Wiltshire Regiment - Two letters regarding Lieutenant Colonel W. S. Brown and the details of his service. They were sent between Mr. J. Chidzey and Colonel Boggis, the Curator of the Regimental Museum. They are dated 1st and 29th November 1969.
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A copy of the attestation papers for Private 3305 Stephen Brown. He enlisted at Devizes on the27th October 1892 having had previous service in the 3rd Militia Battalion. He served in South Africa during the Boer war and was discharged on the 26th October 1904. He rejoined on the outbreak of the 1st World War joining the 7th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. He was killed in action on the 16th August 1915 at Gallipoli
4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - Documentation dated 26th Feb 1945 relating to the wounds received by Private 5570722 Maurice William Brown in the 2nd World War. There are other post war Dept of Social Security documents relating to pension awards.
4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A Greetings Card from the 43rd Wessex Division. Inside it depicts the route across Europe during 1944 and 1945 taken by the Division, including 4th and 5th Battalions of the Wiltshire Regiment.
1st Bn, Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment - A newspaper cutting (Copyright), dated 21st July 1999, relating to the grim discovery of fourteen massacred Serbs in the village of Gracko, Bosnia; it contains four images naming Private David Brown and Private Ramsey Saui.
1st Bn, Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment - An article from the Reading Evening Post dated 23rd July 1999 (Copyright), relating to the the Regiment's service in Bosnia which contains ten images including those of Private Mathew Brooker, Private Mark Shepherd, Private Paul Parkhouse, Private Andrew Metcalf, Private John Parry, Private Adam Dicks, Private Simon Brown, Private Philip Claridge, Private Paul Upton and Private Ramsey Saui.
Wiltshire Regiment - An extract from the Salisbury Journal newspaper, dated 23rd February 1945 (Copyright), giving details of the award of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) for Lieutenant Colonel Jack Houghton-Brown, who was wounded in action on the Burma Front.
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A typed copy of a diary written during the Boer War by Private T King, from E Company. It covers his service from mobilisation in 1900 until his demobilisation in 1903. This account also appeared in the Wiltshire Regiment's Journal of June 1938 Volume VI No 1, page 51 onwards.
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of the Discharge Record for Richard Brown (alias Richard Alfred Griffin and John Henry Jones) dated 25th August 1902 after serving for 24 years as a Private.
1st Bn, The Rifles - A newspaper cutting (Copyright) referring to the end of tenure and departure of the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel David Brown. He was the first CO of the Battalion after its formation in February 2007. Lieutenant Colonel Brown initially served in the Gloster?s, and later served with the 1st Battalion Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment in Bosnia shortly after the merger of 1994.
2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Newspaper extracts (Copyright) relating to L/Sergeant 201099 Wellesley G. Browne D.C.M. It is a letter from him telling the story of how he won his Distinguished Conduct Medal in 1918
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A newspaper cutting, dating from 1976 (Copyright), headed ?And the wives have their say too?. It gives the wives' view of army life in England after being in Northern Ireland. Mrs Haines, Browne and Fielding are quoted and photograhed.
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - An obituary for ex-Lieutenant Creighton Brown. He served in the Regiment as a National Service officer. He was well known in the motor racing circuit and died in 2006.
...1917 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
The day was very quiet until about 1700hrs when the enemy fired about 10 HE (5.9) and 6 shrapnel (probably 4.2) into W RAVINE. Our Trench Mortar fired 15 rounds into JUMEAUX RAVINE (where the working was going on) with apparent good result as no more working...