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56th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery, King's Own, 1940

Regimental Headquarters of the 56th Anti-Tank Regiment RA King's Own, prior to proceeding overseas in April 1940 to France and Belgium.
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 Connelly.
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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