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Collections - Autograph Album

1st/4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, April 1915

Autograph Album containing the signatures, some photographs and some career details of officers of the 1st/4th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Collection by Major R P Little, in April and May 1915 whilst the battalion was based in Bedford and just prior to their deployment overseas.  A group photograph of the officers can be found at the bottom of this page.


The small autograph album features a cap badge of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment on it's cover.
Accession Number KO2986/01


Lieutenant Colonel Walter F A Wadham, VD, Commanding Officer.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-01


Major Robert Thompson.
Accession Number KO2986/01-02


Major Nicholas E Barnes.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-03


Captain R P Little.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-04


Captain W D Barratt.
Accession Number KO2986/01-05


Captain George B Balfour.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-06


Lieutenant Ernest Henry Hewitt.  Killed in action with the 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, on 15th/16th June 1915 in the attack on Locon.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-07


Lieutenant Alexander Allen Wright.  Killed in action with the 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, on 8th August 1916 in the Trones Wood Sector during the Battle of the Somme.
Accession Number KO2986/01-08


2nd Lieutenant Harry Robert Sykes
Accession Number: KO2986/01-09


2nd Lieutenant William Campbell Neill.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-10


Captain J M Mawson.
Accession Number KO2986/01-11


Captain Ralph D'albin Morrell.  Killed in action with the 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regimient on 8th August 1916 whilst in temporary command of the Battalion in the Trones Wood Sector during the Battle of the Somme.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-12


Lieutenant John Fisher.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-13


Captain James Vince Barrow.
Accession Number KO2986/01-14


Captain W Gareniares Pearson.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-15


Lieutenant James Crossley, Quartermaster.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-16


Captain and Adjutant V A Jackson (York and Lancaster Regiment).
Accession Number KO2986/01-17


Lieutenant Eustace M W Tillyard.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-18


Lieutenant Amos Beardsley.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-19


2nd Lieutenant Harold Arthur Brocklebank.
Accession Number KO2986/01-20


Lieutenant Geoffrey Fell Taylor.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-21


Lieutenant Robert Gardner.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-22


2nd Lieutenant Edward Spearing.  Killed in action with the 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, on 11th September 1916, whilst in command of 'D' Company, at Delville Wood during the Battle of Ginchy.
Accession Number KO2986/01-23


2nd Lieutenant
R H Steinthal
Accession Number: KO2986/01-24


Major A F Rutherford, Royal Army Medical Corps, Territorial Force.  (Medical Officer)
Accession Number: KO2986/01-25


Brigadier General G L Hibbert.
Accession Number KO2986/01-26


Captain John Caddy.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-27


Lieutenant H Y Huthwaite.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-28


2nd Lieutenant James Fisher.
Accession Number KO2986/01-29


2nd Lieutenant George Braddyll Bigland.  Killed in action whilst with the 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment on 15th June 1915 at the Battle of Festubert.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-30


2nd Lieutenant Thomas William Dugdale.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-31



Accession Number KO2986/01-32


Lieutenant George Henry Walker.  Killed in action with the 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment on 16th June 1915 in the attack at Locon.
Accession Number: KO2986/01-33


Officers of the 1st/4th Battalion at Bedford before proceeding overseas on 3rd May 1915.
Rear row, left to right: 2nd Lieutenants James Fisher, Harry Robert Sykes, Harold Arthur Brocklebank, R H Steinthal, Edward Spearing, Lieutenants Geoffrey Fell Taylor, E H Hewitt, Alexander Allen Wright, 2nd Lieutenant William Campbell Neill, Lieutenant John Fisher, and 2nd Lieutenant Thomas William Dugdale.
Middle row, left to right: Lieutenants Robert Gardner and James Crossley (Quartermaster), Captains W Gareniares Pearson, James Vince Barrow, George B Balfour, J M Mawson, Ralph D'albin Morrell, Lieutenants H Y Huthwaite, George Henry Walker, and 2nd Lieutenant George Braddyll Bigland.
Front row, left to right: Captain W D Barrett, Major A F Rutherford, Major R Thompson (Second in Command), Lieutenant Colonel W F A Wadham (Commanding), Captain V A Jackson (Adjutant), Major Nicholas E Barnes and Captain R P Little.
Accession Number KO0674/01-54b and KO0428/01

 

 

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