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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the officers mess staff and officers servants [Batmen], at Maritzburg, Natal, South Africa in 1912. In the rear row from left to right are Privates Davis, Palmer, Scott, Viney and Amor. In the 2nd row again from left to right are Privates Woodman, Stitora, Newman, Harris, Payne, Fary and King. Seated from left to right are Private Norris, L/Corporal Scott, Sergeant Lester and Private Butchard. and, in the fron to row, Privates Clements, Randell, White and Baker. [The officers servants or Batmen would be drafted in to assist the officers mess permanent staff in the event of an officers mess function]

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of a group of officers on manoeuvres in England in 1913 showing, from left to right, Lieutenant Mee, Lieutenant Oliphant, Sergeant Lester (in the background) Lieutenant Wand-Tetley (the Olympic gold medalist) and 2nd Lieutenant Carrington.

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1st/4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph taken by Captain Talbot Edward Baines Pye-Smith. This shows a group of the staff of the 75th Divisional transit camp at Kantara, Suez, Egypt, December 1918 or January, 1919. The commander sat centre is Captain Talbot Edward Baines Pye-Smith, Lieutenant A V Lester (Adjutant) and Lieutenant Charlton was assistant officer.

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photo of the Sergeants tug-of-war team after pulling against the officers at the Regimental Sports at Jhansi in 1908. Photographer; D'Silva C. Jhansi -

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