gillson and 2nd Lieutenant D.G.N.I.Wimberley. The photograph was taken at Maida Barracks, South Camp, Aldershot on the morning of 16 December 1899 by Charles Knight of Aldershot who had a contract at the barrack.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the officers at Bordon in Hampshire in 1913 with, rear row left to right Lieutenant Harry F.D. Stirling, Lieutenant Hamelin F. Coddington, Lieutenant Claude V. Champion de Crespigay, 2nd Lieutenant Johnn U. Kelly, Quartermaster Alexander J. Yardley, Hawkins (attached officer), Captain Douglas G.N.I. Wimberly, Captain Henslow, Lieutenant Carter, Lieutenant Murray, Captain Edward Vincent, RSM Grant DCM and, seated left to right, Lieutenant Arthur C. Magor, Lieutenant William S. Hern, Lieutenant Matcham, Captain MacDonald, Colonel Payne, Captain Edward Evans DSO, Captain Walter S. Brown, Captain Shaw, Captain Cecil A. Law. Seated at the front, left to right, are Captain Claude F. Thornton and Captain Harry B. Fisher

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49th Regiment - A sepia photograph of the officers in Deesa, India in 1869. At this time the main body of the Regiment was based at Deesa, with a detachment at Mount Aboo. The photo shows, fromleft to right, rear rw, Lieutenant W. De. W. Van, Lieutenant M. Mayne, Doctor Arwin, Ensign C. Yate, Lieutenant E.B. Thornton, Lieutenant C.P. Temple, Ensign E . H. Wilson, Captain Shirley, and in the front row, Captain and Adjutant Thomas, Colonel C. Adams, Doctor Beale, Captain Madan, Ensign Lyster, Ensign V.J.J. Eyre and Lieutenant Wreford.

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Royal Berkshire Regiment Depot - A sepia photograph of past and present Commanding Officers at the 49th Regimental Depot, taken in 1904 showing, rear left, Colonel W Thornton (3rd Bn), on the right, Major A.J.W. Dowell and, seated left to right, Colonel Bowles (3rd Bn), Colonel F.W.M. McCracken, Colonel C.P. Temple, Colonel W.A. Collings and Colonel E.H. Burney.

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Royal Berkshire Regiment Depot - A sepia photograph of officers at the 49th Regimentel Depot in, 1904 showing, in the rear row left to right, Lieutenant L. Marton, -?-, Lieutenant L.H. Birt, Lieutenant L.H.M.P. Cockerell, Lieutenant W.B. Thornton, -?-, Lieutenant A. H. Buchanan-Dunlop and, in the front row, Captain Hon R.H. Collins DSO, -?-, Major A.J.W. Dowell, Colonel W.A. Collings, Captain W. Clegg and Lieutenant and Quartermaster Mr T. Brown.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of four officers of one of the Battalion's Mounted Infantry sections. In this image are Captain C. Moore, Captain J.G.R. Walsh, Lieutenant J.R. Bassett and Lieutenant W.B. Thornton in South Africa in 1899-1902. (Exact position in photo not known) It is thought that this photo was taken by Lieutenant Hemp in 1901.

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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of ?F? Company in India, believed to have been taken in 1907. Only part of the 2nd row from the front are named Seated left to right are -?-, Private Busby, L/Corporal Laing, Corporal Atkins, Band Sergeant Champion, 2nd Lieutenant Lewis, Captain W.B. Thornton, Colour Sergeant Farmer, Sergeant Inman, Corporal Crittenden, L/Corporal Bowler, L/Corporal Gibson and L/Corporal Newport.

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