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The National Service Years 1945-59

2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Eritrea - Parades


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.  Lieutenant J Taylor, Company Sergeant Major G Hull, 2nd Lieutenant Derek Dunand and Colour Sergeant Riley in the Colour Party.  The soldier immediately in front of the Colour Party is Private Leonard Knowles.
Accession Number: KO0726/14 and KO3051/01


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.  Brigadier G M Gamble, OBE, taking the salute.  The Colour Party is formed of Lieutenant J Taylor, left and 2nd Lieutenant Derek E Dunand, right.  Company Sergeant Major G Hull is in the centre, and the Colour Sergeants are J Riley and G Hurley.
Accession Number: KO0726/15


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.  The Band of the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Berkshire Regiment with Major H L S Hillyard, OBE.
Accession Number: KO0726/16


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.  Major H L S Hillyard OBE and Colour Sergeant A Smith, first soldier on the left.
Accession Number: KO0726/17


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.  The officer is Captain C C Stock and the Company Sergeant Major is Warrant Officer Class 2 C J Burden.
Accession Number: KO0726/18


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.
Accession Number: KO2712/02


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.
Accession Number: KO2712/14


Parade, probably Asmara, Eritrea.
Accession Number: KO2712/79


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.
Accession Number: KO2712/84


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.
Accession Number: KO2712/85


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.
Accession Number: KO2712/86


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.
Accession Number: KO2712/87


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.
Accession Number: KO2712/88


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.
Accession Number: KO2712/97


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  Visit of Admiral Sir Algenon Willis, KCB, (Commander in Chief Mediterranean Fleet, with Brigadier G M Gamble OBE to the rear, 6th March 1948.
Accession Number: KO0721/23


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  Colour Party, left to right: Colour Sergeant J Whittaker; 2nd Lieutenant N P G Freeguard; Company Sergeant G Hull and Colour Sergeant J Kennedy.
Accession Number: KO0721/24


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  Visit of Admiral Sir Algenon Willis, KCB, (Commander in Chief Mediterranean Fleet, talking to Company Sergeant Major Hull, 6th March 1948.
Accession Number: KO0721/25


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  Visit of Admiral Sir Algenon Willis, KCB, (Commander in Chief Mediterranean Fleet, talking to Colour Sergeant J Kennedy, 6th March 1948.
Accession Number: KO0721/26


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.
Accession Number: KO2712/98


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The King's Birthday Parade, 10th June 1948.
Accession Number: KO2712/99 & KO0726/19


2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Asmara, Eritrea.  The Colours on Gibraltar Day, 23rd July 1948.
Accession Number: KO0726/20

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