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Battalion shooting team in India 1900 - 1901

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1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A sepia photograph of the Battalion shooting team in India in the period 1900 - 1901. It shows, in the rear row from left to right Sergeant Instructor of Musketry Mathews, L/Sergeant Draper, L/Sergeant Roberts and L/Corporal Stone. Seated from left to right in the front row are Colour Sergeant Barnes, Sergeant Major Lovelock, the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Harford, Colour Sergeant Charlton. The soldier sat front centre is L/Corporal Boast who was believed to be one of the best shdots in the Battalion. On the rear of this image are the words .To Col H M Carter, with Sgt Major Lovelock's compliments?. Another member of the team is olurC/Sergeant Hitchman was absent]

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