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SBYRW : 19559

5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A photocopy of a black and white group photograph of the officers of the Battalion taken in Bournemouth in 1943; the photograph shows : Back row (L to R) Lieutenants R J Phillips, K Lucas (wounded), W S Wyeth (wounded), F M Beale, C I Spackman (Military Cross), R J Holly, M Hodges, H A Pyke, D G E Holme (killed in action), B A Tarrant (Miilitary Cross and Bar, wounded) and F Josey. Middle Row: (L to R) Captains M E H Pardoe, J M Bedford (killed in action), J C Vines (killed in action), J B D Chapman, Lieutenants P J Prior (Croix de Guerre), H W Marsh, Captain G J Martin (Military Cros, wounded), Lieutenant H J C J Letang (RAMC), F O Saunders (RACHD) and N B Woodroffe. Front Row (Left to Right) Captain and QM H E Child, Majors A D Brown, A F D Smith (killed in action), Lieutenant Colonal A L Taffs (DSO, OBE, Croix de Guerre with palm), Major General R J C Collins, Majors D H V Board (killed in action), C D M Todd (TD MBE) and Captain L K Jenkins (MBE) Photographer; Bailey, Glen Fern Studios, Bournemouth, Hampshire

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SBYRW : 21471

Wiltshire Home Guard - A black and white photograph of a Wiltshire Home Guard unit, taken outside the Red Lion Inn, dated October 1942. The location and people in this photograph were not originally named, but following an appeal on the Museum's website the pub was confirmed in August 2009 as the Red Lion, Castle Eaton, licensee Reginald G King, and the unit as the Blunsdon Platoon. The landlady at the time provided the information given here from a copy of the photograph in the pub which named all those present. All rows read from left to right. Top row:- W. Kemble, E. Walsh, W. Wiltshire, R. Kemble, J. Kemble, J. Cole, H. Mills, P. Mills, W. Stroud. 2nd row:- E. Beazley, I. Wiltshire, F. Mulcock, T. Card, H. Kemble, Mr. Vines, A. Percival, C. Kemble, S. Wilkins, S. Curtis. 3rd row:- B. Card, R. Mulcock, H. Cole, H. Painter, B. Nicholls, Mr. Skinner, E. Adams, A. Drew, J. Jackson, J. Pearce, S. Brunsdon, A. New. Seated Row:- A. Staples, W. Mulcock, G. Wiltshire, T. Adams, T. Green, Major Archer (with trilby hat), S. Maundrell, Mr. King (Licensee), W. Wiltshire, J. Adams, Mr. Groves. Sitting on floor:- P. Stroud, S. Marshall, R. Wiltshire, E. Stroud, Mr. Perry, T. Sandle, C. Agamber, J. Mulcock.

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