1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white photo of the Regimental Colour being trooped through the ranks of the Battalion on the Ferozah Day Parade on 23 June 1972 at Brooke Barracks in Berlin; the Regimental Colour bearer is Colour Segrant Watton and, to his left, can be seen RSM Pinchen Photographer; Klaus Marche, Army Public Relations Photo Section, HQ Berlin
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - Berlin 1971-1973 A black and white photo of Exercise 'Beechnut' 23rd July to 6th August 1972 at La Courtine, France. Senior NCOs on Mont Dore. On the left is Sergeant POYNTER, with an unidentified Company Sergeant Major in the centre and Colour Sergeant 'Scobbie' WATTON seated. The two on the left of the photo are unidentified.
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - Berlin 1971-1973 A black and white photo of Exercise Quickmarch, Schleswig Holstein from 15th November to 2nd December 1971 Colour Sergeant 'Scobbie' WATTON examining mail prior to its distribution to the rifle companies
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - 'C' Company in British Honduras in 1970 A black and white photo of the Garrison Sports meeting at Airport Camp, British Honduras in 1970 showing mainly 'C' Company Headquarters personnel. (Left to Right) (?) Major CANNING, Corporal CHOY (Company Clerk), Sergeant WATTON, (?) Sergeant TURAGA, (?) Sergeant Major PARSONS who later died in South Africa
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white photo in Cyprus, 1964, a 120 Mobat Anti Tank crew in a dug- in position with (Left to Right) Rod HICKS (later became RSM of the 1st Battalion DERR), Pete MALLOWS (retired as a Sergeant Major), Scobbie WATTON (retired as a Colour Sergeant) and Tony (The Beast) PINNELL (retired as a Colour Sergeant having received the BEM)
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of the Corporals Mess at Tidworth in 1962. This photograph was taken at a time when the British Army was changing over from the Battledress to the new No2 Dress. This photo is named.
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A digital black and white image of the sets of brothers serving in the battalion in Clifton Barracks, Minden, West Germany in 1968 Dando. 2 L/Corporal E Stockley, L/Corporal R Stockley 3 Private B Sillence, Private A Sillence, 4 L/Corporal R White, Private A White 5 Private M Browne, L/Corporal A Browne, 6 0Private Peter Choules, Private Paul Choules, 7 Corporal W Potter, Sergeant E Potter, 8 Corporal M Collins, Private F Collins, 9 Private C Watton, Sergeant T Watton, 10 Private A Watson, Private N Watson, 11 Private B Barnfield, Private K Barnfield, 12 Private C Cook, Private B Cook, 13 L/Corporal A Sawyer, Private G Sawyer, 14 Private A Hiscock, Private N Hiscock 15 Corporal T Iles, Private R Iles (NOT PRESENT) Corporal M Burton, Private B Burton, Private R Edmonds, Private P Edmonds, Private Jordan, Private Jordan, Private Maher and Private Maher.
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A digital colour image of members of ?C? Company in Norway on an adventure training exercise in 1968. At this time they were based in Minden, West Germany. From left to right the photo shows Private Les Meeks (unofficial company barber), Private Summers, Private David Nicholls, Private Martin McIntyre, Private Louie Emery and Sergeant Watton plus an unnamed person kneeling.
...1939 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
6 NCOs and M.T Gd of HQ Coy to Docks
1200: Instructions received from 13th Inf Bde that a Bde Anti-Tank Coy is being formed, commanded by Major G.B. Russell, DSO. The Bn is to provide Coy HQ and one Pl. The Pl will be commanded by 2/Lt J. Power