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The National Service Years 1945-59

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

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Football Team, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, India, 1945
Rear row, left to right: Sergeant J Young; Sergeant W Schofield; Privates W Pugh; G Conner; V Jones; G Ward.
Seated, left to right: Sergeant W Bloomfield; Lance Corporal H Banks; Regimental Sergeant Major J Farghar; Major A G de Carteret; Privates R Davis and R Watson; Colour Sergeant A Elliott.
Accession Number: KO0683/04


Boxing team, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, India, 1945.
Accession Number: KO0683/05


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Rugby Team, Bethell Trophy XV, Calcutta, 1947.
Accession Number:  KO0714/12


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Rugby Team, winners Northern India Seven A Side, Rugby Competition, Cawnpore, India, August 1946.
Rear, left to right: Lance Corporal J Conner; Corporal L Morris; Private H Allen; Private I Micthell.
Seated, left to right: Private N Dawson; Lieutenant H J Scott (Captain); Colour Sergeant A Bell.
Accession Number: KO0696/11


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Rugby Team, Seven A Side Rugby, February 1947.
Rear, left to right: Private J Berry; Sergeant L S B Morris; Private J Hunter; Private J Flaherty.
Seated, left to right: Lance Corporal J Conner; Lieutenant H J Scott (Captain); Lance Corporal E J Smith.
Accession Number: KO0696/27


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Cawnpore, India, February 1947.
Winners, Services invitation relay race, Cawnpore.  Left to right: Private I Mitchell; Private G Latimer; Lieutenant H J Scott; Corporal A Mitchell.
Accession Number: KO0696/26


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, 'A' Company soccer team, Cawnpore, India, Autumn, 1945.
Left to right, standing: Privates Davies; Stables; Sergeant Day; Private Jones; Company Sergeant Major Pepper.
Seated: Privates Meany; ? Captain Melby; Privates Howard; Nickson.
Ground: Privates Denny; Pugh and Marshall.
Accession Number: KO0696/01


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Cawnpore, India, 'D' Company football team, 1945.
Accession Number: KO0696/02


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Rugby Team, August 1946, Cawnpore, India.
Rear, left to right: Lance Corporal T Conner; Private T Hasting; Private A Peneluna; Private R Knowles; Lieutenant C M Foster; Private I Mitchell; Corporal H Banks; Colour Sergeant A Bell.
Seated, left to right: Regimental Sergeant Major N Wall; RQMS A Casper; Lieutenant Colonel H E Creedon; Captain J D Sherren (Captain); Captain  A F Urech; Lieutenant W A McNeilly; Lieutenant M J Scott; Corporal D Trimble.
Seated: Private Allen; Private H Chadwick; Corporal L Morris; Private H Dawson.
Accession Number: KO0696/14


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Football Team, August, 1946, Cawnpore, India.
Rear, left to right: Corporal A Barlow; Private A Snell; Corporal J Keating; Private G Gleason; Private J Lynch; Lance Corporal R Smith.
Seated, left to right: Regimental Sergeant Major N Wall; Lance Corporal T Hall; Lieutenant Colonel H E Creedon; Sgt J Payne (Captain); Captain A F Urech; Lance Corporal D Keighley; Major C Jones.
Seated: Private L Harper and Private H Howard.
Accession Number: KO0696/15


League Winners 1946-47.  2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, India.
Back row, left to right: Private Clayton; Corporal Hartley; Private Loftus; Lance Corporal Shaw, Captain; Private Lynch; Corporal Armitage.
Front row, left to right: Corporal Dobie; Private Carmichal; Private Dawson; CSM Hawkins; Private Nolan; Private Allen and Private Morris.
Accession Number: KO2687/03&04

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