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Soldiers of the Regiment

Colonel John Bois

The museum's collection contains a number of items relating to Colonel John Bois, and items produced by him recording the history of the 2nd Battalion of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment in the First World War.


Lieutenant Colonel J Bois DSO MC, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, in Salonika, 1917.
Accession Number: KOLIB0199/01-077

bulletAlbum: Record of the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, from circa 1912 and October 1914 to April 1919 complied by Colonel John Bois. Including Western Front and Salonika (Macedonia) images.
bulletPhotographs 1 - 22 India & Journey Home
bulletPhotographs 23 - 46 Western Front
bulletPhotographs 47 - 56 Egypt
bulletPhotographs 57 - 87 Salonika Page One
bulletPhotographs 88 - 115 Salonika Page Two
bulletPhotographs 116 - 145 Salonika Page Three
bulletPhotographs 146 - 174 Salonika Page Four
bulletPhotographs 175 - 191 Dardanelles, Chanak & Turkey
bulletPhotographs 192 - 205 Concert Party
bulletReminiscences of the War, 2nd Battalion, The King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, 1914-1918 by Lieutenant Colonel Bois, page one India & France
bulletReminiscences of the War, 2nd Battalion, The King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, 1914-1918 by Lieutenant Colonel Bois, page two Egypt & Salonika
bulletReminiscences of the War, 2nd Battalion, The King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, 1914-1918 by Lieutenant Colonel Bois, page three Salonika & Turkey

 

Photographs of Colonel John Bois


2nd Lieutenant John Bois in 1901 whilst with the 16th Mounted Infantry in the South African War 1899-1902
Accession Number: KO0601/01


Lieutenant John Bois in 1912
Accession Number: KO0291/02


Captain John Bois in January 1915
Accession Number: KO0291/01


Lieutenant Colonel John Bois, circa 1935.
Accession Number: KO0481/01 and KO0861/04


Lieutenant Colonel John Bois MC, circa 1935.
Accession Number: KO
2590/093


Lieutenant Colonel John Bois, circa 1935.
Accession Number: KO1023/13 and KO1107/01


Lieutenant Colonel John Bois at Lichfield, 1933
Accession Number: KO1107/03


The Mayor of Lichfield and Lieutenant Colonel John Bois of the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, in 1935.
Accession Number: KO1107/07


Lieutenant Colonel John Bois.
Accession Number: KO0013/80

Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time.  Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions.  An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.

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