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Machine Gun Platoon at Tidworth, Hampshire in 1923

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Machine Gun Platoon at Tidworth, Hampshire in 1923. Rear row (L to R) Private H. Kyte, Private F. Townsend, Private W. Musselwhite, Private T. Morris, Private J. Miller, Private J. Vincent, Private J. Brooks, Private J. Hinder.(2nd Row L to R) L/Corporal Hayward, Private Jones, Private F. Tanner, Private J. Webb, Private F. Tasker, Private J. Taylor, L/Corporal T. Webster, Private T. King, Private J. Miller, Private H -?- (front row seated L to R) Corporal R. Read, Private V. Baker, Sergeant C. -?- Captain G, Wait MC, Sergeant A. Farley, Private W. Locke, Corporal E. King. (Front L to R) All unidentified.

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3rd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of a black and white photo of a group of soldiers who are believed to be 3rd Battalion recruits undergoing training in 1915 with L/Corporal George Henry Waites seated in the centre and not wearing a hat

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8th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of a photograph of a group of Royal Berkshire Regiment soldiers in 1917. L/Corporal George Henry Waites is seated in the centre of the picture and is wearing a Military Medal ribbon with the unidentified soldier to his left displaying two Good Conduct Stripes and two Wound Stripes on his left sleeve.

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8th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - CD-ROM containing images of George Henry Waites already provided in hard copy, together with a copy of his diary relating to his 1st World War service

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4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo taken at Oakhampton Ranges, Plasterdown Camp, in 1958 showing, in Sten Alley, Sergeant Bruce WAITES and Company Sergeant Major Pete READER.

Person(s): Waites, B; Reader, P;


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1st Bn, Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of 5 Platoon of "B" Company taken on 27th April 1994 in Alma Barracks, Catterick, Yorkshire. The photograph was taken shortly after the amalgamation of the Gloucestershire Regiment (28th/61st) and the Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (49th, 62nd, 66th & 99th)

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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, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph showing Wiltshire Regiment members of the 'Hampshire' Battalion after returning from Russia on 6 October 1919. They returned to Crowborough where its members were dispersed to their own Regiments, 'Z' Company rejoining the 1st Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment in Dublin. Before leaving the camp many of the soldiers sat for commemorative photographs. This one shows CSMs Yeats; Robbins; Moss; Waite, MC, DCM; and Bramstt; CQMS Archard, and Sgt Drummer Porter. CSM Waite is seated in the centre row on the right. On his left lower sleeve are three wound stripes. On his left upper arm is the White star which was worn by all units serving in the North Russian Expedition.

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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photocopy of a photograph of Company Sergeant Major 10574 Alfred Waite DCM. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in 1916. He went to France on the 30th May 1915 and was commissioned on the 29.5.17. He was killed on the 5.4.18 and is buried in Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert 1.C.5.

Person(s): Waite, A, WO2;


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Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of Private George Waites (sitting) together with his brother Henry Waites. This photograph was taken in August 1914 and is believed to have been taken to commemorate George joining the Army. His brother Henry was serving in a Fusilier London Regiment at this time and George was destined to join the 8th Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment.

Person(s): Waites, G, Private;


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Private George Waites in training

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3rd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of a group of recruits at the end of their training in Portsmouth in 1915. Seated front right is Private 18207 George Waites who was posted to the 8th (Service) Battalion in France. Seated front left is his friend Private 18220 Walter Chandler who, whilst acting as a company runner, was killed by a direct hit from a shell on the 23rd July 1916.

Person(s): Waites, G, Private;


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8th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of Private 18207 George Waites in 1916 behind the lines in France. Of interest in this photo is the wearing of the regimental cap badge at the front of the steel helmet.

Person(s): Waites, G, Private;


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8th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of Private 18207 George Waites in 1917, On his left lower sleeve are the crossed rifles indicating that he is a marksman, and below them are two wound stripes.

Person(s): Waites, G, Private;


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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of three soldiers in 1917. Standing right (as you view the image) is Private 18207 George Waites. On his left lower sleeve is an inverted stripe showing three years service, below which are two wound stripes. Private Waites had previous service in the 8th Battalion. Sat is L/Cpl 27015 Charles Gale MM. He is wearing the Military Medal ribbon. On the 27th January 1918 L/Cpl Gale was hit by a snipers bullet at Villers Plouich which resulted in the amputation of his leg.

Person(s): Waites, G, Private;


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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of Corporal 18207 George Waites in Germany 1919 as part of the Army of Occupation. On his left lower sleeve are two wound stripes, and on his right four overseas chevrons, indicating four years service overseas. He was promoted to the rank of Corporal on the 14th February 1919.

Person(s): Waites, G, Corporal;


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Home Guard - Private George Waites in the uniform of a Home Guard member in 1940. It is believed he was in the London Home Guard unit. He had previously served in the 1st and the 8th (Service) battalions of the Royal Berkshire Regiment in the 1st World War.

Person(s): Waites, G, Corporal;


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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the officers of the Battalion in Catterick in August 1939. (rear row Left to Right) 2nd Lieutenants D.S.B. Skene, D.E. Ballentine, Hamilton, F.R.E. Turner, RR.M.H. Collins, M.H. Chivers. (second row) 2nd Lieutenant R.A.S. Ward, Lieutenant K.G. Comerford-Green, Lieutenant (QM) R. Billings, Lieutenants R. Muelin, E.M. Ingles, O.Goldsmith, H.N. Hoare, J.W. Peers, E. McClintock, 2nd Lieutenant A.Early. (front row) Captains A.J. Rieth, F.Day, Majors H.R. Hicks, G.B. Russell DSO, Lieutenant Colonel K.J.P. Oliphant MC, Lieutenant G. Woolnough, Major M.K. Wait MC, Major L.H. Bearne and Captain C.H.G. Thomas MC.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white group photograph of the Officers in Shanghai in 1932 showing (standing left to right) Captain N.F.Hamilton, Lieutenant E.S.C.Parsons MC, Lieutenant C.R.A.Schofield, Captain J.H. Peacock, Lieutenant T.A. Arnold, Captain P.J. Pritchard, Captain L.H. Bearne, Lieutenant (QM) C.V. Joffife MM, Lieutenant N.E.C.Kenrick, Lieutenant R.C. Thompson, Lieutenant C.M. Keble and (front row sitting left to right) Captain G.K. Wait MC, Captain G.P. Oldfield, Major P.S.L.Beaver MC, Lieutenant Colonel J.H.M. Mee, Lieutenant and Adjutant) F.W.Stevens, Major J.M. Ponsford MC, Captain L.J. Fairchild MC.

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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.

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