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The National Service Years 1945-59

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

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Officers, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Autumn, 1945.
Accession Number: KO0696/03


Officers, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Cawnpore, India, February 1947.
Standing, rear, left to right: 2nd Lieutenants P Kellett; P W Bromilow; M H Badlwin; P Goddard; Lieutenant I M Blenkinsop; 2nd Lieutenant H P Earp; Lieutenant  I D A Warham.
Middle row, left to right: Lieutenants P H Meecham; J C Rodger; St. J Newman; R E Ashworth; Captains C M Foster; D J Morton (RAMC); Lieutenants D C Harper; P Bennett; H J Scott.
Seated, left to right: Captain M Round; Major J R Paton; Captain K M Williams; Lieutenant Colonel H E Creedon; Major C Jones; Captain M Darkes; Captain A T Annesley.
Accession Number: KO0696/23


Warrant Officers and Sergeants, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Cawnpore, India, February 1945.
Back row: Sergeant F Willis; Lance Sergeant J Young; Sergeant R Wright; Lance Sergeant F Hainsworth.
Fourth row: Lance Sergeant J McDermott; Lance Sergeant A C Wilson; Lance Sergeant T Curley; Sergeant D Thornley; Sergeant G Stowe; Sergeant E Pratt MM; Lance Sergeant E Osborn; Sergeant L Grime; Lance Sergeant F Ayling.
Third row: Lance Sergeant A Williams; Lance Sergeant H Bantock; Sergeant J Shannon; Lance Sergeant W Newton; Lance Sergeant J Bryant; Lance Sergeant W Cunningham; Lance Sergeant A Rimmer; Lance Sergeant G Brandon; Sergeant A Warren; Sergeant E R Favager; Sergeant A L Gardner; Lance Sergeant H Gates; Sergeant S Boyett.
Second row: Sergeant A J O'Brien; CQMS J V Halsall; CQMS J Thompson; CQMS A Elliott; CQMS R Dixon; CQMS T Craig; Colour Sergeant A H McGlynn; Sergeant A H Schofield; Sergeant H Lloyd; Sergeant F Dixon.
Front row: CSM W P Pepper; CSM H Dilloway; CSM J Naughton; Captain (QM) T Leach; RQMS E J Jones; Lieutenant Colonel D de H Larpent; RSM J Farghar; Major A G de Carteret; Major H Horne (Adjutant); CSM W Fitz and CSM S Soens.
Accession Number: KO0683/03


'Warrant Officers and Sergeants, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Cawnpore, India, February 1947.
Rear row: Sergeants S Whittaker; D Price; Kirby; Dawson; Foster; O'Shea; Drum Major J Robson; Sergeants J Dudeney; J Kennedy; K Cartmell; K Dale; S Huges.
Centre row: Colour Sergeants L Sibley; W Curwen; Sergeants G Peacock; W Quirk; J Ashton; O Yates; J McCarthy; Dalglish; A Barlow; J Wilcok; Colour Sergeants A Casper and E Wilkinson.
Seated: Colour Sergeant E Wallwork; Warrant Officers Class Two G Hull; J McDowall-Kevan; A G Hawkins; Warrant Officer Class One (Regimental Sergeant Major) N Wall; Lieutenant Colonel H E Creedon (Commanding Officer); Warrant Officer Class Two (Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant) J Norcross; Captain (Quartermaster) M Darkes; Warrant Officer Class Two T Kirtley; S Tormey and G Maskrey.
Accession Number: KO0696/24, KO2687/01 & 02.


Corporals and Lance Corporals, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Cawnpore, India, February 1947.
Rear row: Lance Corporals G Ferguson; C Alvis; T Green; F Newcombe; A Tench; K Stevens; C Young; F Doyle; Corporal P Turner; Lance Corporals A Hanley; R Fletcher; B Dickinson; Shaw; G Townsend; A Mitchell; B Tilley; J Taylforth.
Fifth row: Lance Corporal R Wightman; Corporal H Brinksman; Lance Corporals W Sanderson; W Griffiths; T Willis; M Preston; G Parker; V Jones; A Hawthorn-Thwaite; C Smith; A Bradley; A Hoppitt; G Leawood; H Winterburn; J Steniford; P Lucking.
Fourth row: Lance Corporal A Richardson; Corporal T Marsh; Lance Corporals E Holt; S Hayward; J Thorpe; W Richards; W Turner; B Greenwood; Corporals B Armitage; D Trimble; R Mellish; W Jordon; A Brown; G Avery; A Broadhurst; T Murphy; J Coughlin.
Third row: Corporals S Buck, M Isom; D Keighley; F McGill; R Jackson; D Wolfenden; D Bennett; T Cranfield; A Ward; J Todd; A Hill; A Frost; L Buckley; J Elwell; R Waring; F Evans; W Jacques; H Wilkinson; J Bell.
Seated: Corporals S Howell; W Heywood; D Burns; F Powers; B Carrol; C Holden; Major C Jones; Corporal S Hancock; Lieutenant Colonel H E Creedon; Corporal L Naville; Regimental Sergeant Major N Wall; Corporals K Belton; J Welch; J Smith; T Leach; F Parkinson; Lance Corporal E Smith.
Front row: Lance Corporals J Blakey; W Newman; J Connan; J Holden; S Medcalf; R Hewitt; S Thompson; B Parmentor; M Deitch; F Underhill; Corporal J Crowley; Lance Corporals D Miller; T Hall and F Bell.
Accession Number: KO0696/25 and KO1316/01


Officers and Sergeants, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, outside the Officers Mess, Christmas Day, 1945.
Accession Number: KO0684/07


Officers and Sergeants, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Soccer Match in Fancy Dress, Christmas Day, 1945
Accession Number: KO0684/06


Administrative Company, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Cawnpore, India, October 1945.
Accession Number: KO0684/02 and KO1339/02


'A' Company, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Cawnpore, India, October 1945.
Accession Number: KO0684/03 and KO0696/04


'A' Company, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Cawnpore, India, November 1946
Accession Number: KO0696/18


'B' Company, (Champion Company) 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Cawnpore, India, October 1945
Accession Number: KO0696/05


'B' Company, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Wheeler Barracks, Cawnpore, India, 1945.
Accession Number: KO1899/01


'C' Company, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Cawnpore, India, October 1945.
Accession Number: KO0684/04 & KO0696/06


Corps of Drums, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Cawnpore, India, circa 1945/46.
Accession Number: KO1339/10


Carrier Platoon, Headquarter Company, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Cawnpore, India, October 1946.
Accession Number: KO0696/19


Medium Machine Gun Cadre, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Mirzapur, India, 1946.
Accession Number: KO1339/08

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