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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A collection of documents belonging to Captain P. J. Prior, the documents cover the period 1939 to 1945. Included are three speeches made to troops concerning the victory over Germany, they are dated May and June 1945 and May 1946; three Menus, the first menu is dated the 29th of November 1944, the second Friday 25th of July 1947 (the dinner was held by General Sir Miles C Dempsey), and the date of the third is unknown. Two of the Menu's have a handwritten or signatured list of attendees in them, one has the names of attendees typed in order of rank inside and on the back cover of the menu. The document includes an issue of the 'Battalion News' dated the 28th of March 1945, the location given is West Germany. There are three documents that contained detailed information on proceedures (or orders) to follow. The document includes a number of training manuals for various courses, photocopies of fitness and medical records and a memoir entitled 'Fifty Years Ago Today' written by P J Prior CBE, DL and dated the 6th of June 1994 which recalls the D Day landings.
Person(s): Prior, P. J, CBE, DL Captain, Witkowski, J, Dempsey, M, C, Sir, Colonel General, McCracken, F, W, N, Sir, Lieutenant-General, Collins, R, J, Major- General, Fullbrook- Leggatt, Q, O, Major General, Tindall Lucas, C, H, Major General, Francis, S, G, Brigadier General, Aveline, A, P, Brigadier, Hanney, W, C, A, Brigadier, Hughes, A, C, Brigadier, Leslie, J, T, Brigadier, Pawle, H, Brigadier, Smith, K, P, Brigadier, Tremellen, L, Brigadier, Field, G, S, Colonel, Hibbert, A, P, J, Colonel, Morris, C, E, Colonel, Sharpe, A, G, M, Colonel, Simmer, Sir P, Colonel, Allen, K, H, H, Lieutenant Colonel, Barker, F, G, Lieutenant Colonel, Bassett, J, R, Lieutenant Colonel, Brownrigg, P, H, A, Lieutenant Colonel, Buckham, A, H, Lieutenant Colonel, Digby, R, M, Lieutenant Colonel, Eagar, E, F, Lieutenant Colonel, Du Pre Finch, H, Lieutenant Colonel, Hanning, A, S, Lieutenant Colonel, Harris, J, C, Q, Lieutenant Colonel, Hawkins, L, Lieutenant Colonel, Hayward, P, H, C, Lieutenant Colonel, Helby, I, D, H, Lieutenant Colonel, Davidson- Houston, W, E, C, Lieutenant Colonel, Hudson, Sir, A, Lieutenant Colonel, Jackson, G, S, Lieutenant Colonel, Lucas, R, H, A, Lieutenant Colonel, MacDowel, H, G, S, Lieutenant Colonel, MacLean, D, N, Lieutenant Colonel, Orr, E, A, B, Lieutenant Colonel, Sawyer, G, H, Lieutenant Colonel, Sinclair, D, C, S, Lieutenant Colonel, Sugrue, J, H, Lieutenant Colonel, Taffs, A, L, Lieutenant Colonel, Taylor, F, E, A, Lieutenant Colonel, Trimmer- Thompson, G, Lieutenant Colonel, Verey, H, P, Lieutenant Colonel, Acton, G, D, Major, Ambler, D, B, J, Major, Arbuthnot, G, H, Major, Barton, F, M, Major, Beer, D, F, L, Major, Bradshaw, A, V, Major, Brown, W, B, E, Major, Bromhead, R, B, G, Major, Morton-Clarke, J, C, M, Major, Coker, J, F, Major, Cockcraft, W, C, Major, Dale, C, G, Major, Daw, A, F, Major, Donaldson, I, G, Major, Flood, G, R, Major, Gabain, E, F, Major, Gibb, G, F, Major, Godfrey, D, C, Major, Gorle, H, V, Major, Greet, R, H, Major, Hight, P, H, Major, Hill, L, J, L, Major, Hope, R, J, Major, Jenkins, L, K, Major, Lear, C, J, Major, Macer, T, H, Major, Martin, J. H, S, Major, Meyer, P, B, Major, Mills, W, G, S, Major, Moore, F, J, W, H, Major, Norton, E, R, Major, Prichard, L, O, Major, Ray, E, B, A, Major, Ready, J, B, Major, Riddell, R, H, Major, Robinson, L, B, Major, Savill, H, Major, Chaplin-Snowden, A, Major, Turner, H, A, Major, Tynan, F, Major, Webb, P, B, Major, West, D, R, C, Major, Woodroffe, D, R, C, Major, Baker, A, A, J, Captain, Barns, J, F, F, Captain, Barter, H, D, F, Captain, Cree, T, M, Captain, Dempsey, M, C, Captain, Dodds, R, Captain, Francis, E, L, Captain, Gilding, E, M, Captain, Hobson, B, Captain, Holden, E, G, Captain, Hood, D, Captain, Moss, T, Captain, Redford, N, Captain, Tuffill, C, M, Captain, Walenn, J, S,C, Captain, Ward, H, L, F, Captain, Watson, C, R, Captain, Youlde, W, J, C, Captain, Cummings, G, R, J, Lieutenant, Wallis, R, L, Lieutenant, Simmonds, F, A,
Royal Berkshire Regiment, 5th [Service] Bn