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Album of Photographs:

1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, India 1937-40

This album of photographs was purchased by the museum with few clues as to who the soldier was who compiled it.  There are a number of soldiers named and also a number of pictures missing.

The pictures appear on this page in the order in which they appeared in the photograph album.


Madras University, India, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/001


Street view, Madras, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/002


Madras beach and harbour, 1937.
Accession Number: KO 2940/003


River at Madras, India, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/004


Football ground, Mallapuram, India, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/005


Mallapuram, India, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/006


Mallapuram, India, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/007


Madras Central Station, India, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/008


Signal Tower, Madras Harbour, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/009


River Coombe, Madras, India, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/010


Moore Market, Madras, India, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/011


Madras Beach, Madras, India, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/012


Madras, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/013


Madras, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/014


Railway station near Madras, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/015


Delhi, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/016


Madras, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/017


Bangalore, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/018


Kashmir, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/019


Bangalore, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/020


Mysore, India, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/021


Street Scene, Madras, India, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/022


Tram car and street scene, Madras, India, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/023


Kashmir, India, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/024


Brahmin Temple, Madras
Accession Number: KO 2940/025


Kashmir, India
Accession Number: KO 2940/026


Fortress, Kashmir
Accession Number: KO 2940/027


City Walls, Kashmir
Accession Number: KO 2940/028


Old Temple, Bangalore
Accession Number: KO 2940/029


Fortress Kashmir
Accession Number: KO 2940/030


Moat around fort, Kashmir
Accession Number: KO 2940/031


Saint Thome Gate, Gate to the Hospital
Accession Number: KO 2940/032


King’s Barracks, Madras
Accession Number: KO 2940/033


Part of the Moat, Fort.
Accession Number: KO 2940/034


House where Clive of India lived.
Accession Number: KO 2940/035


‘Taff’ and Ernie, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/036


Some of the lads, 1st King’s Own, Madras, 1938
Accession Number: KO 2940/037


Some of 18 Platoon, 1st King’s Own, Madras, 1938
Accession Number: KO 2940/038


Bill, 1st King’s Own, Madras, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/039


Private Percy Apps, number 3710330, 1st King’s Own, Madras, 1937
Private Percy Apps enlisted on 24th November 1932 and transferred to the Loyal Regiment 17th March 1944.
Accession Number: KO 2940/040


Bill, Ernie and ‘Tich’, 1st King’s Own, Madras, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/041


Passing on an evening, soldiers listen to gramophone, St. Thomas Mount, 1938
Accession Number: KO 2940/042


‘Fitz’ 1st King’s Own, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/043


Taff and Ernie, 1st King’s Own, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/044


Ernie, 1st King’s Own, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/045


Bill, 1st King’s Own, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/046


Percy, 1st King’s Own, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/047


‘Skin’ 1st King’s Own, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/048


Group of footballers, 1st King’s Own, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/049


Soldier in hospital bed, 1st King’s Own, circa 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/050


Pallavaram, 1st King’s Own, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/051


‘D’ Company Lines, Pallavaram, 1st King’s Own, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/052


The Canteen, Pallavaram, 1st King’s Own, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/053


Stanley Club, Madras, circa 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/054


Karachi, 1st King’s Own, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/055


Fishing village and beach, Madras, 1st King’s Own, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/056


Old gun in Delhi Fort captured on the North West Frontier
Accession Number: KO 2940/057


Native fishermen in boat, Madras, circa 1937-39
Accession Number: KO 2940/058


Native fishing boat, Madras, circa 1937-39
Accession Number: KO 2940/059


Monument, Madras, 1937-39
Accession Number: KO 2940/060


Madras, 1937-39
Accession Number: KO 2940/061


Madras, 1937-39
Accession Number: KO 2940/062


Ox-carts carrying hay, Madras, 1937-39
Accession Number: KO 2940/063


Madras Harbour, 1937-39.
Accession Number: KO 2940/064


View near Wellington, Southern India, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/065


Wellington, Southern India, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/066


Wellington, Southern India, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/067


Wellington, Southern India, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/068


Grave of Private Harold Dickinson, number 3710696, who was killed by a shark when bathing from Fort Beach on 26 Feb 1939. Erected by his comrades 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment
Accession Number: KO 2940/069


Accession Number: KO 2940/070


Graves of Private Stanley Pickvance, number 3854075 who died at Madras, 28 Dec 1937. Erected by his comrades 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO2940/070a


Private Charles Frank Hudson, number 3710634 who died at Madras, on 2 Nov 1937. Erected by his parents and comrades, 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO 2940/070b


Swimming pool, Madras, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/071


Group of soldiers, 1st King’s Own, Madras, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/072


Barracks and soldiers, Madras, 1st King’s Own, Madras, 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/073


Repairing bicycles and group of soldiers sitting, Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/074


Enlargement showing the bicycles being repaired.
Accession Number: KO 2940/074


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/075


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/076


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/077


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/078


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/079


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/080


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/081


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/082


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/083


Motor cycles and bicycles, Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/084


Karachi Harbour, circa 1939-40
Accession Number: KO 2940/085


Building in Fort George, Madras, where ‘Clive of India’ lived.
Accession Number: KO 2940/086


Law Courts, Madras, floodlit at night.
Accession Number: KO 2940/087


Postcard featuring two soldiers in the UK. Addressed to Private Todhunter, C company, 2nd King’s Own, Blenheim Barracks, Aldershot. Message signed from ‘Taffy’ . Postmarked Jul 1937 Aberteifi, Cardigan, Wales
Accession Number: KO 2940/088


Buddhist or Jain Temple, India.
Accession Number: KO 2940/089


India
Accession Number: KO 2940/090


The ‘Dhobi’ laundry man, circa 1937-39
Accession Number: KO 2940/091


Birds, India
Accession Number: KO 2940/092


Moat
Accession Number: KO 2940/093


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/094


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/095


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/096


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/097


Country Club Camp, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/098


Soldier with dog on beach, Karachi, 1939-40
Accession Number: KO 2940/099


Karachi Beach, with flying boat, India, circa 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/100


Soldiers on Karachi beach, circa 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/101


Unknown soldier, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/102


Unknown soldier, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/103


Unknown dog, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/104


Two unknown soldiers, Karachi, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/105


Crocodile, India
Accession Number: KO 2940/106


‘common sights in the streets’, circa 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/107


Unknown soldier
Accession Number: KO 2940/108


Soldiers celebrating Christmas, circa 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/109


Group of soldiers in Barracks, casual pose, circa 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/110


Sign on grass ‘A Coy The King’s Own, Apr 1938’
Accession Number: KO 2940/111


Railway bridge probably near Wellington, Southern India
Accession Number: KO 2940/112


Two unknown soldiers Accession Number: KO 2940/113


Room interior, unknown, India.
Accession Number: KO 2940/114


Gardens
Accession Number: KO 2940/115


View of hills, Wellington, Southern India.
Accession Number: KO 2940/116


View in India, including two tall masts.
Accession Number: KO 2940/117


Unknown soldier on wall
Accession Number: KO 2940/118


River side view with natives and cow in water, and Madras University at the rear.
Accession Number: KO 2940/119


Motor Transport, Karachi, circa 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/120


Group of four unknown soldiers.
Accession Number: KO 2940/121


Merry Weather Tower, Karachi
Accession Number: KO 2940/122


Indians
Accession Number: KO 2940/123


Wellington, Southern India
Accession Number: KO 2940/124


Gandi Garden, Karachi
Accession Number: KO 2940/125


Napier Barracks, Karachi
Accession Number: KO 2940/126


Madras Swimming pool, soldiers on diving board, circa 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/127


Unknown soldier, 1937-38
Accession Number: KO 2940/128


Unknown soldiers, 1937-38
Accession Number: KO 2940/129


Camp
Accession Number: KO 2940/130


Road, Indian policeman and monument.
Accession Number: KO 2940/131


Battalion on parade, circa 1937-39
Accession Number: KO 2940/132


St. George’s Gate, Madras
Accession Number: KO 2940/133


Wallajah Road, possibly Madras
Accession Number: KO 2940/134


India
Accession Number: KO 2940/135


Group of soldiers, possibly at Karachi, 1st King’s Own, 1940
Accession Number: KO 2940/136


Sind Secretariat, Karachi, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/137


Donkey Cart outside Sind National Printing Press, Karachi, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/138


Union Jack Club, Karachi, 1939-40
Accession Number: KO 2940/139


Native Jetty, Karachi, 1939-40
Accession Number: KO 2940/140


Tram car and street, Karachi, India, 1939-40
Accession Number: KO 2940/141


Bunder Road, Karachi, India, 1939-40
Accession Number: KO 2940/142


Napier Barracks, Karachi, India, 1939-40
Accession Number: KO 2940/143


Marching troops of the 1st King’s Own, Karachi, 1939-40
Accession Number: KO 2940/144


Monument, Karachi, India, 1939
Accession Number: KO 2940/145


Wellington Barracks, Southern India, circa 1937
Accession Number: KO 2940/146


Elphinstone Street, Karachi, India, 1939-40
Accession Number: KO 2940/147


Clifton, Karachi, India, 1939-40
Accession Number: KO 2940/148


Indian Countryside, circa 1937-40
Accession Number: KO 2940/149


Light House, Karachi, India, 1939-40
Accession Number: KO 2940/150


War Memorial, Madras
Accession Number: KO 2940/151

 

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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