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Soldiers of the Regiment

Sergeants Jack Shaw, and John Percy Olde


Unknown Sergeant, Sergeant John Percy Olde, and Sergeant Jack Shaw, 5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, circa 1920s.
Sergeant John Percy Olde, number 3710589, enlisted into the 5th Battalion of the King's Own and is believed to have served with the 1st Battalion during the Second World War.  He was transferred to Class Z Army Reserve on 25th November 1946. 
Accession Number: KO1748/07a

Sergeant John Percy Olde's medals are also in the museums collection:

bullet1939-45 Star KO1748/01
bulletAfrica Star KO1748/02
bulletDefence Medal KO1748/03
bulletWar Medal  KO1748/04
bulletTerritorial Efficiency Medal KO1748/05

Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time.  Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions.  An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.

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