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The National Service Years 1945-59

1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Italy

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Lieutenant Colonel W W H Robbins, DSO and Officers, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, June 1946.
Accession Number: KO1746/01 and KO1929/06


'D' Company Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, June 1946.
Officer Commanding Company is Captain Charles G Wingrove; 2nd Lieutenant T Bolitho; Company Sergeant Major Baldwin; Company Sergeant Major Holder MM.
Accession Number: KO1746/02


Sergeants, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, 1946.
Rear row, left to right: Lance Sergeants Pike and Collister; Sergeant Marchant; Lance Sergeants Crapper and Bancroft; Sergeants Pepper and Clifford; Lance Sergeant Douchty; Sergeant Fisher; Lance Sergeants Luke; Randle; Rose; Sullivan and Norman.
Middle row, left to right: Sergeant Best; Lance Sergeant Taylor, Company Quartermaster Sergeants Newman and Beddoe; Lance Sergeants Holmes and Horrocks; Company Quartermaster Sergeants Driscoll; Holder; Rogers and Glew; Lance Sergeant Richer; Sergeant Earl; Lance Sergeant Meade; Lance Sergeant Ayres; Sergeant Cappleman and Lance Sergeant Cragg.
Front row, left to right: Lance Sergeants Norton; Redman and Jagger; Company Sergeant Majors Gulliver and Heaton; Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant McMillan; Captain G D Chater; Lieutenant Colonel W V H Robins DSO; Company Sergeant Majors Marrs; Baldwin and Lamkin; Sergeant Page and Company Quartermaster Sergeant King.
Accession Number: KO0698/23 and KO1929/07


'B' Company, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, June 1946.
Accession Number: KO1738/04 and KO2187/34


Officers of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, St. George's Day, 1947.
Rear, left to right: Captain S F Mayfield; Lieutenant B S Mallalieu; Lieutenant J Harrison; Lieutenant J B Thomas; Lieutenant J Douglas; Lieutenant M Gregson; Lieutenant N W Lawrenson; Lieutenant G Watson; Captain L Simons (RAMC); Lieutenant J Roberts; Lieutenant  G Higgs.
Middle row, left to right: Captains F V North;  J E S Davis; A F B Rigden; T Jakeman; M L Hunt; Lieutenant H M Baillie; Lieutenant A Brown; Lieutenant G Ward; Lieutenant A Church; Lieutenant J R Baxter; Captains J Croley; J Robson; P Farrer.
Front row, left to right: Captain T C V Todd; Captain A H Hands; Captain G D Chater; Major Nigel St. G. Gribbon; Lieutenant Colonel W V H Robbins DSO; Brigadier M D Erskine, DSO, Commander 24th Guards Brigade; Major A J Addy; Major R C Robin (Coldstream Guards); Major T Leahy; Major D J Martin; Captain J Gout.
Accession Number: KO0700/14, KO1929/05, KO1930/43 and KO2591/21


Officers of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, St. George's Day, 1947.
Accession Number: KO2590/074


Officers, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, St. George's Day, possibly 1947.
Accession Number: KO2663/27


Officers of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, St. George's Day, 1948, Trieste.
Standing, left to right: Lieutenant (Quartermaster) A C Moran; Lieutenant J E Douglas; 2nd Lieutenant J O'Regan; Lieutenant G V F Farmer; 2nd Lieutenant P V Roberts; Lieutenant J M Hardy; Captain W Lynam; Captain J D Thorn; Lieutenant A P Mulvaney; Lieutenant P C Jebb.
Seated, left to right: Captain G D Chater; Captain D J Martin; Major D G Clayton; Captain Nigel St. G. Gribbon; Lieutenant Colonel W V H Robbins DSO; The Colonel of the Regiment, Brigadier John H Hardy, CBE MC; Major T Leahy; Major J G M Wybergh MC; Major E D Bevan OBE; Captain T C V Todd.
Accession Number: KO0721/01, KO1534/04, KO2663/28 and KO2490/466


Sergeants of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, St. George's Day, 1948, Trieste.
Rear row, left to right: Sergeants D Neil; J Higginbottom; J Helsby; A Thompson; W Baines; E Weaver; W Savage; J Hogan.
Second row, left to right: Sergeants H Whittaker; E Battle; J Benson; F Lonsdale; D Ninian; R Driver; J Duffy; F Watson; D Lenton; E Buckley.
Front row, left to right: Colour Sergeant R Guest; Sergeants J McGetrick; T Turner; J McKeever; J West; Colour Sergeants J Mulcaster; J Furness; Sergeants A Quick; J Mayer; R Adams.
Seated, left to right: Colour Sergeant R Doughty; Company Sergeant Major Joe Heath; Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant W Beddoe; Company Sergeant Major P King; Lieutenant Colonel W V H Robbins DSO; The Colonel of the Regiment, Brigadier John H Hardy, CBE MC; Regimental Sergeant Major F Revington; Company Sergeant Major R Cronshaw; Company Sergeant Major J Brickell; Company Sergeant Major G Fitzpatrick; Drum Major J Herbert.
Accession Number: KO0721/03


Drums and Fifes of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, St. George's Day, 1948, Trieste.
Rear row, left to right: Drummers K Greenwood; F Carrell; N Topping; D Cole; W Wood; V Massey; J Blundell; W Shawcross; R Jones; A Simpson.
Middle row, left to right: Drummers J Stenhouse; E Barlow; D Barrett; C Metcalfe; P James; W Brierley; D Painter; T Gilmartin; P Stringer; L Domeanu.
Seated, left to right: Drummer D Stenhouse; Drum Major J Herbert; Lieutenant Colonel W V H Robbins DSO; The Colonel of the Regiment, Brigadier John H Hardy, CBE MC; Captain Nigel St. G Gribbon (Adjutant); Corporal G Smith; Lance Corporal J Lyon.
Accession Number: KO0721/04


Corps of Drums, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, 1948.
Rear row, left to right: Drummers K Greenwood; F Carroll; Lance Corporal T Hunt; Drummers G Monaghan; Iddon; R Jones; V Massey; W Shawcross.
Second row, left to right: Drummers A Follett; E Park; G Smith; V Barrett; J Thurston; A Simpson.
First row, left to right: Drummers H Heslop; W Brierley; H Topping; A Wignall; W Wood; H Daulby; J Harrison.
Seated, left to right: Lance Corporal J Nolan, Drum Major Rigbyn; Major Nigel St. G. Gribbon; Lance Corporal J Lyon; Lance Corporal L Drinkwater.
Accession Number: KO0714/11


Sergeants of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, 1948.
Accession Number: KO0788/40


Officers, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, November 1948.
Rear row, left to right: 2nd Lieutenants W T Jackson; J S L Hirst; J W Heap; R S Hardy; Lieutenant J M Hardy; 2nd Lieutenants P V Roberts; Captain P C Jebb; 2nd Lieutenants J P O'Regan; T A Campden.
Centre row, left to right: Lieutenants H H Scholes; G R Dockerill; Captains W Lynam; D St. J. Newman; D Ford MC; Lieutenants G V F Farmer; Captains T A M Twaddle; D Gibb, DCM; Lieutenant H H Greenhalgh.
Front row, left to right: Lieutenant (Quartermaster) A C Moran; Major D G Clayton; Major J G M Weybergh MC; Major R H Taite; Lieutenant Colonel W V H Robbins DSO; Major F D Bevan, OBE; Major R H C Bryers; Captain R L J Pott MC; Lieutenant E Griffiths (RAMC).
Accession Number: KO0742/01 and KO2334/23


Sergeants, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, November 1948
Rear row, left to right: Sergeants Eyres; Mullan; Lenton; Lonsdale; Battle; Whittaker; O'Shea; Colour Sergeants Mulcaster; Pepper; Sergeants McKeever; Kershaw; Barraclough.
Centre, left to right: Sergeants West; Neil; Kempster; Taylor; Turner; Colour Sergeant Edwards; Sergeant McGettrick; Colour Sergeants Snoddy; Guest; Sergeants Swinbank; Driver; Duffy; Ninian; Smith; Colour Sergeant Eastwood.
Front row, left to right: Company Sergeant Majors Joe Heath; Cronshaw; King; Bandmaster L Morley; Major E D Bevan OBE; Lieutenant Colonel W V H Robins, DSO; Regimental Sergeant major F Revington; Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant Beddoe; Company Sergeant Majors Brickell; Tomlin and Fitzpatrick.
On ground, left to right: Sergeants Ashness; Gould (Royal Army Education Corps); Drum Major Herbert; Sergeant Andrews (REME) and Sergeant Ellis (Army Catering Corps).
Accession Number: KO0742/05


Support (Champion) Company, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, November 1948.
Front row, left to right: Sergeant Barraclough; Kershaw; Hammond; Colour Sergeant Furness; Lieutenant Colonel W V H Robins DSO; Captain T A M Twaddle; Company Sergeant Major Joe Heath; Regimental Sergeant Major F Revington; Sergeants Simpson; Lonsdale and Lenton.
Accession Number: KO0742/06

 

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