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SBYRW : 14427

2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A book entitlted 'Consolidation of Trenches, Localities and craters after assault and capture, with a note on rapid wiring.' It was issued in 1916 and was found among other documents belonging to Lieutenant Lawrence Frederick Hicks who was killed in the 1st World War

Person(s): Hicks, L.F.;


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SBYRW : 14428

2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A book entitled 'Musketry', 'consisting of Visual Training and Judging Distance.' Signed 'Henry F. Hicks Lieutenant.' who was killed in the 1st World War

Person(s): Hicks, H.F.;


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The front of the handbook

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SBYRW : 14429

Unit unknown or none - Book entitled 'Handbook of the Range-Finder, Infantry, No. 2'; only the front cover and the first page have been scanned


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SBYRW : 14452

Royal Berkshire Regiment - Prayer Book with 'official copy' inscribed on the cover. Inside the cover is written 'No 5332138 William Thomas Charlton' ; it dates from around 1920

Person(s): Charlton, W T;


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SBYRW : 14453

Royal Berkshire Regiment - Soldier's Bible with 'No 5332138 William Thomas Charlton' written inside. Also 'The Royal Berkshire Regt.'

Person(s): Charlton, W T;


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SBYRW : 19749

Wiltshire Regiment - A book compiled by D. A. Denley covering the story of Francis John Denley, a South African who served in the Wiltshire Regiment during the Great War (1st World War); it contains a number of photographs. The book is titled "A South African who fought with the Duke of Edinburgh's Wiltshire Regiment during the Great War".

Person(s): Denley, F J;


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The spine of the bible.

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SBYRW : 21376

Unit unknown or none - A Soldier's Bible issued to a Private 6340529 Parknett.


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SBYRW : 22101

1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A German converation primer originally owned by Corporal Nelson A Carrier

Person(s): Carrier, N A;


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SBYRW : 24363

1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A small book entitled "The Scottish Keepsake" which originally belonged to Pribvate J Wright during the 1st World War; it contains one hundred Scottish songs of the Ayrshire Bard

Person(s): Wright, H;


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The front and back covers

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SBYRW : 25840

Unit unknown or none - An American small mid-brown in colour, German Language Guide dated 24th June 1943 and issued by War Department Washington D.C. and signed by G.C. Marshall Chief of Staff for issue to American troops.


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The cover of the manual

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SBYRW : 27329

1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - An all arms drill manual stamped with ?B? Company, May 1983. It was used by ex-WO2 Algy M Turner. Only a few pages have been scanned and are available here

Person(s): Turner, A, Major;


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The cover

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SBYRW : 27468

2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A New Testament used in South Africa during the Boer War.


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The cover

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SBYRW : 27469

Wiltshire Regiment - A service edition of the Holy Bible. Inside is the name Rev. L. Judson.


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The cover

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SBYRW : 27470

Wiltshire Regiment - A War Primer, containing prayers old and new, for public and private use in time of war. These were selected and arranged by Frederick B. Mancnutt. This is a second edition printed in January 1942.


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The book cover

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SBYRW : 27872

4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - Infantry Roll Book for Platoons or Sections, printed by Gale and Polden, belonging to WO2 H.J. Sparkes and dating form the 2nd World War

Person(s): Sparkes, H J, WO2;


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The Membership Book cover

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SBYRW : 27874

4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - Old Comrades' Association Membership Book belonging WO2 H.J. Sparkes covering the period after he left the TA in 1947

Person(s): Sparkes, H J, WO2;


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SBYRW : 28316

5th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A copy of volume two of Les Pinner's recollections of his service in the 2nd World War. The book is entitled "Just passing through". He started service in the 7th Battalion, later transfering to the 5th Battalion with whom he served in France and Germany.

Person(s): Pinner, L, Private;


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The cover showing Princess Charlotte

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SBYRW : 29505

49th Regiment - A book of music produced by Her Royal Highness, the Princess Charlotte of Wales. This book was given by her to the Regiment aond 1814 when the Regiment returned from Canada. It was received by Major Glegg on behalf of the Regiment and consisted of Four Waltzes, one slow and four quick marches. Included within this book is a piece entitled ?Colonel Glegg Waltz? composed by Bandmaster D. Owen. The book is contained in its own box.

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SBYRW : 29509

5th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A soft backed book entitled ?The Fifth Battalion The Wiltshire Regiment in North West Europe ? June 1944 to May 1945', by CaptainJ S McMath.

Person(s): McMath, J S, Captain;


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Notice to join the Reserve

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SBYRW : 29717

2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - An Army Service Book belonging to1365 Private J. Compton who enlisted in Devizes, Wiltshire on 17th November 1886 and who initially served with the 1st Bn and then with 2nd Bn in India and South Africa.

Person(s): Compton, J, Private;


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