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Second World War

1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, - India 1939-41


Santa Clause and the Christmas Tree arrive watched by the children of the 1st Battalion, Karachi, India, December 1939.
Accession Number: KO0705/37


Lewis machine gun in use for anti-aircraft defence by the 1st Battalion at Karachi Docks, India, 1940/41.
Accession Number: KONeg0277


Albion truck used by the 1st Battalion, Karachi, 1940.
Accession Number: KO1306/043


Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment celebrate Christmas 1940 at Napier Barracks, Karachi, India.
Accession Number: KONeg0274


Bandsman of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment celebrate Christmas 1940 at Napier Barracks, Karachi, India.
Accession Number: KONeg0275


Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment march into Napier Barracks, Karachi, India, 1940/41.
Accession Number: KONeg0276


The band and drums of the 1st Battalion beating retreat in front of the Frere Hall on 14th November 1939.  The Governor of Sind and Lady Graham were present, the King Edward VII Memorial is in the background.  Frere Hall was built in honour of Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere (1815-1884) who did much to promote the economic development of Karachi.
Accession Number: KO0705/29


The band and drums of the 1st Battalion, Frere Hall, 14th November 1939.
Accession Number: KO0679/23


1st Battalion Rowing Club, Karachi, India, 1940.
Accession Number KO0705/32


1st Battalion Rowing Club, Karachi, India, 1940.
Accession Number KO0705/33

 

 

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