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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.
Person(s): Lee,, Sergeant; Holford,, Sergeant; Coyle,, Sergeant; Coward,, Sergeant; Bastin,, Company Quartermaster Sergeant; Nicholl,, Sergeant; Griffiths,, Sergeant; Main,, Sergeant; Powell,, Sergeant; Lockwood,, Sergeant; Shoesmith,, Sergeant; Lee,, Sergeant; Hawkins,, Sergeant; Chaundy,, Sergeant; Rutherford,, Sergeant; Baigent,, Sergeant; Hemmings,, Sergeant; Clark,, Sergeant; Kimbrey,, Sergeant; Waite,, Sergeant; Lane,, Sergeant; McGee,, Acting Company Sergeant Major; Tucker,, Sergeant; ..ner,, Sergeant; Teagle,, Sergeant; Bird,, Sergeant; Spokes,, Sergeant; Sparks,, Sergeant; Nicholl,, Sergeant; Carpenter,, Sergeant; Palmer,, Sergeant; Hillier,, Sergeant; Yardley,, Sergeant; Lane,, Sergeant; Lloyd,, Sergeant; Carter,, Sergeant; Belcher,, Sergeant; Craft,, Sergeant; Pike,, Sergeant; Kerr,, Sergeant; Goddard,, Company Quartermaster Sergeant; Minchin,, Company Quartermaster Sergeant; Rixon, Company Quartermaster Sergeant; Montague,, Quartermaster Sergeant; Farmer,, Sergeant major; Betty, W R P K, Major; Foley, F W, Colonel; Slaughter, M L, Captain and Adjutant; Harper,, Quartermaster Sergeant; Crounded,, Company Sergeant Major; Beggs, Company Sergeant Major; Wood,, Company Sergeant Major;
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.
Person(s): Vincent,E, Captain; Rogers, H,P, Lieutenant; Holmes a?Court, Captain; Thornton, C,F, Lieutenant; Richards, M,C, Lieutenant; Matcham, W,E, Captain; Picot, F,S, Captain; Yardley, A,J, Quartermaster; Henslow, E,L,W, 2nd Lieutenant; Macmullen,F,R, Major; Beaston, F,C, Major; Carter, F,C, Lieutenant Colonel; Evans, E, Lieutenant; Stock, H,A, Major; Mellish, L,O,F, 2nd Lieutenant; Bolton, W,N, Captain; Gillson, R,M,T, Lieutenant; Wimberley, D,G,N,I, 2nd Lieutenant;
Wiltshire Volunteers - Officers, senior warrant officers and sergeants on board ship en route to South Africa to join the 2nd Battalion. Standing, left to right, are Sergeant Thomas; Colour Sergeant Yardley; Lieutenant Luce (died of disease); Major Folkestone; Sergeant Harding (died of enteric fever 13 May 1900); Lieutenant Kendle; Sergeant Booker. Sitting, left to right, are Sergeant Gough, Sergeant Elwood (slightly wounded at Slapkrantz July 1900). Lieutenant Luce is remembered on the Malmsbury Memorial which reads "To the glory of God and in memory of Walter Cecil Luce Lieutenant of the Volunteer Service Company of the Wiltshire Regiment. Born November 27th 1873. Died at Springfontein South Africa February 11th 1901."
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
Person(s): Stirling, H F D, Lieutenant; Coddington, H F, Lieutenant; Champion de Crespigay, C V, Lieutenant; Kelly, J U, 2nd Lieutenant; Yardley, A J, Quartermaster; Hawkins, ,; Wimberly, D G N I, Captain; Henslow, , Captain; Carter, , Lieutenant; Murray, , Lieutenant; Vincent, E, Vincent; Grant, , Regimental Sergeant Major; Magor, A C, Lieutenant; Hern,W S, Lieutenant; Matcham, , Lieutenant; MacDonald, , Captain; Payne, , Colonel; Evans, E, Captain; Brown, W S, Captain; Shaw, , Captain; Law, C A, Captain; Thornton, C F, Captain; Fisher , H B, Captain;
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of Captain A.J. Yardley believed to have been taken before the 1st World War..
Person(s): Yardley, A J, Captain;
99th Regiment - A sepia photograph of Colour Sergeant W.R. Yardley which it is believed was taken around 1880 - 1881.
Person(s): Yardley, W, R, Colour Sergeant;
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Sergeants Mess in Rawlpindi, India in 1882. Only a few of these men have been identified. In the rear row, on the left is Sergeant Cane (Provost Sergeant), 3rd from the left is Sergeant Cole (Officers mess Sergeant - A note in the album states that he married the pretty daughter of Private and Mrs O? Keefe, 8th from the left is Sergeant Yardley who was the older of two brothers serving and who later reached the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and 10th from the left is Sergeant Kelly. In the 2nd row and on the extreme right is Sergeant Milson. In the 3rd row, on the extreme left is Sergeant Perry, 3rd from the left is Colour Sergeant Pendlebury, 5th from the left is Sergeant Webster, 7th from the left is Colour Sergeant Holland and 8th from the left is Band Sergeant Spencer. In the 4th row, 2nd from the left is the Master Tailor, 3rd from the left is the Paymaster Sergeant, 4th from the left is Quartermaster Sergeant Robinson, 5th from the left is Sergeant Major Pepper, 6th from the left is Lieutenant Picot, 7th from the left is the Bandmaster, 9th from the left is Sergeant Dowding with Sergeant Mankelow 11th from the left Sergeant Kennell. In the bottom row, 3rd from the left is Sergeant Yardley who was the younger of two brothers serving, 4th from the left is Sergeant Tucker and on the extreme right is Colour Sergeant McCloud of ?F? Company who had been a sailor before joining the Regiment.
Person(s): Cane, , Sergeant; Cole, , Sergeant; Yardley, , Sergeant; Kelly, , Sergeant; Milson, , Sergeant; Perry, , Sergeant; Pendlebury, , C/Sergeant; Webster, , Sergeant; Holland, , C/Sergeant; Spencer, , Band Sergeant; Robinson, , Quarter Master Sergeant; Pepper, , Sergeant Major; Picot, , Lieutenant; Dowding, , Sergeant; Mankelow, , Sergeant; Kennell, , Sergeant; Tucker, , Sergeant; McCloud, , Sergeant;
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A digital sepia group photograph of the officers at Naauwpoort, South Africa in March 1901. It shows, in the rear row, from left to right, 2nd Lieutenant Hamelin F. Coddington, 2nd Lieutenant Henry C. A. Barclay, Captain (Quartermaster) Alexander J. Yardley, and believed-to-be Major Roberts, the Brigade Major. In the middle row, from left to right, are Captain Brown (Either WS or AS), Captain Edward Evans, Major Carleton H. M. Kirkwood, Major Neville D. Macdonald, Captain Wilfred Bolton, Captain William Eyre Matcham and Captain Thomas Roche. Seated from left to right at the front are Lieutenant Robert M. T. Gillson, -?- , andLieutenant Edward J Fitz G. King. This image was in the collection of Lieutenant Colonel Carter the commanding officer at the time.
Person(s): Coddington,H F, Lieutenant; Barclay, H C A, Lieutenant; Yardley,A J, Captain; Roberts, , Major; Brown, , Captain; Evans, E, Captain; Kirkwood,C H M, Major; Macdonald, N D, Major; Bolton, W, Captain; Matcham,W E,Captain; Roche, T, Captain; Gillson, R M T, Lieutenant; King, J F G, Lieutenant;
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia digital image of Captain (Quartermaster) A J Yardley on a horse called Mouse. The horse was selected at the remount centre by the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel H M Carter. This photo was taken at Pretoria, South Africa in April 1901.
Person(s): Yardley,A J, Captain;
5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia image of CSM (WO2) D. Yardley DCM from Limmer Hill, Wokingham. Local Newspapers reported the award. (No reference to this award has been found in the London Gazette or the D.C.M. Microfiche at the National Archive)
Person(s): Yardley, D, WO2;
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the officers at West Down South, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, 1908. (Standing L to R) Lieutenant Burroughs, 2nd Lieutenant Segrave, Lieutenant Wallis, Captain Yardley, Captain Fisher, Captain Gillson, 2nd Lieutenant Beaver, Lieutenant Culver, 2nd Lieutenant Hill, Lieutenant Kelly, Lieutenant Bond [Assistant Adjutant], Lieutenant Harvey. (Sat L to R) Captain Armstrong, Captain Dansey, Major Barnes, Lieutenant Colonel Reay, Captain Barker [Adjutant], Major Wyndham, Captain Stoddart, Lieutenant Coddington. Three officers of the Battalion were not included in the group - Major Lord Heytesbury, who was indisposed ?, Captain Henslow, who was at Aldershot on a course for Gymnastics, and Major Magor, who had returned to Pembroke Dock in Wales.
Person(s): Burroughs, , Lieutenant; Segrave, , Lieutenant; Wallis, , Lieutenant; Yardley, , Captain; Fisher, , Captain; Gillson, , Captain; Beaver, , Lieutenant; Culver, , Lieutenant; Hill, , Lieutenant; Kelly, , Lieutenant; Bond, , Lieutenant; Harvey, , Lieutenant; Armstrong, , Captain; Dansey, , Captain; Barnes, , Major; Reay, , Lieutenant Colonel; Barker, , Captain; Wyndham, , Major; Stoddart, , Captain; Coddington, , Lieutenant;
Wiltshire Volunteer Service Company - A sepia photo of some Officers and Sergeants on board ship for South Africa in 1900 - 2 copies