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The side of the memorial where the Wiltshire Regiment's names begin.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - Five colour photos of a monument in Colesburg cemetery in South Africa which includes the names of nineteen members of the Battalion who died in the Boer War - the date of the photos is unknown; it is also possible that there are soldiers from the 2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment in this cemetery.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white photo of a Platoon group in Northern Ireland but neither the date nor the place are known. Far left standing is Lieutenant Patrick Tomlinson (Rear row L to R) 1st left Private Lewis, 3rd Private Raeburn, 4th Private Coombes, 5th Private Hopley. (Sat L to R) 1st, Private Grant, 2nd Private Smart, 3rd Private Mills, 4th Private Crookson,7th Private Horne.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A colour photo of Signals Platoon in 1987 when the Battalion was stationed at Aldegrove in Northern Ireland. Corporal Jim Waterfall (seated front 3rd from left), Sergeant Gardiner (satth from left), Private Ian Wright (Front 6th from left) Private Jack Coombes (front far right) Private Steve Ambler (2nd row - left standing) Private Jones 87 (standing rear left)

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99th Regiment - A black and white photo of the graveyard at Eshowe, the last resting place for the 31 soldiers who died during the siege, which lasted from 24 January to 3 April 1879. In addition to Lieutenant Davison, the following soldiers of the 99th Foot were also buried here: ? Privates Shields and Paul (dysentery); Lewis, Roden, Swann and Venn (enteric fever); Coombes (typhoid fever); Tubb (sunstroke); Knee (drowned) and Kent (killed by Zulus).

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photo of Bandsman Plonker Coombes at Mustapha Barracks, Alexandria, in Egypt in 1931

Person(s): Coombes,;


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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photo of a plaque in a church at Crewkerne to the memory of nine men who died in the Boer War between 1899 and 1903; two of these were in the 2nd Battalion of the Wiltshire Regiment

Person(s): Coombes, F G; Ireland, J;


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Officers mess at Lahore, India, 1925

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the officers at Lahore, India in 1925. It shows, in the back row from left to right, Lieutenant A.G.W. Jolliffe, 2nd Lieutenant A.L. Mitchell, 2nd Lieutenant W.A. Bickford, Lieutenant H.S. Hall, 2nd Lieutenant J.N. Moffett-Potts and Lieutenant T.G. Watney; in the middle row are Lieutenant H. Du Pre Finch, Captain J.H. Sugrue, Captain G.L. Blight, Captain A.P. Aveline MC, Captain H.H.R. Hilliard and Captain W.C.A. Hanney; seated are Captain P.H. Hight, Captain G.S.L. Gregson-Ellis MC, Major R.B.L. Harvey OBE, Lieutenant Colonel A.E.F. Harris DSO, Captain and Adjutant V.G. Stokes MC, Major A.D. Gordon DSO, MC and Captain and Quartermaster A.G. Coombes MC with, in front, 2nd Lieutenant G.C. Drake-Brockman and 2nd Lieutenant L. a B. Robinson.

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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the officers in Lucknow in India in 1931. It shows, standing from left to right, 2nd Lieutenant G.H. Carr (ULIA), 2nd Lieutenant C.W. Stevens, Lieutenant J.N.M. Potts, 2nd Lieutenant J.C.Q. Harris, Captain W.C.A. Hanney, Captain K.P. Smith and Captain M. Wykes MC. Sitting are Captain and Quartermaster Mr A.G. Coombes MC, Captain J.L. Carr, Lieutenant Colonel J.P.B. Robinson CMG, DSO, Lieutenant Colonel A.E.F. Harris DSO, Captain P.H. Hight, Major A.D. Gordon DSO MC and Captain G.S.L. Gregson-Ellis MC. In the front are Lieutenant G.C. Drake-Brockman and 2nd Lieutenant A.F. Wells. It is believed this photograph was taken on the occasion of the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Francis, relinquishing command of the Battalion

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A colour photograph of members of ?A? Company in the area of Sackville Street, Londonderry on the occasion of the Apprentice Boy's march on the 9th, 10th and 11th of August 1979.

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