Second World War
56th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery, King's
Regimental Headquarters of the 56th Anti-Tank Regiment
RA King's Own, prior to proceeding overseas in April 1940 to France and
Rear row, left to right: Gunner J Foxcroft; Gunner S Atkinson; Lance
Bombardier S Waite; Driver A W Bason; Lance Bombardier L Burdock; Gunner
F W Waterman; Lance Bombardier A Grant; Gunner A Higgins; Driver C H
Fourth row, left to right: Gunner S A Slacke; Gunner W Sharples; Lance
Bombardier W High; Gunner G Curtis; Private W L Eaton; Bombardier A
Gaskarth; Gunner D Hunter; Lance Bombardier F Cartmell; Lance Bombardier
C A Dyer.
Third row, left to right: Driver E W Huntley; Driver M L Houslop; Driver
W H Lewis; Gunner S W Madle; Driver D Elsender; Driver F Wadsworth;
Gunner H J Smith; Gunner G Parnham; Driver C Hartley; Driver A Ferguson;
Gunner J R Barker; Gunner J Robson.
Second row, left to right: Sergeant C Thompson; Gunner E Sharpe;
Sergeants GR Fallows; JE Burrow; J C Williams; R Nelson; W Wyton; A R
Thompson; J V Rowe; A A Catt; T Regan and Gunner J E Blacket.
Seated row, left to right: Regimental Sergeant Major K J E Brierley;
Lieutenant E Braithwaite; Major T I J Toler; Lieutenant Colonel Palmer;
Major J R S Thompson; 2nd Lieutenant P B Wood; Lieutenant Hannigan;
Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant C W Morrison.
Seated on ground: Lance Bombardier F E Softley.
Accession Number KO0644/01
222 Battery, 56th Anti-Tank Regiment RA King's Own, in 1940.
Accession Number KO2296/01
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