Second World War
7th Battalion, King's Own,
Major Devonshire's Album
Officers of the 7th Battalion at Marbury Hall, Northwich,
with one of the battalion's armoured carriers, June 1942. Left to
right is Lieutenant G Riches, unknown, Lieutenants Welbourn, Boughey and
Accession Number KO2105/01
Officers of 'A' Company, 7th Battalion, on the roof of
the house where they were billeted while in Gibraltar, just off Main
Street. Rear left to right, Lieutenants Barnes and Graham Thomas,
and seated Major A Burton and Lieutenant Cowan. Lieutenant J W
Devonshire took the photo, August/September 1942.
Accession Number KO2105/02
Officers of the 7th Battalion outside the Mess in
Lahore, April 1943. Left to right Lieutenants R A G MacIntosh,
Barnes, Graham Thomas and Islay Martin.
Accession Number KO2105/03
Company soccer team, 7th Battalion, Lahore, 1943.
Back row, left to right, Lance Sergeant W Irwin, Privates Seddon, Fleet,
Graham, Sergeant Mulholland, Company Sergeant Major J Farghar.
Seated, Corporal G Robinson, Corporal J Ashworth (played professional
football for Halifax), Lieutenant Jenkins (played professional football
for Blackpool) and Private A Hudson (played for Fulham).
Front row, Lieutenant H Rawcliffe (played for Blackburn) and Colour
Sergeant Stan Eastham (played for Blackpool and Burnley).
Accession Number KO2105/04
'A' Company soccer team, 7th Battalion, Lahore, 1943.
Accession Number KO2105/10
Photo of some of my Company in front of a 'basha' we
built in the jungle in southern India, 1945.
Back row, Major J W Devonshire, Colour Sergeant G Hone, Private H Lockwood
(Major Devonshire's batman).
Standing row, left to right, Lieutenant F Thompson, Captain S Islay
Martin, Lieutenant B A Green, Private C Mason, Company Sergeant Major
Meechan and Sergeant W Mulholland.
Kneeling row, Privates G Russell, A Osbaldeston, W Cash, and Corporal
Front row, Privates E Preston, Robinson and C Noble.
Accession Number KO2105/08
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