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The National Service Years 1945-59

Hong Kong 1954-1956

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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 Kong, 1956.
Accession Number: KO0883/058


Motor Transport Platoon, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Hong Kong, 1956.
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 and Trembath.
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, 1955.
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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