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Regimental Weddings


Marriage of Sergeant (late Lieutenant Colonel) William Carter to Annie Cook, only child of George and Isabella Cook, of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
Accession Number: KO2168/011


Regimental Wedding Group pre-World War One Sergeant getting married.
Accession Number: KO2756/17


Wedding of Lieutenant Lionel Ilfred Cowper, at the Garrison Church, Calcutta, India, 1st Battalion, King’s Own. 1st February 1906
Left to right: Major Boyce; Lieutenant Grover; Mrs Boyce; Lieutenant Pott; Lieutenant Uzielli; Lieutenant Phillips; Lieutenant Booth; Mrs Carter, Mrs Clough; Mrs Bois, Mrs Borrett, Lieutenant Cowper; Mrs Cowper; Lieutenant Stott; Lieutenant Lodwick; Mrs Lloyd, Padre, Mrs Lister (mother of the Bride); Major Bow?; Kathleen P?; Colonel Carter and Mrs Wilson.
Accession Number: KO0987/01


Wedding group, believed to be Colonel Faunce.
Accession Number: KO2535/02


Wedding group, believed to be Colonel Faunce.
Accession Number: KO2535/03


Lieutenant and wife on wedding day, rear of card marked ‘Best wishes from your little friend Nellie Henson, 4 Mar 1916’
Number 7986 Private J Henson was born on 3 Jul 1885 and joined the King’s Own in around 1903/04. He was promoted Lance Sergeant with the 2nd Battalion in Apr 1909 and in Jul 1909 became the Battalion Chiropodist. He was promoted Sergeant in Mar 1910, still with the 2nd Battalion.
He was commissioned from Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant on 6 Mar 1915, Temporary Lieutenant 28 Nov 1915 and Lieutenant 20 Dec 1915. He is noted as being employed with the Colonial Office. From Dec 1918 to Dec 1919 he was with the 1st King’s Own. He retired on 27 Aug 1920. He was called up for the Defence Force from 10 Apr 1921 to 3 Jun 1921. Reserve of Officers until 3 Jul 1935. Died 23 Oct 1951.
Accession Number: KO2190/50


Wedding of Sergeant Philemon Westwood and Dorothy Dearle Brooker, 16 Aug 1919. Left to right; Susie Hollingshead (friend of Bride and witness) Sergeant Philemon Westwood. Seated Sergeant George Kellett, (witness) and Dorothy D Brooker (bride). Married at Lancaster Register Office.
Accession Number: KO2764/17


Unidentified regimental wedding, including two Sergeants of the King’s Own and a Regimental Sergeant Major, with bride, two other ladies, bridesmaid and boy.
Photograph by Herbert of Lancaster
Accession Number: KO3074/39


Unknown wedding from the album of Captain Noel Briggs, circa 1920s.
Accession Number: KO1141/01-42


The wedding of Captain J E E Packard, MC, King's Own Royal Regiment, to Miss Joan Worship, daughter of Hugh Worship, the well known former Ceylon Planter, of Earsham Lodge, Suffolk.  Captain Packard was the son of Mrs Packard of Swafield Hall, Norfolk.  The wedding took pate at St. Michael's Church, Polwaite on 6th January 1925.  Packard, an officer of the King's Own, was at the time at the Staff College, Quetta, India.  The bridesmaid was Miss M C Packard, the groom's sister, the best man was Captain V L de Cordova, also of the King's Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO2477/41-366


The wedding of Captain J E E Packard, MC, King's Own Royal Regiment, to Miss Joan Worship, daughter of Hugh Worship, the well known former Ceylon Planter, of Earsham Lodge, Suffolk.  Captain Packard was the son of Mrs Packard of Swafield Hall, Norfolk.  The wedding took pate at St. Michael's Church, Polwaite on 6th January 1925.  Packard, an officer of the King's Own, was at the time at the Staff College, Quetta, India.  The bridesmaid was Miss M C Packard, the groom's sister, the best man was Captain V L de Cordova, also of the King's Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO2477/41-367


Curtis Family Wedding, 1938.
Accession Number: KO2513/108


Unknown regimental wedding group 1930s or later.
Accession Number: KO1824/031


Unknown regimental wedding group, 1930s.
Accession Number: KO1824/034


Unknown officers wedding, 1930s.
Accession Number: KO1519/058


Officers outside Silverdale Parish Church before the wedding of Captain D J Martin, 24th June 1953
Accession Number: KO0788/113


Wedding of Lieutenant Peter Blincoe and Ivy Reid, 14th September 1957 at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster. John Reid is on the right and Major Gibbs in the centre.
Accession Number: KO2684/27


Food and mess staff at the Wedding of Lieutenant Peter Blincoe and Ivy Reid, 14th September 1957 at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster.
Accession Number: KO2684/28

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