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9th (Service) Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment - Page Four

The following photographs are from the collection of Sir Thomas Harley who was an officer with C Company of the 9th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.  The full collection can be seen on these pages:

bulletSir Thomas Harley, 9th Battalion, First World War - page one
bulletSir Thomas Harley, 9th Battalion, First World War - page two
bulletSir Thomas Harley, 9th Battalion, First World War - page three
bulletSir Thomas Harley, 9th Battalion, First World War - page four
bulletSir Thomas Harley, 9th Battalion, First World War - page five

 


Flemming, Reverend Gordon and Fielden.
Accession Number KO1853/156


Sergeant (Acting Company Sergeant Major) Walter Kitchen MM and Lance Corporal Herbert R Wateridge MM.  On the 1st October 1916 Sergeant Kitchen led a patrol to Four Tree Hill during the night and returned at daybreak.  No enemy positions encountered, rifle pits noted on Four Tree Hill.  Sergeant Kitchen was awarded the Military Medal on 19th October 1916.  He is further mentioned in the War Diary, 18th May 1917, 'Work on trenches and wire progressed well and was not interrupted by enemy shells, except in the left, C Company, wounding Lieutenant Flemming severely in the back and nine other ranks including Sergeant Kitchen a hard working and most promising Non-commissioned officer who had earned the MM.  Corporal Wateridge was also awarded the Military Medal for service with the 9th Battalion in Salonika.  He was presented the ribbon (in lieu of the actual medal) on 16th October 1916.  He was later awarded the Medal of St. George 3rd Class, a Russian award.
Accession Number KO1853/162


Steele, Law, Lith and Strange.  The two on the left are identified as number 20575 Corporal Arthur Steele and 13556 Private Arthur Law.
Accession Number KO1853/201


Bone, Snell and Parker in a rock dugout
Accession Number KO1853/204


Non-Commissioned Officers of C Company, 9th Battalion.
Accession Number KO1853/207

9th (Service) Bn, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment - Page Three
9th (Service) Bn, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment - Page Five

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