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Selected New Acquisitions to the Museum's Collection

Medals and photos of Private William Frank Trayes

Photograph of Captain Charles Lawrence Husband

Captain Charles Lawrence Husband is shown as having been commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant into the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment on 19th December 1916.  He was attached to the 11th Battalion from April 1917 and in June 1917 joined the 8th Battalion, but attached to the 1st/5th Battalion. He was promoted Lieutenant on 19th June 1918.  He was Acting Captain with the 1st/5th Battalion of the King's Own from 14th August 1918 to 28th January 1919. 


Captain Charles Lawrence Husband, circa 1918 or 1918, as he is wearing the divisional flash of the 55th West Lancashire Division.
Accession Number: KO3004/01

 


Photograph of unknown sergeant of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, First World War, in aluminium frame with rifles and the wording 'Doing His Bit'.
Accession Number: KO2950/62


Unknown officer of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, First World War.
Accession Number: KO2950/59


Unknown soldier of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, First World War.
Accession Number: KO2950/60


Number 11 Platoon of the 11th (Service) Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
Accession Number: KO2973/05

  
Group of soldiers of the 4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, First World War with the helmets marked "4 KO".
Accession Number: KO2950/57


C Company, 8th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, circa 1915.
Accession Number: KO2590/10


Unidentified group of soldiers of the 8th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, circa 1914.
Accession Number: KO2950/02

Postcard to Lance Corporal C Dodd, 5th King's Own.

  


Postcard, front and rear, sent to Lance Corporal C Dodd, by his son.  Addressed to Lance Corporal C Dodd, H Company, 5th King's Own, Number 9 Post, care of Captain Carter, Great Western Hotel, Swindon.  The card is postmarked Fleetwood, 1st October 1914.
Accession Number: KO2917/61

 

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