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The National Service Years 1945-59

2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, India, 1945-47

Various Photographs


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Animal Transport in camp at Mirzapur, January 1946.
Accession Number: KO1339/05


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Regimental Cooks at Mirzapur, January 1946.
Accession Number: KO1339/09


The trek to Pindari Glacier, 1947, Nanoa Khat (24,000 feet) seen from the Glacier.
Accession Number: KO0705/088


The trek to Pindari Glacier, 1947.  At the foot of the second ice fall, 13,600 feet.  Left to right: Corporal K Belton, Lieutenant P H Meecham, Private F Chew, Private G Collins and Private J Monks.
Accession Number: KO0705/089


'D' Company, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Training Camp, Chaparaghata, India, 1946.
Accession Number: KO0696/20


'D' Company, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Training Camp, Chaparaghata, India, 1946.
Accession Number: KO0696/21


'Burma Victory' The Demonstration Platoon of 'B' Company - 2nd Battalion, The King's Own Royal Regiment, "after their stupendous version of 'Burma Victory' (after a film staring Eroll Flynn), Chapraghata Camp, January 1947, India.   The company was at Chapraghata Camp, on the south banks of the Jumna River, about 50 miles north west of Cawnpore, where all ranks enjoyed rigorous training under ideal conditions.  Left to right: Company Sergeant Major G Hull; Sergeant J Stoney; Corporal D Bennett; Sergeant J McCarthy; Company Quartermaster Sergeant Wilkinson; Sergeant J Wilcock.
Accession Number: KO0696/22

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