The National Service Years 1945-59
Hong Kong 1954-1956
Officers, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Hong Kong, 1956.
Rear row, left to right: 2nd Lieutenants R S Walters; R Kearsley; Peter
E Dew; James B Howard; John G Jackson; D H Wade; D W Greenwood; I E
Bishop; K H Wollaston; F H Pearson; F A P Lowe.
Middle row, left to right: Lieutenants J M Ball; H Y Keir; J H Lipscombe;
Captains J L Bainbridge; J J Aslett; J G de Cordova; E J Foxall; D G
Evans (RAChD), J O Winner (RAMC); Lieutenants Dennis Stopford; P J
Blincoe; B H Taylor.
Front row, left to right: Major G H F Underwoodl, MC; Major T A M
Twaddle TD; Major S R Murphy; Major Nigel St. G. Gribbon; Major General
R N Anderson; CBE, DSO; Lieutenant Colonel J B Underwood; Captain L H
Nash; Major A A Collis; Major O B Irvin; Captain K G Cain;
Lieutenant (Quartermaster) J Norcross.
Accession Number: KO0883/033
The Officers, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, 2nd December
1954, Hong Kong.
Rear row, left to right: 2nd Lieutenants I E Bishop; P J Blincoe; H Y
Keir; P Taylor; Lieutenant J L Bainbridge; Lieutenant (Quartermaster) J
Norcross; 2nd Lieutenants J M Bacchus; Dennis Stopford; J C D Ryder.
Middle row, left to right: Lieutenant John G de Cordova; Lieutenant J H
Lipscombe; Captains E H Cowper; J M Taylor; Derek E Dunand; R J Cribb (RAChD);
E J Foxall; J J Aslett; K G Cain; 2nd Lieutenant P Dakin; Captain J R
Donald (RAMC) and 2nd Lieutenant B H Taylor.
Seated, left to right: Major F R Hull (RAPC); Major T A M Twaddle TD;
Major T E Jakeman, MBE; Major J R Paton; Lieutenant Colonel Scott, DSO,
MC; Captain J D Thorn; Major H T N Batchelor; Major G H F Underwood MC;
Major P B T Ross.
Missing from the group was 2nd Lieutenant J M Ball.
Accession Number: KO0883/029 and KO2490/456
Warrant Officers and Sergeants Mess, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal
Regiment, Hong Kong, 1956.
Accession Number: KO0883/095
Potential Non-Commissioned Officers Cadre (2nd to 27th August 1955), 1st
Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Hong Kong.
Standing, left to right: Privates Catterall, Gee, Butterworth, Williams,
Davis, Andrews, Tomkinson, Gollings, Nolan, Crook.
Seated, left to right: Privates Kirkham, Reader, Wilkinson, Warrant
Officer Class 2 Simpson, Captain Derek E Dunand, Sergeant Byrne,
Privates Turner, Hewitt and Rawcliffe.
Accession Number: KO0883/044
Signal Platoon, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Hong
Accession Number: KO0883/058
Motor Transport Platoon, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Hong
Front row, left to right: Lance Corporal Parsonage; Corporals Clarkson;
Banks; Mandale; Barton; Sergeant Valentine; Captain Foxall; Sergeants
Bland, Ritchie; Corporals Thorne; Walton; Kay; Lance Corporals Roberts
Second row, left to right: Privates Entwistle; Beaver; Doyle; Large;
Lancaster; Worrall; Cross; Denny; Bradbury; Barritt; Brown; Jones;
Brennan; Ireland; Whittam; Wilkinson; Chesterton.
Third row, left to right: Privates Giddins; Williams; Clark; Smith;
Robinson; Harrison; Liversidge; Lawson; Rostron; Gibbons; Rogers;
Lewington; Wigmore; Gibbins; Nevitt; McNicholas; Irvine; Hough.
Fourth row, left to right: Privates O'Malley; Anton; Banks; Lord;
Connor; Atkinson; Lightfoot; Stewart; Caddick; Cheetham; Coxhead; Toohey;
Campbell; Ford; Atkinson; Croft; Talbot.
Fifth row, left to right: Privates Rossiter; Woods, McShane; Kinlock;
Condron; Forrest; Perry; McConvey; Peers; Dean.
Accession Number: KO2490/467
Sons of the Regiment, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Hong Kong,
Accession Number: KO2334/25
1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Hong Kong, 1955-56
Number 9 Platoon, in Route 2 Positions.
Accession Number: KONeg0676
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