National Service Years 1945-59
56th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery, The
King's Own, 1946
56th Anti Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery, TA, King’s Own, India Jan 1946
Accession Number: KO0825/16
56th Anti Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery, TA, King’s Own, 222 Battery,
India, Jan 1946
Fifth row, left to right: Gunners T Gillett; G Kitchen; A Bentley; F
Allison; W E Graven; Lance Bombardiers R Ellerington; J Horan; Gunners W
Hunt; G Brocklebank; N Franks; E Gigg; C G Goodridge; E Dent; R S
Llewellyn; J R Archer; R C Clayson; F C Radford; S Berry; J Hughes;
Lance Bombardier R K Martindale; Gunners H Ryder; A E Folley; Lance
Bombardier J A Harding; Gunner A G McDonald.
Fourth row, left to right: Gunners A Joy; W R Wilks; C Gilbert; R J
Blundell; E L Pears; W Cude; R A Moore; W Reader; Lance Bombardier D
Richmond; Gunners C Buckley; H Beard; G C Payne; J H Moore; B H Naughton;
K J W Madge; D G Fisher; J E Hodgson; W Dickson; S Armstrong; Lance
Bombardier E Beresford; Gunner R N Everett; Lance Bombardier A J
Bramwell; Gunners E Evans; W Griffiths; J Fletcher.
Third row, left to right: Gunners J Fraser; R K Osborn; H Brooks; W
Eastham; W A Weyling; J Dickens; F Davison; R Goodhand; R Whiteside; A
Forsyth; D Evans; E A Franks; T Williams; K Hyde; T G Reedman; M Dornan;
Lance Bombardier J H Springate; Gunners J Kyle; L Fazakerley; W F
Dorothy; S A Roper; J Harvey; W J Davies; L J Hills; R Cole; Lance
Bombardier N Griffiths.
Second row, left to right: Gunners E Penders; F Stronach; S G Weston; J
Dornan; B McCullum; A Mortimer; L Woffiden; J W Brown; W T Spencer; L R
Jones; T F Davis; A H Dunnage; W Cramphorn; J Finlay; H Dugdale; R R
Hall; F S Walker; F Nelis; J W Stokes; J C Whiteside; A Johnson; G H
Venables; A Littlewood; L Morgan; G Barclay; R Shrank ; K Senior; R E
Luxton; Lance Bombardier R W Reason.
Front row, left to right: Bombardier E Windle; Corporal L E Edwards;
Bombardier P F Lewis; Bombardier W Page; Sergeant T Ramsay; Lance
Sergeant P New; Sergeant P Williams; Battery Sergeant Major H G
Bradford; Captain M J Hayward; Major E L Curtis; Lieutenant P W West;
Battery Quartermaster Sergeant W Wardle; Sergeant D Whalley; Sergeant W
C Ridley; Sergeant W A Hitch; Bombardier A White; Bombardier R J Copeman;
Bombardier G Pritchard; Bombardier F Williams.
Accession Number: KO0825/17
56th Anti Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery, TA, King’s Own, 221 Battery,
India, Jan 1946
Fifth row, left to right: Lance Bombardiers R Ash; J Byam; J Coffey;
Gunners S Bartholomew; D Cunnington; H Steer; Lance Bombardier G Stenner;
Gunners E Melton; G Scott; Lance Bombardier Denmead; Gunners H Seddon; A
Faulkner; Lance Bombardiers W Ashdown; R Todd; Gunners F Smith; R
Shoesmith; Lance Bombardier T Sweeny.
Fourth row, left to right: Gunners C Hodges; C Lynch; S Mattocks; J
Harrison; Lance Bombardier F Humble; Gunners J Harnetty; J Marks; W Mair;
D Warwick; W P Cox; S Goodger; J Conachy; F Livesey; R Asher; J Giblin;
S Gundy; F Kedward; F Long; K Tidman; T Williams; S Gibbons; A Johnson.
Third row, left to right: Gunner S Shayler; Lance Bombardier S Brittain;
Gunners J Chapman; R Hopkins; S Hayhurst; E Webster; D Passey; A Goult;
Lance Bombardier F Lambert; C Wilman; E Chatfield; Lance Bombardier R
Lansdown; Gunner A Atkinson; Lance Bombardier T Redican; Gunners J
Gregory; H Jones; S Player; J Lawson; D Robinson; R Towsey; F Bell.
Second row, left to right: Sergeant Unwin; Gunner D Sykes; B Davies; S
Graham; G Jones; D Thomassen; H Davies; A Burnett; D Langon; I Currie; A
Foster; R Holford; R Banks; R Travis; N R Cox; D Bloom; A Robinson; F
Woods; S Merrel; I Price; L Rollinson; T Best.
Front row, left to right: Bombardiers J O’Neill; J S Thomas; Lance
Sergeant A McKenzie; Sergeant J Finnerty; Lance Sergeant R Rose; Battery
Sergeant Major J Heyes; Lieutenant Garfit; Major Humphriss; Captain
Howson; Battery Quartermaster Sergeant H Campbell; Sergeant E McGowan;
Lance Sergeant A Joseph; Bombardiers R Oseland; A Hadland; J Bryant.
Accession Number: KO0825/18
56th Anti Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery, TA, King’s Own, 351 Battery,
India, Jan 1946
Fifth row, left to right: Gunners C Black; W Venn; F Laverty; G Osborne;
G Gorman; W A Jackson; J Hammersley; J Waite; R Wilkinson; H Rollinson;
R Bawden; W Smith; H W Osborne; P Hammond; F Nicholls; Lance Bombardier
Fourth row, left to right: Gunners R Perrett; M J Wood; P Knight; A
Hayes; R Denny; A Wright; J Martin; P King; E Aspinall; R Robinson; R
Saunders; H Humphrey; D Mason; H Blamires; C Read; W Kemp; G Telfer; H
Mouatt; J Pearce; S Arthur; J Harrison; F B Faulkner.
Third row, left to right: Lance Bombardier Hewson; Gunner Absolem;
Hewlett; J Appleby; Hurley; Ormerod; J V Williams; D Hammett; W Layzell;
W Wareham; W Swann; E Riley; M Boyes; Roberts; G Haskell; J Hepworth; E
Edwards; A McRae; R Bridger; H O’Shea; Lance Bombardier G Dunhome.
Second row, left to right: Gunners S Nation; J Morley; J Newman; E
Frampton; A Armstrong; T Cookson; C Woolley; R Hampshire; R Beattie; T
Whitworth; T Belcher; J Wright; J Fleming; S Shone; H Kean; J Daborn; L
Witty; C Jackson; Hankinson.
Front row, left to right: Lance Bombardiers K Kaye; J McCreath; S
Adamson; G Harman; Bombardiers R Gwynne; R Henderson; Lance Sergeant D
Hague; Sergeant E Hill; Sergeant J Taylor; Lieutenant J R Moult; Captain
A B Morgan; Battery Sergeant Major R Cuthbertson; Sergeant W Shawyer;
Sergeant J Kirkbridge; Lance Sergeant W Payne; Bombardier L Coaten;
Bombardier D Packman; Lance Bombardiers J Markland; Withchalls; D
Carter; R Mills.
Accession Number: KO0825/19
56th Anti Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery, TA, King’s Own, Regimental
Headquarters India, Jan 1946
Fifth row, left to right: Gunner H McGougan; Bombardier G Vincent;
Gunners D Macosky; FA G Ford; Lance Bombardier R Bunnett; Signalman A C
Palmer; Gunner T Price; Lance Bombardier G Golding; Gunner T Wisdom;
Lance corporal C J Elliott; Gunner D Shaw; Gunner J T Leslie; Gunner T
Parrish; Lance Corporal W Cox; Signalman R W Dudley; Gunner F Willocks.
Fourth row, left to right: Gunners F Wilson; H H Joy; Lance Bombardier C
A Elliott; Corporal T Olleson; Gunners R F Sills; M J Sheridan; F A
Bacon; R Heap; A J Yates; A Clarke; Lance Bombardier W J Cotterell;
Craftsman G Beanland; Craftsman W H Bourne; Bombardier M Laing; Gunner W
Third row, left to right: Gunner A F Franks; Lance Bombardier W H
Donnithorne; Gunner R Barnett; Lance Bombardier A Allan; Gunners S A
David; F J Houghton; L Keeler; Corporal J Farrow; Lance Bombardier S G
Brockwell; Bombardier E J A Cousins; Gunners J Newman; F R Harris; J J
Dalton; C Scott; T W Cresswell.
Second row, left to right: Gunners G Broomhead; H Conaghan; A Partington;
Lance corporal T Dickson; Gunner K Wilson; C S Webber; R H Golding; R W
Cooper; J Middlemass; L Kitteridge; F James; P Connor; I Heavers; A A
George; A Burns.
Front row, left to right: Lance Sergeant L Claridge; Sergeant K Keogh;
Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant D Roberts; Regimental Sergeant Major H
Robertson; Captain N E Wimpey, RA (Adjutant); Lieutenant Colonel T R L
Greenhalgh, RA; Captain M W Hoyles, RA, (Quarter Master); Captain JO
Sherren, RA (Technical Adjutant); Sergeant J P J Sykes; Sergeant R N
Eccles; Sergeant M Thorne.
Accession Number: KO0825/20
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