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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A scrapbook for the Battalion with Daily Orders, photographs, press clippings, letters, telegrams etc. whilst posted in Eritrea in 1948 and 1949
illustrating operations of 13th Corps 3 Oct and 11 Nov 1918 x10
Person(s): McCracken, F W N, Sir;
Coat of Arms with 3 seals 1923 (in own box w seals - situated in Archive Rm on shelf)
Person(s): McCracken, F W N, Sir;
d/d 1809 1811 and 1813 also article on Archdeacon Benning and son Conway. photo of Conway Benning
Person(s): Benning, C, Captain;
Royal Berkshire Regiment - An obituary concerning Brigadier Kenneth Pearce Smith, taken from the Daily Telegraph (Copyright) and dated Friday the 26th of July 1985. The document is a photocopy and there is also an extra copy enclosed with it.
Person(s): Smith, K P;
1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A newpaper cutting (Copyright) marked "Weekend News" dated 17 June 1977 explaining how Major West and his children Mark and Helen had been tending the grave of Trudy, a dog who had belonged to a Provost Corporal in the Battalion - photos of their work are held as Atrefact 9972
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - An account of the Battalion attack at Thiepval when near the Leipzig Salient, on the Somme 1916. Includes reports from CSM Wynter of the Army Gymnastic staff who had trained the battalion in the use of the bayonet and his observations on how they put the training to good use.
62nd Regiment - A recently produced Nominal Roll of the Officers and Men of the 62nd who serve with the Army of the Sutlej between 1845 and 1846.
2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A transcript (with a number of typos) of a photocopy of the recollections of Private W J Stroud of "D" Company who was taken prisoner of war on 24th October 1914 at the first Battle of Mons and not released until 10th January 1919
Person(s): Stroud, W J, Private;
66th Regiment - A family and military history of Captain Wm Lane (1806- 1869) dated the 10th of March 1997.
Person(s): Lane, W;
1st Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A Certificate of Service for No. 5563361, Sergeant Edward William King, who enlisted at Devizes on 20th August 1919. He was discharged 19th August 1935 in consequence of a termination of his engagement.
Person(s): King, E W;
Wiltshire Regiment - Two folders containing various personal documents belonging to Private Walter John Cox. There is a diary, written between November 1899 and April 1900. There is a Parchment Certificate of Discharge for him. Private W J Cox was discharged in consequence of the termination of his first period of engagement. This document is dated 21st August 1902. There are also two Parchment Certificates of Character discribing him as a very good, trustworthy man, dated 29th June 1897 and 21st August 1902.
Person(s): Cox, W J;
4th/6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Standard Operating Procedures for this Territorial Battalion, circa 1960s
5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Biographical information about 2nd Lieutenant T P Meyrick M. C, it covers the period 1917 to 1918. The document was prepared by the Kitchener Battalions of the Royal Berkshire Regiment Project group, Reading, on behalf of the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regimental Museum.
Person(s): Meyrick, 2nd T P;
Wiltshire Regiment - documents with a covering letter dated 1 May 1991 which detail the names of Wiltshire Regiment soldiers who died whilst serving with the Royal Norfolk Regiment in SE Asia during WW2. It also includes details of the graves of members of the 4th and 5th Wilts in NW Europe 1939-1945 and those interred in the UK at the Brookwood Military Cemetry,Surrey.
4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Eight personal documents that once belonged to Private Earnest Winterbourne. The documents include Certificate of Employment during the 1dt World War (not dated), an Army Form concerning the transfer to the Army Reserve (dated the 23rd November 1915), a Special Railway Ticket for a third class single journey from Fovant to Bodmin (dated the 31st January 1919), an original cover (envelope) for certificates and other documents of a soldier on demobilisation transfer to the reserve or discharge, a Pension Form (dated the 13th July 1920), a Notice Paper to be sent to each man who has been attested and transferred to the Army Reserve under the provisions of the Royal Warrant of the 20th October 1915 (dated the 16th April 1916), a blank Short Service Form and an Out of Work Donation Policy booklet (including two dates - the 27th February 1919 and the 3rd March 1920).
Person(s): Winterborne, E, Private;
3rd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A photocopy of the attestation record of Alfred Harding, dated 11th March 1893, aged 17 years and 9 months. There is also a photocopy of the attestation record for John Harding, dated 28th June 1887, aged 21 years and 3 months. As they came from the same village of Woodford could possibly be brothers. For an image of Alfred Harding see SBYRW 24197
Person(s): Harding, J;
5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - An account of the Normandy Landings in 1944 by Major Douglas-Smith written seven weeks after D-Day
Person(s): Douglas-Smith, A F, Major;
1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Photocopy of a newspaper article (Copyright) concerning the death of Lance-Corporal House, on the 28th of February, 1912. L/Corporal House had been awarded the Victoria Cross for gallantry in the Boer War in 1900; he took his own life in 1912.
Person(s): House, W, L/Corporal;
Wiltshire Regiment - Various documents belonging to late Major John Henry Pyle Pafford, who enlisted at Trowbridge on 7th September 1917. They include a commission to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant issued on 24th March 1919, a letter to him sent from Infantry Record Office in London, regarding returning the Army Form Z21, dated 14th April 1919, a Certificate of employment during the War ( on the Army Form Z.18), dated August 1918 and a "Protection Certificate and Certificate of Identity" (on the Army Form Z.11), dated 7th February 1919 issued for him. There is a certificate of discharge for Private No. 12714J.H.P. Pafford dated 8th March 1919, a release certificate issued for Temporary Major J. H. P. Pafford (on the Army Form X212), granting him 56 days of leave with the effect from 8th December 1945. There is also a letter from The War Office to J. H. P. Pafford, dated 23rd January 1922, informing him that in consequence of the demobilization of the Army, a notification that he relinquishes his commission will be published in the "London Gazette". There is a training programme for Platoon No.10, for the period of 19th - 25th October 1941. There is a handwritten programme of night operations carried out on 17th October 1941 by Platoon No.17.
Person(s): Pafford, J H P;