Second World War
1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, - India,
Signals Platoon of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, at Napier Barracks, Karachi,
1940. Seated in the centre is signals officer Lieutenant Nigel Gribbon.
Accession Number: KONeg0273
'Sons of the Regiment' in the 1st Battalion, Napier Barracks,
Karachi, 1940. Back row, left to right, Bandsmen
Taylor and Patton, Sergeant Drennan, Bandsman Eyre, Lance Corporal Worsley,
Private Dixon and Corporal Hornby. Front row, left to right,
Sergeant Murphy, Platoon Sergeant Major Curtis, 2nd Lieutenant H P Burke,
Captain J H M Young, 2nd Lieutenant Nigel St. G. Gribbon, 2nd Lieutenant A
L S Pott and Sergeant Cronshaw.
Accession Number: KO0705/35 & KO1506/04
Headquarter Company Boxing Team, winners of the Inter-Company
Boxing, 1940. Company Sergeant Major Young and Lieutenant Nigel St.
G. Gribbon are pictured in the centre.
Accession Number: KO0705/38
Officers of the 1st Battalion, King's Own, Karachi, India, December 1939.
Back row, left to right, 2nd Lieutenants H P Burke, C J Blyth, R F
Saunders, A L S Pott, J H Thorp. Middle row, left to right, 2nd
Lieutenant Nigel St. G. Gribbon, Lieutenants F R Dickinson, R H C Bryers,
2nd Lieutenants P J H Weir, A J Addy, Lieutenant J B Underwood and 2nd
Lieutenant D E H Henning. Front row, left to right, Captains W Bell
MC, R A Heape, Major R E A Jones, Captain & Adjutant W V H Robins,
Lieutenant Colonel V L de Cordova, MC, Major D R Tittle, Major E N Everitt,
Captain J H M Young, and Lieutenant J G M Wybergh.
Accession Number: KO0705/34
Warrant Officers and Sergeants of the 1st Battalion, King's Own, Karachi,
India, December 1939.
Back row, left to right: Sergeants Brooks, Pelter, Coates, Woodcock,
Taylor and Rogers (Royal Army Ordnance Corps).
Fourth row, Sergeants Jode, Molloy, Hilton, Crombie, Drennan, Bonney,
Arnold, Alker, Cronshaw, and Leach.
Third row: Sergeants Chapman, Duggan, Roberts, Whelpton, Park, Drum Major
Fitzpatrick, Sergeants King, Murphy, Leith, Jordan and Farghar.
Second row: Company Quartermaster Sergeant Walker, Sergeant Collins and
Wilson, CQMS Maguire, Acting Staff Sergeant Murphy (RAOC), Sergeant Evans,
Platoon Sergeant Majors Davies and Graham, CQMS Hawkins and Waller, PSM
Curtis and Sergeant Barf.
Front row: Company Sergeant Majors Hogg and Young, Orderly Room
Quartermaster Sergeant Bone, Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant Bone,
Captain and Adjutant W V H Robins, Regimental Sergeant Major Parker,
Lieutenant Colonel V L de Cordova MC (Commanding), Bandmaster Coventry,
Major D R Tittle (Second in Command), Captain W Bell MC (Quartermaster),
Company Sergeant Majors Spier, Lowe and Morton.
Accession Number: KO0705/36, KO1506/05 and KO2561/19
Winners and Runners Up, Sind Open Championship (Boxing) 1940, 1st King's Own,
Standing, left to right, Privates J Hilton, E Burrows, Lance Corporal R
Higham, Private J McPolin and Lance Corporal S Wiggins. Seated at
front is Drum Major G Fitzpatrick.
Accession Number: KO1372/07
Band of the 1st Battalion, Napier Barracks, Karachi, India, 1940.
Accession Number: KO2561/16
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