1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white photo of Private James Leighfield receiving a Commander British Forces Commendation from the Commander British Forces, Hong Kong, Major General Garry Johnson, in 1989 when the Battalion was stationed in Hong Kong; the award was for his speed in rendering first aid after a grenade explosion in the Ghurka Camp at Sek Kong Photographer; Joint Services Public Relations, Hong Kong, BFPO1
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white photo of the Commander British Forces, Hong Kong, Major General Johnson, awarding awarding his commendation to Private Leighfield during the celebrations of the 30th Anniversary of the Battalion on 14th July 1989 in Hong Kong Photographer; Joint Services Public Relations, Hong Kong, BFPO1
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white photo taken during the Battalion's tour in Hong Kong from 1988 to 1990, showing the Commander British Forces, Major General Johnson, awarding his commendation to Private Jim Leighfield during the Battalion's 30th year Celebrations on 14 July 1989
1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia photo of the Battalion Athletics Team, winner of the Presidency and Assam District Athletic Championship, in India, sometime between 1921 and 1932, probably towards the end of that period. This photo is one of a collection of 14 of the Battalion found by a building contractor who was working on an unoccupied house in Aldershot and deposited by him at the Army Medical Museum there; three of the photos are named and the original owner, L/Corporal Greenaway, has been identified by his being the only common denominator to these three photos.
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of a search team from ?D? Company on the 17th February 1991. Whilst conducting a search around BCP 211 in some farm out buildings they came across a cow about to give birth. The attached Dog handler Private Boyd (4 UDR) admitted to having some limited farming experience and was immediately nominated as the vet. A healthy baby calf was delivered, an event much appreciated by the farmer. The photo shows, from left to right. Private Shuttleworth, L/Corporal Leighfield, Private Boyd, Private Chelmis and Private Lane. This incident happened when the Battalion was deployed as the Fermanagh Roulement Battalion from the 10th December 1990 to the 5th May 1991.
1st Bn, Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Light Infantry - A colour digital image of the Battalion deployed on Operation Herrick 2005 in Afghanistan. This image shows Corporal Leighfield briefing two soldiers whilst on patrol in or near Kabul.
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh?s Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of Corporal Mick Hildsdon (Left) and Private James Leighfield on patrol in Akaki Orange Grove whilst thery were on the United Nations tour in Cyprus in 1985.
1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the battalion Athletic team who won the P and A District Athletic Championships, Calcutta in 1931 - 32 -33. This shows the 1933 winning team. Top Row L to R, Bandsman Leighfield [Mile], Bandsman Dodd [Hurdles], Drummer Haynes , Private Millsom [Weight] , Private Mower [ 880], Private Colley [Hurdles],Ã?Â Bandsman Cross [Mile]. Middle Row L to R, Private Russell [Mile], L/Corporal Harper [ Sprints], Private Palmer [ Mile], L/Corporal Smith [High Jump], L/Corporal Povey , Signaller Clinton [Sprints], Private Brooks [Hurdles], Seated L to R, Corporal Greenaway [ 880], Corporal Davis [Long Jump and Sprints], Lieutenant J.A. Mellsop [440 and 880], Lieutenant Colonel A.D. Gordon DSO, MC, Sergeant Forward [ [Long Jump and Sprints], Corporal Eves , Corporal Welch [High Jump and Weight].
1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photo of the Battalion Athletics Team who were the winners of the Presidency and Assam District Athletics in 1932 - their second successive Year - 2 copies
...1945 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
0800hrs. Bn, temporarily under comd 130 Bde.
1920hrs. 1300 Bde sitrep as at 1630 hrs. NORTH half SELSTEN-8073 clear of en. HONTEN-8074 held by 1 Glas Highlanders (52 Div) 7 Hants to attack and capture PUTT-8270 and WALDENRATH-8369 07000 22 Jan. All Coys...