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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the officers of the Battalion in Italy in 1944 shortly before the Battalion was withdrawn from that theatre of war; they include (Front Row L to R) Bill MIDDLETON, Captain BALLENTINE, Major George WOOLENOUGH, WELDON, Lieutenant Colonel HEFFOR (Commanding Officer), Major HOOLEY (2 i/c), Major Tony WARD, ( ?QM), Major CLARKE. (Middle Row Left to Right) Jimmy LEE, (?), (?), (?), (?), (?), (?), (?), Lieutenant Von KAISERLING (South African), (?) (Rear Row Left to Right) Phillip PALMER, (?), John RODEN, MAYNARD, Arthur HARMER, (?), CHADWICK (Padre), Jasper ESSEX, (Dr) Gerry DREW.

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Wessex Regiment - A black and White group photograpgh of the Eastern Wessex TAVRA on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the Territoirial Army, 15th April 1983. Standing, from left to right, are Brigadier R M B Walker OBE MC, Sir Ashley Ponsonby Bt MC, Lieutenant General Sir Richard Trant KCB, Colonel P M B Sutcliffe MBE, TD, DL, Major General Lord Michael Fitzanlan Howard KCVO, CB, CBE, MC, DL, Colonel The Hon G W N Palmer OBE, TD, JP and Lieutenant Colonel Sir James Scott Bt. Seated from left to right are Colonel Sir Joseph Weld OBE, TD, JP, Mr J. Knight, The Reverend A W Hooper MC. MA, Captain Sir John Nicholson Bt KBE,CIE, JP, Lieutenant General Sir Edward Burgess KICB, OBE, Captain H. Bailry MC, Mr F R Scott and Major J D Young, JP.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Officers in Syria in 1944; a note with this photo reads . 'Having taken part in the landings in Sicily and Italy the breakout from Anzio and the advance to Rome in 1943, the,2nd Wiltshires were withdrawn for a rest having suffered nearly 600 casualties in three months. In July 1944 the 5th Division of which,2nd Wiltshires had been a part since the start of the War moved to Palestine with the Wiltshires spending most of their time training at Nathanya, Damascus - near where this photo was taken - and Gaza. The photo shows the Officers seated with Gen Sir William Platt, the Colonel of the Regiment.'

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