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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 Isaac.
Accession Number KO0698/67


18th Infantry Training Centre, Carlisle, May 1944.
Accession Number KO0679/74

 

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