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107th Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps, King's Own


Warrant Officers' and Sergeants' Mess of the 107th Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps, The King's Own, formerly the 5th Battalion, King's Own.  Folkestone, 2nd May 1943.
Accession Number KO0679/46


Corporals' Mess of the 107th Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps, The King's Own, formerly the 5th Battalion, King's Own.  Folkestone, 13 June 1943.
Accession Number KO0679/47


Troopers Bill Corker and Jake Hambley on 'Chaucer' a Churchill Tank of 'C' Squadron, 151st/107th Regiment, Westgate 1943.
Accession Number KO1958/01

In December 1943 the 107th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps was disbanded.  In order to retain the regimental linage the 151st Regiment Royal Armoured Corps was re-designated 107th Regiment in January 1944.


The troop leaders tank of Number 3 Troop, C Squadron, 107th Regiment.  En route by tank transporter from Oudenbosch to Budel in Holland in November 1944.  Standing left to right are Trooper Morgan, Lieutenant Spratt and Trooper Lovell, with Corporal Foster on the tank.
Accession Number KO1665/05


Five members of 107th Regiment RAC at Deurne in Holland, March 1945, after the Reichswald Forest operation, resting.  Note the Brigade sign on the tank above the troop leaders shoulder.  Left to right standing Trooper Matkins, Lieutenant Spratt, Corporal Forster.  Left to right front, Trooper Morgan and Trooper Parr.
Accession Number KO1665/04


Members of the 107th Regiment RAC.  Left to right Troopers Morgan, Parr, Makins, Bayer, Sergeant Tatum, Trooper White, Corporal Foster.  Note the makeshift protection against armour piercing shot with track links draped around the turret of the tank.
Accession Number KO1665/06


Warrant Officers' and Sergeants' of the 107th Regiment at Lengerich, Westphalia, Germany, 25th October 1945.
Accession Number KO1665/03


Lieutenant Colonel R H Taite and the officers of the 107th Regiment at Lengerich, Westphalia, Germany, 25th October 1945.
Accession Number KO0683/06


Unknown group of soldiers, believed to be of the 107th Regiment, near the Rhur, January 1946.
Accession Number KO2160/45


Group of five soldiers of the 107th Regiment alongside a Churchill Tank, somewhere in France or Belgium 1944/45.  Lance Corporal Harry Higson collection.
Accession Number KO2775/01


Group of five soldiers of the 107th Regiment somewhere in France or Belgium 1944/45.  Lance Corporal Harry Higson collection.
Accession Number KO2775/02


Group of twelve soldiers of the 107th Regiment, 24th December 1944, including Lance Corporal Harry Higson.
Accession Number KO2775/03


Lance Corporal Harry Higson of the 107th Regiment 'Dishing out the spuds'
Accession Number KO2775/04


Group of four soldiers of the 107th Regiment, Lance Corporal Harry Higson collection.
Accession Number KO2775/05


Sergeant Brooks and Lance Corporal Harry Higson of the 107th Regiment repairing the tracks of a Churchill tank.
Accession Number KO2775/06


Lance Corporal Harry Higson of the 107th Regiment RAC, The King's Own.  Note he wears the King's Own cap badge in his beret, but has a Royal Armoured Corps cap badge near his belt.
Accession Number KO2775/07


Soldiers of the 107th Regiment having a meal.
Accession Number KO2775/08


Soldiers of the 107th Regiment RAC with Churchill tank.  Lance Corporal Harry Higson collection.
Accession Number KO2775/09


Soldiers of Number 10 Troop of the 107th Regiment RAC with Churchill tank to the rear.  Lance Corporal Harry Higson collection.
Accession Number KO2775/10


J Maloney and Lance Corporal Harry Higson working on a Churchill tank of the 107th Regiment RAC.
Accession Number KO2775/11


Group of soldiers of the 107th Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps, The King’s Own.
Accession Number: KO2951/075


Group of soldiers of the 107th Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps, The King’s Own.
Accession Number: KO2951/076


Sergeant John Lacy Rowlandson, of the 107th Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps, The King’s Own.
Accession Number: KO2951/077


Group of soldiers of the 107th Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps, The King’s Own, the tall soldier in the centre is Sergeant John Lacy Rowlandson, 1944.
Accession Number: KO2951/078


Crew members of a Churchill tank of the 107th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps, The King’s Own. Sergeant John Lacy Rowlandson is stood on the left.
Accession Number: KO2951/080


Men of the 107th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps, The King’s Own, are photographed in front of tank “Arkholme”. Sergeant John Lacy Rowlandson is standing third from the left. 1944/45
Accession Number: KO2951/081


Two men of the 107th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps, The King’s Own in front of a Churchill tank, “Able”. 1944/45
Accession Number: KO2951/082


Group of soldiers of the 107th Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps, The King’s Own, including third from the right, Sergeant John Lacy Rowlandson.
Accession Number: KO2951/083

 

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