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Archive of Captain John Welch

See also Receipts, receipted bills etc, Captain John Welch, 1914-1921

 

bullet55th Divisional patch Badge in glass/metal frame Accession Number: KO1113/01
bulletThe Wellington Writing Pad, King's Own 4th Battalion Accession Number: KO1113/02
bulletChristmas Card 1917 164th Infantry Brigade ‘Still mopping up’ from Lieutenant Powell, Quartermaster, 1st/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. BEF, France. Printed by Devambez, Graveur, 63, Passage des Panoramas, 63, Paris. Accession Number: KO1113/03
bullet164th Infantry Brigade Christmas Card 1917, in envelope, to Captain John Welch. Accession Number: KO1113/04
bulletPocket notebook recording stores and supplies of food items etc, 1916 with officers named including John Welch, 1st/4th King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Accession Number: KO1113/05
bulletChristmas Card King's Own, Dublin, 1918 Accession Number: KO1113/06
bulletProgramme The 55th Divisional Theatre Coy for Their Fourth Revue entitled ‘How’s This’ Printed by David Allen & Son, Ltd. Accession Number: KO1113/07
bulletBooklet 55th West Lancashire Division Givenchy and Festubert 9 Apr 1918 - 16 Apr 1918 Accession Number: KO1113/08
bulletOfficers Record Of Service Book AB439 for Captain John Welch, 4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Accession Number: KO1113/09
bulletSilk Postcard 'Good Luck' in original envelope Accession Number: KO1113/10
bulletCalendar of the War Accession Number: KO1113/12
bulletGerman One Mark note acquired in France by Welch. Note number 115-906499 Accession Number: KO1113/13
bulletGerman pictorial postcard acquired from the trenches by Welch. Accession Number: KO1113/14
bulletFrench correspondence card dated 15 Jul 1916 Accession Number: KO1113/15
bulletGerman Field Postcard 1916 Accession Number: KO1113/16
bulletWritten note and piece of shrapnel Paper - an admission ticket - dated Aug 1916 Accession Number: KO1113/17
bulletFirst World War Comforts ‘Sweaters for our troops’ postcard. Dated Oct 1914 ‘Mr John Penoyre tenders his grateful thanks for your generous response to his request for sweaters for our troops in the field. It would be an added kindness if you would name the scheme to friends who may not have seen his letters in the press.” Mr John Penoyre of 8, King’s Bench Walk, Inner Temple, London EC. Addressed to Mr J Welch Esq, Hampson, Lancaster. Accession Number: KO1113/18
bulletRailway Ticket - Premiere Class Militarie number 241 Calais. Accession Number: KO1113/19
bulletEquipment Label (AFW 3387) Captain John Welch, 4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Accession Number: KO1113/20
bulletEquipment label (AFW 3301) Deceased Officers Kit altered to read Wounded to Capt Welch 1st/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Accession Number: KO1113/21
bulletEquipment label (AFW 3301) Deceased Officers Kit altered to read Wounded to Capt Welch 1st/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Accession Number: KO1113/22
bulletEquipment Label (AFW 3300) Wounded Officers Kit marked 2nd Lieutenant Welch, and marked Hospital Ship St. Patrick Accession Number: KO1113/23
bulletEquipment Label Hospital Ship St. Patrick No. 2 Red Cross Hospital 2nd Lieutenant Welch 1st/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Accession Number: KO1113/24
bulletEnvelope dated 12 Aug 1916 with details of money and postal order and cheque book handed over to Adjutant of 1st/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment Accession Number: KO1113/25
bulletPermanent Pass to Captain J Welch 1st/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, Dated 27 Jul 1918 and stamped 1st Field Survey Battalion, Royal Engineers. Accession Number: KO1113/26
bulletHand-written note to Lieutenant John Welch 1st/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, Dated 1 Apr 1916 on his appointment as Battalion Sniping and Intelligence Officer. Accession Number: KO1113/27
bulletLetter address to John Welch, Hampson, near Lancaster, and redirected to him with the 2nd/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, The Camp, Tandridge, Oxted, Surrey, dated Jul 1915 Accession Number: KO1113/28
bulletProgramme of Music for the night of 4 May 1918, 1st/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Autographed by six officers. Accession Number: KO1113/29
bulletTelegram to Welch at Queen Hyrdro Scarboro - informing him to return and proceed to France form Adjutant 3rd/4th Battalion King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, dated 4 Jan 1916 Accession Number: KO1113/30
bulletTelegram to Welch at Rouen Hospital - love from home, K Welch at Galgate 11 Aug 1916? Accession Number: KO1113/31
bulletTwo pages of Belgian? Letter written in French? Accession Number: KO1113/32 a
bulletTwo pages of Belgian? Letter written in French? Accession Number: KO1113/32 b
bulletChristmas Card, Staff School Cambridge, 1918 Accession Number: KO1113/33
bulletLetter to Walsh, from Dorset - Accession Number: KO1113/34 a
bulletLetter to Walsh, page 2 Accession Number: KO1113/34 b
bulletPencil written letter - re Private Swanson? of D coy Accession Number: KO1113/35
bulletTyped letter from Colonel H J Edwards Commanding Cambridge University Officer Training Corps, regarding a commission for John Welch in The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment dated 13 Apr 1915 Accession Number: KO1113/36
bulletTyped letter from Colonel H J Edwards, Commanding Cambridge University Officer Training Corps, to Officer Commanding (Lieutenant Colonel W S Burton) 2nd/4thBattalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment regarding a commission for John Welch dated 9 May 1915 Accession Number: KO1113/37
bulletTyped letter form John Welch to Officer Commanding (Lieutenant Colonel W S Burton) 2nd/4thBattalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment regarding a commission page one of two Accession Number: KO1113/38 a
bulletTyped letter form John Welch to Officer Commanding (Lieutenant Colonel W S Burton) 2nd/4thBattalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment regarding a commission page two of two Accession Number: KO1113/38 b
bulletTyped details “Normal Formation for Assault” Accession Number: KO1113/39
bulletTyped details “Re-organisation of the infantry” dated 14 Mar 1917, Oswestry, and signed by Lieutenant Welch - Details the formation of an infantry platoon in the War. Accession Number: KO1113/40
bulletDuplicated Sheet Extract from the Morning Post 12 Nov 1918 ‘the News in Leuze’ 4th Battalion, King’s Own, and Barrow mentioned Accession Number: KO1113/41
bulletList of officer’s kit - 4th (Reserve) Battalion King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Accession Number: KO1113/42
bulletHand-drawn map/diagram of trenches, with various annotations in pencil. Accession Number: KO1113/43
bulletHand-drawn map/diagram of trenches, with various annotations in pencil. Accession Number: KO1113/44
bulletHand drawn map with details of Barracks and Rifle Range in Scarborough Area done by 2nd Lieutenant John Welch, 3rd/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Accession Number: KO1113/45
bulletFoolscap sheet with printed details frequency (on chart) of sound made by gun fire picked up by Captain John Welch when he was with ‘J Sound Ranging Section, BEF, France’ in around Aug 1918  BY30 Shelled by 2nd RMA 15” How. and SD62 shelled by 6” How. Accession Number: KO1113/46 a
bulletFoolscap sheet with printed details frequency (on chart) of sound made by gun fire picked up by Captain John Welch when he was with ‘J Sound Ranging Section, BEF, France’
“Three H.V.’s ….. firing in conjunction. Sunday 11 Aug 1918. Wind 10 mph at 111° Temp 58° F Accession Number: KO1113/46 b
bulletFoolscap sheet with printed details frequency (on chart) of sound made by gun fire picked up by Captain John Welch when he was with ‘J Sound Ranging Section, BEF, France’
H V Gun … firing on Bruay, 31 May 1918 Accession Number: KO1113/46 c
bulletFoolscap sheet with printed details frequency (on chart) of sound made by gun fire picked up by Captain John Welch when he was with ‘J Sound Ranging Section, BEF, France’ in around Aug 1918
Two 15 cm (?) Hows. …. obtained through wireless signal. 12 Aug 1918. 7.20 am Wind 7 mph @ 195° Temp 63° F Accession Number: KO1113/46 d
bulletPhotograph: First World War technical equipment possibly of the type used by John Welch when he was with ‘J Sound Ranging Section, BEF, France’ in around Aug 1918 Accession Number: KO1113/47
bulletGroup photo probably at the end of a course of instruction, - possibly including Captain John Welch of 1st/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Accession Number: KO1113/48
bulletFirst World War two un-identified King’s Own officers and a lady, possibly 4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Accession Number: KO1113/49
bulletFirst World War officer sat in tent, possibly Captain John Welch, 1st/4thBattalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Accession Number: KO1113/50
bulletFirst World War Street scene marching troops possibly 2nd/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment KO Accession Number: KO1113/51
bulletFirst World War Street scene marching troops possibly 2nd/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment KO Accession Number: KO1113/52
bulletCopy of The Geographical Journal, Jul 1919 with article ‘Geographical Work with the Army in France by Lieutenant Colonel H S L Winterbotham Accession Number: KO1113/53
bulletCopy of The Geographical Journal, Aug 1920 with article ‘Classification of the Ground from the Air’ by Captain H A Lloyd Accession Number: KO1113/54
bulletEnvelope addressed to Captain Welch, 82 Church Street, Lancaster, Dec 1930 Accession Number: KO1113/55
bulletLetter to Captain Welch re Personal Number (48578) from The War Office, London. Accession Number: KO1113/56
bulletEnvelope addressed to Captain Welch, Oct 1934 Accession Number: KO1113/57
bulletLetter to Captain Welch re leaving the Territorial Army Reserve dated 10 Oct 1934 Accession Number: KO1113/58
bulletPostcard WW 1 group (not regimental) Accession Number: KO1113/59
bulletPostcard World War One 4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment at Oswestry. With Bibby, Towers, CSM Sweeney, Finnes and Snelson and Boyle and Cider the dog. Accession Number: KO1113/60

 

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