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49th Regiment and 1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Two newspaper cuttings concerned with the history of Thatcham House and its occupants. The first gives details about the Turner family who lived in the house from 1902 when it was acquired by Major Turner. The article goes into some detail concerning Major Turner's son Lieutenant A B Turner who was awarded the VC in 1915 and later died of injuries received during his service, the article also mentions the war memorial first erected in 1966 and the gift of a German gun that had been captured during the 1st World War, that was given to Thatcham. The second article gives further details of Thatcham House, it mentions Lieutenant Colonel Victor Buller Turner, Cecil Turner, Mark Turner, and Mr Bruno Zornow. Both documents are from an unknown publication, although as they are titled under the 'Local History Forum', it would appear that they are from a publication local to the Thatcham area. The dates of the articles are unknown, although the most recent date mentioned is 1980.

Person(s): Turner, C, Turner, A B, Lieutenant, Turner, V B, Lieutenant Colonel, Turner, M, Zurnow, B, Mr,

49th Regiment and Berkshire Regiment, 1st Bn

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