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SBYRW : 26928

Royal Berkshire Regiment - A sepia portrait photograph of Company Sergeant Major 4661 E Addicott DCM taken in Ireland before the 1st World War. He joined the Regiment on the 28th March 1896 serving until the 7th May 1919. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal whilst serving with the 1st British West Indies Regiment. His citation read ?For devotion to duty and constant good work. He is a regular soldier with twenty three years service, and has been acting as R.S.M. of the 1st Bn British West Indies Regiment for the last two and a half years. He has shown a fine example to all ranks, whether in action or at other times. (L.G. 3rd Sept. 1919)(Egypt)? Photographer: A G Browne, 12, Sarsfield Quay, Dublin

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SBYRW : 33312

1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of ?F? Company in Ireland in July 1907. It shows, in the top row from left to right, Privates Halfacre, Pash, Iisley, Parris, Slade, Newman, Wheeler, Berryman, Snell, Vokes, Jeffrie and Pearce, in the 5th row, Privates Fennell, Moss, Chambers, Angell, Warwick, Spiers, Shayler, Hewitt, Price, and Tebby,.in the 4th Row, L/Corporal Dollery, Privates Godding and King, L/Corporal Dean, Private Somerville, L/Corporal Chandler, Privates Cooling, Cox, Tigwell, Hopkins, Andrews and Luker with, in the 3rd row, Corporal Bradish, Privates Stapley, Goodall, Shorter, Timms, Simpson, Ingram, Sheppard, Buckle, Martin, Smith, Heifnam and Burton, in the 2nd row, Drummer Passmore, Drummer Collyer, L/Corporal Crombleholme, Corporal Wise, Sergeant Addicott, Sergeant Woodley, Sergeant Woolridge, Colour Sergeant Field, Captain A.S. Turner, 2nd Lieutenant P.N. Garnett, Sergeant Thame, L/Sergeant Ryan, L/Corporal Miles, Private Dovey, Drummer Green and Drummer Berry and, finally, in the bottom row from left to right, Privates Tubb, Woolmer, Taylor, Clements, L/Corporal Goodall, Drummer Dunstan, L/Corporal Allington, Privates Burchall and Keen.

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SBYRW : 33330

2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of ?B? Company at Meerut in India in 1910. Only the senior non commissioned officers and officers are named with in the second row from 6th from the left onwards, Sergeant New, Colour Sergeant Littlewood, Lieutenant P.A. Townshend , Captain F.H. Moore, 2nd Lieutenant D.A. McGregor, Sergeant Addicott and Sergeant Inwood.

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SBYRW : 6992

2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A black and white group photograph of the Warrant Officers and Sergeants in Egypt, 1905. Army numbers shown where known.?  Back Row - L to R, Sergeant 1769 J. Dyson, Sergeant 4341 W. Hollier, Sergeant 4661 Addicott, [Believed] Sergeant Williams,?  [Believed] Sergeant Reeves, Sergeant 2357 A. Dunston, Sergeant 3512 or 3448 Bloomfield DCM, Sergeant 3885 C. Littlewood, Sergeant 5117 Farmer, Sergeant 4603 C. Cornish. [Second Row from back L to R] Sergeant Gash, Sergeant 3604 S. Bryant, Sergeant Cole, Sergeant 4638 E. Bennett, Sergeant 3365 W. Day, Sergeant 2229 W. Ryan, Sergeant 4772 W. Thame, Sergeant 4664 J. Didcock, [Believed Sergeant Marsh, Sergeant 5036 A. Miller. [Third row from rear L to R ]Sergeant 4562 W. Wiggins, Sergeant 2319W. Knowler, Sergeant 4737 C. Godfrey, S Sergeant 4580 F. Tuttle DCM, Sergeant 3833 S. Robinson, Sergeant 4693 W. Aldworth, Sergeant 4524 F. Dyer, Sergeant 4599 A. Parfitt,?  -?-, -?-. [forth row from rear L to R ]. Sergeant 3705 E. Borton, Sergeant 4825 A. Coveney, Sergeant 4386 C. Bostock, Sergeant 4455 F. Gash, Sergeant Hudson, Sergeant Preston, Sergeant 3418 W. Holley, Sergeant Bridges, Sergeant 2261 J. Sawyer, Sergeant Freed. [Front Row L to R] C/Sergeant 1094 T. Frape,?  C/Sergeant 2250 R. Watkins, C/Sergeant 1737 J.W. Montague, C/Sergeant 2769 H. Quick, Sergeant Major J.H. Firth,?  Major McCracken, Major H M Finch, Bandmaster 514 S. Dore, Drum Major 2431 H.S. Lickman, C/Sergeant 2462 F. Goodey, C/Sergeant 4437 G. Champion, Drum Major 3597 W. Taylor.?  [NOTE - Sergeant Bloomfield DCM?  died on the 22nd May 1927 at Battersea of coal gas poisoning. Bandmaster Dore?  had fought at Tofrek in the Sudan, Sergeant Addicot was awarded a DCM in 1918 whilst serving with the British West Indies Regiment in Egypt. Sergeant Farmer became a Sergeant Major in the 5th (Service) Battalion. He was killed in action on the 13th October 1915. Sergeant Lainsbury was recalled in 1914 and became the RSM of the 8th [Service] Battalion winning a DCM]? 

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