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5th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A black and white photograph of the officers of the Battalion at Hawkhurst in Kent in May 1944 showing (in the rear row left to right) Lieutenant Edwin Laurence. George (KIA 10.7.1944), Lieutenant Goddard, Lieutenant Baker (wounded), Lieutenant Keeling (wounded), Lieutenant Gardiner (wounded), Lieutenant Harry John Drake (KIA 26.8.1944), Lieutenant Willick (wounded), Lieutenant Chittenden (awarded the MC and KIA), Lieutenant Ludford (wounded), Lieutenant Wood (wounded), Lieutenant Lizrizza (wounded), Lieutenant Baker. In the 2nd row (left to right) are Captain Norris (awarded the MC and wounded), Lieutenant N. Clare (awarded the MC and wounded), Lieutenant Solutt ?(wounded), Lieutenant Edward Henry Hooke (KIA 30.6.1944), Lieutenant Robinson (wounded), Captain Newman, Unidentified, Captain Dobby, Lieutenant Brown (wounded), Lieutenant Ronald Ambrose Slater (KIA 13.8.1944), Captain Bevan and Captain Herridge (wounded). Seated in the front row (Left to right) are Captain Milne (awarded the MC and wounded), Captain Sidney Charles Maskell-Dicker (KIA 24.7.1944), Captain Snell (wounded), Major Hankey (KIA), Major Wheatley (awarded the DSO), Major Pearson (promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, awarded the DSO and KIA), Lieutenant Colonel Kenrick,(awarded the DSO and wounded), Captain Pearce (awarded the MC and wounded), Major Rimmimington (wounded), Major McClintock (wounded), Captain Daybell (wounded), Captain E.R.B. Field (awarded the MC and KIA) and Captain Barber (wounded).

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