Second World War
Infantry Training Centre, King's Own Royal Regiment
Officers, Infantry Training Centre, King's Own Royal Regiment, Bowerham
Barracks, Lancaster, 11th November, 1939.
Accession Number KO0635/01
Militiamen of the King's Own Royal Regiment at Middleton Towers Holiday
Camp, Heysham, which had been taken over by the army. The soldiers
are equipped for transfer to the 1st Battalion of the King's Own Royal
Regiment, then based in Karachi, India. The photograph was taken
in the winter of 1939/1940. Newly conscripted and trained
militiaman were sent out to India thus releasing experienced soldiers
from the 1st Battalion to come back to England to provide experienced
personnel for the newly formed battalions. Note the camouflaged
buildings in the background.
Accession Number: KONeg0278
Number 5 Infantry Depot, King's Own, Finalists of the No 5 Infantry
Depot Challenge Cup, 1943.
Accession Number KO0679/21
Number 18 Infantry Training Centre, Carlisle, Cross Country Team, 1944.
Accession Number KO0679/75
'Three old sweats', 18th Infantry Training Centre, A
Company, King's Own, May 1944. Company Sergeant Major Ramsay, Captain M W Dunn and Company
Quarter Master Sergeant
Accession Number KO0698/67
18th Infantry Training Centre, Carlisle, May 1944.
Accession Number KO0679/74
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