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Soldiers of the Regiment

Sergeant John William Scruton

 

Private John William Scruton, number 4254, enlisted into the King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment on 4th January 1894.

 


Army Form B 50 Account Book and Army Form B51, Monthly Settlements, and Saving’s Bank Account of Private John William Scruton, number 4254, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
Enlisted 4 Jan 1894
Including Army Form C 309 Second Class Certificate of Education to Lance corporal John William Scruton, dated 7 Nov 1896.
Army Form C 310 Third Class Certificate of Education to Lance Corporal John William Scruton, number 4254, 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, dated 18 May 1896.
Accession Number: KO1946/01
Clothing Account book of Private John William Scruton, number 4254, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. circa 1894
Accession Number: KO1946/02





Army Form D426 Parchment Certificate of Sergeant John Waltham Scruton, number 4254, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
Who attested on 4 Jan 1894. Discharged 3 Jan 1910.
Accession Number: KO1946/03


Certificate of Transfer to Reserve 14 Feb 1919
Accession Number: KO1946/04



Parchment Certificate of Character Sergeant J W Scruton
Accession Number: KO1946/05


Certificate Re Firing and Aiming, 1897
Accession Number: KO1946/06



Certificate of Identity J W Scruton, 1919
Accession Number: KO1946/07


Ministry of Pensions Letter, Jun 1919
Accession Number: KO1946/08


Letter re unemployment Book, 1919
Accession Number: KO1946/09


Soldiers Demobilization Account
Accession Number: KO1946/10


State of Accounts J W Scruton 1918/1919
Accession Number: KO1946/11



Membership Certificate J W Scruton, RAOB Grand Lodge, KO Lodge
Accession Number: KO1946/12





King’s Own Old Comrades Association, Reunion and Dinner, 5 May 1920 held at The Midland Hotel, Manchester.
Accession Number: KO1946/13







Form of Military Thanksgiving to be held in The Town Hall, Pietermaritzburg 10 Aug 1902, over writing the original date of 29 Jun 1902. Being the First Sunday after the Coronation of Their Majesties, King Edward and Queen Alexandra.
Accession Number: KO1946/14


Letter from General Rawlinson, Nov 1918
Accession Number: KO1946/15


Cutting re General Rawlinson
Accession Number: KO1946/16


Rear of the above cutting.
 



Gospel of St. John Active Service issued, 1918 and plastic cover
Accession Number: KO1946/17



Rules of the King’s Own Old Comrades Association, circa 1920s.
Accession Number: KO1946/18



Leather folder with various membership cards
Accession Number: KO1946/19


1915 Diary in Leather Folder
Accession Number: KO1946/20


6” Naval Gun at East Fort, Pretoria, South Africa, circa 1900.
Accession Number: KO1946/21


Fishing in Tugula at Onderbrook, South Africa, circa 1900.
Accession Number: KO1946/22


Blockhouse, South Africa, during the South African War, with an arrangement of stones stating: “Yorkshire Regiment”
Accession Number: KO1946/23


Kaffirs Dancing whilst waiting for the train, South Africa.
Accession Number: KO1946/24


Monuments and Graves Spion Kop, 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, South African War
Accession Number: KO1946/25


Two soldiers of the King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, in Hong Kong, c 1897. Photograph by Yong Seng, 35, Queen’s Road, East, Hong Kong.
Accession Number: KO1946/26


Memorial headstone to Private R Thompson, Died Malta, 31 Jul 1896
“Sacred to the memory of Private R Thompson, number 3034, C Company, 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, age 24 years. Erected by the officers, Non Commissioned Officers and men of His Company as a mark of esteem and respect.
A sudden loss a shock severe, to part with him we loved so dear our loss is great we’ll not complain but trust in Christ to meet again”
Accession Number: KO1946/27


Two soldiers on horseback, South Africa, 1901. Signed ‘Faithfully yours J W Scruton, South Africa, 1901.’
Accession Number: KO1946/28


Assumed to be Sergeant John William Scruton, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Photograph by A U Endacott, Farnborough.
Accession Number: KO1946/29




Letter from W F Willey re testimonial
Accession Number: KO1946/30


Testimonial, handwritten
Accession Number: KO1946/31a


Testimonial, typed
Accession Number: KO1946/31b



Letter from Major Riddoch Re testimonial
Accession Number: KO1946/32



Testimonial, handwritten
Accession Number: KO1946/33a


Testimonial, typed
Accession Number: KO1946/33b


Note regarding Certificate of Character, from Captain T Marker dated 26 Nov 1902.
Accession Number: KO1946/34



Testimonial
Accession Number: KO1946/35


Receipt for membership to Mr J W Scruton, from the Ingrow and Hermit Hole Conservative Club, Limited, to 30 Jun 1926
Accession Number: KO1946/36


Receipt for membership to Mr J W Scruton, from the Ingrow and Hermit Hole Conservative Club, Limited, to 31 Dec 1926.
Accession Number: KO1946/37



Inter-Affiliation Ticket 1926 of the Association of Conservative Clubs, Jan 1926
Accession Number: KO1946/38


Membership Card for J W Scruton of the Association of Demobilised and Discharged Sailors and Soldiers. Keighley Branch, 1923.
Accession Number: KO1946/39
 

 

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