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Album: Photos and postcards 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Lancaster Regiment, circa 1900-1912

King’s Own in Crimean postcard.  Postally used to Colour Sergeant Breen, 11 Jan 1905
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Artillery Barracks, Colchester
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Goojerat Barracks, Colchester. Where the King’s Own were based from 1905 to 1909.  Sergeant McNab's garden in the foreground.  Postally used to Colour Sergeant Breen, November 1906.
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Hyderabad Barracks, Colchester
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School of Musketry, Hythe, Kent. Postally used Jul 1906
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View of Lancaster from the Depot Armoury, party returning from Chapel.  Mrs B [Breen] walking up the field.  A good view of Lancaster town, the chimney is of Jimmies work.
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Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, end of 1907 Manoeuvres.  Bill Whitehead with cycle, awaiting the arrival of the battalion from South Down Camp.  It is situated at the foot of Lark Hill Camp now the Army Flying Corps Barracks.
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Lucknow, India.  Company at training - Bridging the dry bed of an Indian River.  “Skin” Williams standing with hand on hip and white handkerchief under his belt.  A good specimen of trestle bridge it will be observed that it has not been made to look at like “E” Coy Bridge.
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Regimental Sports, Colchester, 1908.  Start for the Sergeants Race, start according to service.  Right to left is: Bob Jackson, Jack Connor, Beddows, Schofield, Kirby (Bags of Oil), Biggs, Roe, Baines, Watson and Vernon.
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Sergeants 5th Battalion Royal Fusiliers
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Students of School of Music, Kneller Hall
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‘Rippers Last Sunday in the Mess’  Married next day is seen surrounded by his old pals for the last time prior to becoming a ?, it took a lot of persuasion to get him in the group (poor Ted).  Left to right: Beddows, Chinny, Jock, McMichael, Bramwell, Allen, ‘Happy’, Whitehead, Ripper, Breen, Hamilton, Mathy, Connor, Vernon, (Bags of Oil) Kirby, Benbow (admiral), Blades, Eagle and Pa Len.
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Brighton Manoeuvres, 1906.  Sunday Rest Day that’s if you had no washing to do.
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Brighton Manoeuvres, 1906.  B Company returning to Camp after a 10 hour tactical parade.  Old Cole in rear out of step and looks very very tired but wont fall out as long as the ‘Flag’ keeps on.  E Company Behind.
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Brighton Manoeuvres, 1906.  C Company returning to Hollinbury Camp after operations.
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Hockey, 1906, Officers V Sergeants.  Lieutenant Thornycroft, Fitzgerald, Bois, Birley, Finch, Harrison, Forwood, Captains Markin, Brown, Nixon and Hausberg.
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Recorded as missing on receipt by museum in 1940.
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Hockey, 1907, Officers and Sergeants.  Lieutenant Bromilow, Harrison, Morrell, Thornycroft, Captain Brown, Captain Stephens, Captain Gribbon, Captain Hibbert, Lieutenant Salmond, Captain Phillips, Lieutenant Stokes and Lieutenant Robinson.
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Hockey, 1907, Officers and Sergeants.  Sergeant Brammall, Colour Sergeant Creedon, Colour Sergeant Ford, Sergeant Major Millis, Colour Sergeant Dakin, Sergeant Blades, Sergeant Chandless, Colour Sergeant Breen, Sergeant Schofield, Sergeant Beddows and Sergeant Connor.
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Sergeants Mess, Staff Sergeants and Sergeants and Depot, King’s Own Regiment, Lancaster, 1903
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 Staff Sergeants 2nd Battalion The King’s Own, Blackdown, 1904
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Colours of the 1st Battalion from Burma being deposited in the Parish Church, Lancaster, 23 Feb 1906.
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Colours of the 1st Battalion from Burma being deposited in the Parish Church, Lancaster, 23 Feb 1906.
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Colours of the 1st Battalion from Burma being deposited in the Parish Church, Lancaster, 23 Feb 1906.
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Troopship HT Ionian, conveying the 2nd Battalion from South Africa after the war, in dock at Cape Town, Jan 1903.
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A few Sergeants on the poop [deck] of the Ionian in Table Bay, Table Mountain in the background.
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Market Square, Mafeking, Oct 1912.  Postally used to W Breen, Commissionaire C/o Manchester Rubber Works, Oxford Road, Manchester and postmarked Mafeking 3 Oct 1912 and Manchester 26 Oct 1912.
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Troopship HT Ionian, Homeward bound an afternoon nap crossing the line (Equator).  Whitehead, Breen, ‘Rickey’ and Banning “The Syndicate”.
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Colour Sergeant Chynoweth from Cheshire.
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Colour Sergeant Haseman?
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‘Our Captain’ R M Luckock, School of Musketry, Hythe.
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Colonel F B Matthews, Commanding 2nd Battalion King’s Own.
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Officers Mess, Bowerham Barracks,  Lancaster
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Depot, King’s Own, Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, Armoury and Gate.
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Grave of Colour Sergeant Fletcher, number 2769, Military Cemetery Maritzburg.  Died of wounds 27 Feb 1900.
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Staff, Infantry Records Office, York.
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