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Collection of Lieutenant Colonel W A Robinson, 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment. 1930-1960

 

bulletOfficers’ Whistle, dated 1941
Accession Number: KO1832/001
bulletGovernment of Palestine Identity Card to Ismaeil No. 893. 10 Dec 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/002
bulletGovernment of Palestine Identity Card to Said No 546. 2 Nov 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/003
bulletGovernment of Palestine Identity Card to Muhamed No. 909 10 Dec 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/004
bulletOfficial Notice: Curfew Order, Military Commander Jerusalem District, Apr 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/005
bulletJaffa Tel Aviv, Palestine, Map, Sheet 7 1937
Accession Number: KO1832/006
bulletProgramme - The Coronation Tattoo, Aldershot Jun 1937
Accession Number: KO1832/007
bulletMovement Order, Major Robinson and Colour Sergeant Johnson 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Aug 1944
Accession Number: KO1832/008
bulletMess Rules of 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, circa 1930s
Accession Number: KO1832/009
bulletTemporary Pass to Captain W A Robinson 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Apr 1942
Accession Number: KO1832/010
bulletArmy Athletic and Cross Country Association, Unit Team Athletic Championships 1938 Official’s Duties
Accession Number: KO1832/011
bulletProgramme, Royal Hospital Chelsea, Transfer of Colours and Trophies 28 Sep 1947
Accession Number: KO1832/012
bulletProgramme, Farewell Parade, Lancaster, 26 Sep 1959
Accession Number: KO1832/013
bulletMenu, Association Dinner 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/014
bulletLion and Rose Notes Jan 1940 B Coy 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment,
Accession Number: KO1832/015
bulletEnvelope King’s Own
Accession Number: KO1832/016
bulletUnused Air graph form Christmas 1942 Ceylon
Accession Number: KO1832/017
bulletLuncheon Menu, Farewell Parade Sep 1959
Accession Number: KO1832/018
bulletProgramme, St. George’s Day 23 Apr 1959 Gil Gil, Kenya
Accession Number: KO1832/019
bulletRoad Map of India, 1942 Edition
Accession Number: KO1832/020
bulletProgramme, Entertainment and Tea, Cairo, for Welfare of Troops 23 Jan 1941
Accession Number: KO1832/021
bulletProgramme, The Tattoo, Aldershot, Jun 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/022
bulletArmy Athletic and Cross County Association Programme Army Athletic Championship 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/023
bulletFolder containing 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Operations in Palestine 1938-39 Lieutenant Colonel W A Robinson, and list of stores
Accession Number: KO1832/024
bulletPalestine Operational Notes ‘Flying Column’ 11 Sheets Stapled
Accession Number: KO1832/025
bullet2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Orders for Battalion Movement 4 Sheets pinned together
Accession Number: KO1832/026
bulletNote to 2nd Battalion King’s Own Intelligence Officer from 2nd Lieutenant Robinson B Company 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Nov 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/027
bullet2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, List of Stores circa 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/028
bulletB Company, 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Patrols etc for week ending 21 Jan 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/029
bulletReport on integration, Jul 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/030
bulletTwo sheets: Report to Adjutant 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment,. Subject Sabotage on PWD Steam Roller
Accession Number: KO1832/031 a & b
bulletCertificate in English and Arab re Military Search
Accession Number: KO1832/032
bulletCertificate in English and Arab re Military Search
Accession Number: KO1832/033
bullet2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Weekly intelligence summary No. 40. 12 Jul 1939 - 20 Jul 1939. 4 Sheets stapled.
Accession Number: KO1832/034
bulletB Coy 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Detail for Sunday 25 Jun 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/035
bullet2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Weekly intelligence summary No. 36 15 Jun 1939-21 Jun 1939 4 Sheets Stapled
Accession Number: KO1832/036
bullet2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Weekly intelligence summary No. 49 13 Sep 1939-20 Sep 1939 4 Sheets stapled
Accession Number: KO1832/037
bulletPalestine Operational Notes 2 Sheets stapled
Accession Number: KO1832/038
bulletTactical Notes - 6 Notes and Instructions for searching villages etc 18 Dec 1938 6 Sheets stapled
Accession Number: KO1832/039
bulletB Company 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Note re formation of No. 11 Platoon Jun 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/040
bulletNotes on search operations 4 Sheets stapled
Accession Number: KO1832/041
bulletHandwritten note relating to activities in Palestine
Accession Number: KO1832/042
bulletInventory of Donkey Stores handed over to B Coy 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Jan 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/043
bulletLetter of Reference Nov 1938 for Native Servant
Accession Number: KO1832/044
bulletLetter of Reference Nov 1938 for Native Servant
Accession Number: KO1832/045
bulletLetter to Officer Commanding Dec 1938 regarding the detention of husband
Accession Number: KO1832/046
bulletArabic Letter with English translation Mar 1939 about detention of Arab
Accession Number: KO1832/047
bulletLetter requesting release for British captivity
Accession Number: KO1832/048
bulletLetter re loan of stores to build wall at Military Post, Jan 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/049
bulletHandwritten note from Medical Officer Dec 1938 re Arab’s State of Health
Accession Number: KO1832/050
bulletNote relating to Arab Terrorists Jan 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/051
bulletB Company0 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Patrols for Week ending 28 Jan 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/052
bulletCertificate re Mr Muhammad Musa from Abu Ghosh, Nov 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/053
bulletHandwritten note with regard to Palestine terrorists
Accession Number: KO1832/054
bulletNewspaper The Palestine Post, 16 May 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/055
bulletNewspaper The Palestine Post, 17 May 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/056
bulletNewspaper Aldershot News, 29 Apr 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/057
bulletNewspaper Evening Standard 9 Jul 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/058
bulletewspaper The Star 9 Jul 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/059
bulletNewspaper cutting The Royal Tour 23 Jun 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/060
bulletNewspaper ‘Le Petit Provencal’ 27 Aug 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/061
bulletNewspaper Malta Chronicle 29 Aug 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/062
bulletNewspaper Egyptian Mail, 1 Sep 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/063
bulletNewspaper The Egyptian Gazette 1 Sep 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/064
bulletNewspaper The Palestine Post, 4 Sep 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/065
bulletNewspaper The Sunday Pictorial 29 Apr 1945
Accession Number: KO1832/066
bulletMap: Burma No. 92 C 12 Myitkyina District
Accession Number: KO1832/067
bulletMap: Burma No 92 C SE
Accession Number: KO1832/068
bulletMap Burma No 83 P Banmauk
Accession Number: KO1832/069
bulletMap Burma No 92 D Katha
Accession Number: KO1832/070
bulletMap Burma No 92 C SW
Accession Number: KO1832/071
bullet5 Sheets handwritten notes ‘Draft Account of Setting up of 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, as Chindits to Dec 1943.’ By W A Robinson, Stapled.
Accession Number: KO1832/072
bullet11 Sheets typed ‘Some elementary aspects of jungle operations’ by Lieutenant Colonel W A Robinson, Stapled.
Accession Number: KO1832/073
bulletOne sheet. Talk at Women’s Club Columbus Jan 1957 ‘The British point of view over the Suez Canal’.
Accession Number: KO1832/074
bulletAir mail letter card (unused)
Accession Number: KO1832/075
bulletFinal Battalion Order 29 Sep 1959 by Lieutenant Colonel W A Robinson 1 King’s Own
Accession Number: KO1832/076
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Stocktaking Board on Clothing and Necessaries 3 Sep 1959
Accession Number: KO1832/077a
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Record of Proceedings of Stocktaking Board, 3 Sep 1959
Accession Number: KO1832/077b
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 1 of 1 Bottles of Oil
Accession Number: KO1832/078
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 1 of 9 Aprons Brass Drum
Accession Number: KO1832/079a
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 2 of 9 Containers Cleaning Kit
Accession Number: KO1832/079b
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 3 of 9 Stamps Steel Letters
Accession Number: KO1832/079c
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 4 of 9 Stands cooking
Accession Number: KO1832/079d
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 5 of 9 Stretchers airborne
Accession Number: KO1832/079e
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 6 of 9 Forks carving
Accession Number: KO1832/079f
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 7 of 9 Colanders Small
Accession Number: KO1832/079g
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 8 of 9 Typewriter Remington
Accession Number: KO1832/079h
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 9 of 9 Bags sleeping
Accession Number: KO1832/079i
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 1 of 4 English Extracts and Exercises
Accession Number: KO1832/080a
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 2 of 4 English for General Certificate
Accession Number: KO1832/080b
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 3 of 4 History of Modern Europe 1889 - 1945
Accession Number: KO1832/080c
bulletDisbandment of 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Sep 1959 Certificate of Stocktaking Barnard Castle 3 Sep 1959 Army Form G 987 4 of 4 OS Sheet 157
Accession Number: KO1832/080d
bulletBiography of the Chindits Aug 1955
Accession Number: KO1832/081
bulletHandwritten notes: Sand Table Exercise No 46 Column operating in Burma
Accession Number: KO1832/082
bulletHandwritten notes: Sand Table Exercise No 46 Column operating in Burma
Accession Number: KO1832/083
bulletHandwritten notes: Sand Table Exercise No 46 Column operating in Burma
Accession Number: KO1832/084
bulletHandwritten notes: Sand Table Exercise No 46 Column operating in Burma
Accession Number: KO1832/085
bulletHandwritten notes: Sand Table Exercise No 46 Column operating in Burma
Accession Number: KO1832/086
bulletHandwritten notes: Sand Table Exercise No 46 Column operating in Burma
Accession Number: KO1832/087
bulletExercise ‘Thursday’ Chief Umpires Report 27 Dec 1943 111 Brigade Seven Sheets
Accession Number: KO1832/088
bulletNotes relating to training 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, 1 Dec 1942 Tactical Exercise Without Troops
Accession Number: KO1832/089a
bulletNotes relating to training 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, 1 Dec 1942 Tactical Exercise Without Troops
Accession Number: KO1832/089b
bulletNotes relating to training 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, 1 Dec 1942 Tactical Exercise Without Troops
Accession Number: KO1832/089c
bulletNotes relating to training 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, 1 Dec 1942 Tactical Exercise Without Troops
Accession Number: KO1832/089d
bulletNotes relating to training 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, 1 Dec 1942 Tactical Exercise Without Troops
Accession Number: KO1832/089e
bulletNotes relating to training 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, 1 Dec 1942 Tactical Exercise Without Troops
Accession Number: KO1832/089f
bulletNewspaper SEAC Souvenir One
Accession Number: KO1832/090
bulletNewspaper SEAC Souvenir Two
Accession Number: KO1832/091
bulletNewspaper The Civil and Military Gazette 5 Aug 1944
Accession Number: KO1832/092
bulletForm of Service for the unveiling and dedication of a tablet in memory of Major General Wingate 11 Mar 1951
Accession Number: KO1832/093
bulletA message from Winston Churchill re Wingate, 1951
Accession Number: KO1832/094
bulletSouvenir Programme Chindit Charity Ball, Nov 1951
Accession Number: KO1832/095
bulletFoolscap Sheet: Notes on the Powers of Detachment Commanders
Accession Number: KO1832/096
bulletBooklet - The Rights of a Soldier charged with an offence under the Army Act 1955
Accession Number: KO1832/097
bulletFoolscap Sheet “Charges which can be dealt with by the Commanding Officer”
Accession Number: KO1832/098 a
bulletFoolscap Sheet “Charges which can be dealt with by the Commanding Officer”
Accession Number: KO1832/098 b
bulletHandwritten notes “Brief on the Conduct of Commanding Officers Orders”
Accession Number: KO1832/099
bulletLetter to Commanding Officer 1st Battalion, King’s Own re Dress Expenditure for Amalgamation 23 Sep 1959
Accession Number: KO1832/100
bulletTyped notes Handover of buildings and fixtures 21 Sep 1959 2 sheets stapled
Accession Number: KO1832/101
bulletTyped notes Handover of Regimental Funds and Investments 1 Oct 1959
Accession Number: KO1832/102
bulletPre-amalgamation Instruction 21 Sep 1959
Accession Number: KO1832/103
bulletFour sheets stapled. re Amalgamation Disposal of Sports and PRI Property Jun 1959
Accession Number: KO1832/104
bulletNotice of Amalgamation Jun 1959
Accession Number: KO1832/105
bulletArmy Form B2077 Officers Annual Confidential Report
Accession Number: KO1832/106
bulletArmy Form O1765 Claim to overseas family allowance and cost of living addition
Accession Number: KO1832/107
bulletArmy Form O9452 Claim for Education Allowance
Accession Number: KO1832/108
bulletMap Palestine - Jerusalem 1934
Accession Number: KO1832/109
bulletProgramme of Annual Small Arms Meeting May 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/110
bullet‘Burma’ Being the text of a talk delivered to British Soldier of Southern and Eastern Armies
Accession Number: KO1832/111
bulletSpecial Force Commanders Training Notes No 2 Lecture on Security at Bivouac
Accession Number: KO1832/112
bulletSpecial Force Commanders Training Notes No 5 Supply Dropping Drill
Accession Number: KO1832/113
bulletSpecial Force Commanders Training Notes No 6 Employment of Aircraft with Troops of deep penetration
Accession Number: KO1832/114
bulletNewspaper The Palestine Post 4 Sep 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/115
bullet2 KO Race Card Notre Dame Midnight Meeting The Wailing Wall Turf Club Mar 1940
Accession Number: KO1832/116
bulletTypescript The King’s Own and the Battle of New Orleans 1775 by Lieutenant Colonel W A Robinson
Accession Number: KO1832/117
bulletProgramme Dedication of National Standard of the Chindit Old Comrades Association Jun 1973
Accession Number: KO1832/118
bulletMemoriam to Lord Mountbatten
Accession Number: KO1832/119
bulletDiary Lieutenant Colonel W A Robinson My Travels in Korea 1953
Accession Number: KO1832/120
bulletDiary Lieutenant Colonel W A Robinson 1954
Accession Number: KO1832/121
bulletRules and Membership Card King’s Own Golfing Society
Accession Number: KO1832/122
bulletNew Testament Carried in Chindit Campaign by Major Robinson 2 KO
Accession Number: KO1832/123
bulletProgramme Grand Torchlight Tattoo Jun 1935 1 KO at Wellington, India
Accession Number: KO1832/124
bulletHandwritten tribute to Chindits, Kohima Memorial, Chindit Prayer and Order of the Day
Accession Number: KO1832/125
bulletNews cutting 29 Apr 1938 2 KO at Aldershot
Accession Number: KO1832/126
bulletNews cutting 19 Feb 1939 KO In Palestine
Accession Number: KO1832/127
bulletNews cutting 23 Nov 1938 56 Arabs detained
Accession Number: KO1832/128
bulletNews cutting 25 Dec 1939 Christmas in Palestine
Accession Number: KO1832/129
bulletNews cutting 24 Dec 1939 Christmas Diary
Accession Number: KO1832/130
bulletNews cutting 1938 Eastern Christmas at Bethlehem
Accession Number: KO1832/131
bulletNews cutting Soldiering in Palestine
Accession Number: KO1832/132
bulletNews cutting 2nd Lieutenant Reginald Bernard Veilly Savill killed in car accident, 1938.
Accession Number: KO1832/133
bulletNews cutting Christmas with the Campaigners 3 Dec 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/134
bulletMessage Form re suspect in Palestine
Accession Number: KO1832/135
Two pages of foolscap - Lion and Rose Notes B Coy 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/136 a & b
bulletPhoto: Officers Mess Blenheim Barracks, Aldershot, Apr 1938
Accession Number: KO1832/137
bulletPhoto: King’s Own Sports Meeting Apr 1938 Aldershot
Accession Number: KO1832/138
bulletPhoto: B Company, 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Truck damaged by Landmine, Hebron Road, Palestine, 9 Sep 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/139
bulletPhoto: B Company, 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Truck damaged by Landmine, Hebron Road, Palestine, 9 Sep 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/140
bulletPhoto: B Company, 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Truck damaged by Landmine, Hebron Road, Palestine, 9 Sep 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/141
bulletPhoto: View from No. 1 Post (Palestine)
Accession Number: KO1832/142
bulletPhoto: 2nd Battalion, King’s Own, Route March, 1937 Aldershot
Accession Number: KO1832/143
bulletPhoto: St George’s Day 1950s? Lieutenant Colonel W A Robinson and others
Accession Number: KO1832/144
bulletPhoto: Lieutenant Colonel W A Robinson at Red Sea Airstrip 20 Aug 1958
Accession Number: KO1832/145
bulletPhoto: Arroyo Day at Barnard Castle, 1961, 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Border Regiment.
Accession Number: KO1832/146
bulletNews cutting re Post Office Savings Bank
Accession Number: KO1832/147
bulletCoupon book Bangalore United Services Club
Accession Number: KO1832/148
bulletLetter recommending Mohammed Ahmed, Jan 1939
Accession Number: KO1832/149
bulletLetter regarding sending wine to 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO1832/150
bulletEnvelope for letter ko1832/150
Accession Number: KO1832/151
bulletKhaki ‘King’s Own’ epaulette sleeve badge
Accession Number: KO1832/152
bulletPatch Blue ‘King’s Own’ sewn on Red background
Accession Number: KO1832/153
bulletLeather chin strap from service cap
Accession Number: KO1832/154
bulletLeather revolver holsters, officers - Made by Wilkinson of Pall Mall, London
Accession Number: KO1832/155
bulletOfficers spur
Accession Number: KO1832/156
bulletOfficers spur
Accession Number: KO1832/157
bulletJapanese postcard - People pushing and pulling sledge in snow.
Accession Number: KO1832/158
bulletJapanese postcard - Skiing group standing
Accession Number: KO1832/159
bulletJapanese postcard - Cross country skiing group
Accession Number: KO1832/160
bulletJapanese postcard - Clearing snow off building
Accession Number: KO1832/161
bulletJapanese postcard - Damaged image not clear.
Accession Number: KO1832/162
bulletPostcard - with Japanese writing on both sides.
Accession Number: KO1832/163
bulletBlank postcard for correspondence, Japanese
Accession Number: KO1832/164
bulletBlank postcard for correspondence, Japanese
Accession Number: KO1832/165
bulletJapanese ‘picture’ envelope with map printed on interior. Probably from Burma, collected as war loot by donor whilst with 2nd Battalion, King’s Own.
Accession Number: KO1832/166
bulletNews cutting - Japanese - probably acquired when donor was with 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment in Burma, World War Two.
Accession Number: KO1832/167
bulletNews cutting - Japanese - probably acquired when donor was with 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment in Burma, World War Two.
Accession Number: KO1832/168
bulletBrown paper with Japanese writing - probably acquired when donor was with 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment in Burma, World War Two.
Accession Number: KO1832/169
bulletWebbing belt with brass lion and laurel (King’s Own Border) buckle
Accession Number: KO1832/170
bulletEmbroidered Japanese Silk banner from Burma 1944/45
Accession Number: KO1832/171

 

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