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British Army of the Rhine - Osnabruck 1951-1953

Sports - Page One

1st Battalion, Rugby Team.  Back row, left to right: Private Kinder, Lance Corporal Prideaux, Private Wilson, Captain Hardy, 2nd Lieutenant Foxall, Private Lancaster, 2nd Lieutenant Aslett, Lance Corporal Selgreen.  Seated: Private Wood, Lieutenant Cain, Corporal Hogg, Major Lincoln, Lieutenant Cowper, Corporal Walton and Lieutenant Payne.  Seated front: Lieutenant Tomson and Lance Corporal Kelly.
Accession Number: KO2200/02

1st Battalion, Shooting Team, 1952.  Back row, left to right: Corporal Padmore, Privates Dover and Fish, Corporal Barnes, Lance Corporal Littlemore, Corporal Criscoli.  Second row: Sergeant Coultas (REME), Sergeants Ireland and Whitcombe, Colour Sergeants Eyre and Allen, Sergeant Taylor.  Third Row, left to right: Lieutenant Hilton, Major Rowe, Captain Hardy and 2nd Lieutenant Foxall.  Front row: Lance Corporal Stacey, Corporals Swann and Shaw, 2nd Lieutenant John de Cordova, Private Smailes and Lowe.
Accession Number: KO0788/057

Prize winners of the 1st Battalion Shooting Team.
Back row: Private Lowe, Best Shot Young Soldier, Major E Rowe, Best Individual Shot All Classes.  Sergeant Ireland, Best Shot, Sergeants' Mess.  Front row are Sergeant Coultas and Craftsman O'Bee - both REME - Best Light Machine Gun Pair.
Accession Number: KO0788/066

1st Battalion Athletes, 1952 at Belfast Barracks, Osnabruck, Germany.
Back row, left to right: Corporal Griffiths, Private Baxter, Lance Corporal Campbell, Corporal Jenkinson, Lance Corporal Prideaux, Sergeant White, Bandsman Moston, Private Mosley, Lieutenant Thompson (RAMC), Bandsman Fleming, Bandsman McDermott, Bandsman Smith.
Centre row: left to right: Corporals Walton, Kelly and Dodd, Privates Ready, Kinder and Barrett, Captain Foster, Lieutenant Cain, Privates Spinks, Ellison, Wood, Mills and Lieutenant Booth.
Front row, left to right: Captain Payne, Captain Underwood, Corporal Hogg, Corporal Sawley, Major Lincoln, Brigadier Goldie (Deputy Colonel of the Regiment), Lieutenant Colonel Scott, Commanding, RSM Coblnez, Private Sumner, 2nd Lieutenant Aslett, Major Rhodes, Lieutenant Cowper.
Sitting on the ground, Private Coyle, Corporal Long, CQMS Hurley and Lance Corporal Lomax.
Accession Number: KO0788/042

Sports - Page Two

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